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Table 2 Benefits of a geo-referenced household database for implementing key interventions on Bioko Island

From: Mapping and enumerating houses and households to support malaria control interventions on Bioko Island

Intervention Benefits
IRS/LLINs Household-level
Ability to track household interventions longitudinally based on permanent and unique household identifiers (e.g. track intra-household LLIN movement, monitoring insecticide concentrations following spray rounds)
Ability to target households during initial and follow-up rounds of interventions
Ability to verify and track sprayed households
Ability to target interventions based on household-level data
Community-level
Ability to adequately quantify insecticide and LLIN requirements
Improved deployment based on geo-political boundaries and known confirmed inhabited households
Improved field supervision of control teams, including control of the true coverage achieved
Ability to adequately engage community leaders to support interventions, particularly in urban areas
Household surveys (MIS) Household-level
Ability to link surveyed households longitudinally
Ability to easily locate and survey pre-selected households
Community-level
Improved supervision to track and verify surveyed households
Ability to estimate malaria prevalence at different spatial scales