Brian Blackburn

Community and International Work Details

  • Project Title:  Integration of insecticide-treated bednet distribution and mass drug administration in Nigeria
  • Topic/emphasis:  Control of vector-borne parasitic diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Partnering Organization(s):  CDC, The Carter Center
  • Populations Served:  Children under 5, pregnant women
  • Location:  International
  • Specific Location:  Nigeria
  • This an ongoing project:  No
  • There are opportunities for student involvement in work:  No
  • Description:  Recently, linkage of ITN distribution with other disease control programs has shown great promise for improving coverage. We therefore integrated ITN distribution into an existing mass drug administration (MDA) program in Central Nigeria.

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