DawaPlus® performance

Malaria Consortium field testing

Malaria Consortium in Uganda performed field tests on DawaPlus® 2.0 nets for a period of three years. In 2012, the Consortium published the final results. Among the conclusions drawn, the Consortium confirmed the following:

“After 36 months of field use 83.3 (95% CI 65.3– 94.4) of the DawaPlus® 2.0 nets fulfilled the WHOPES criteria for the bioassay test, i.e. the criteria of 80% for the WHOPES phase III evaluation were fulfilled.”

 

Biological efficacy of DawaPlus® 2.0 against anopheles gambiae mosquitoes

Knockdown (a)

Mortality (b)

After 10 washes

After 15 washes

After 20 washes

After 25 washes

After 30 washes

WHOPES LLIN baseline criteria

DawaPlus® 2.0 has been validated under laboratory conditions in accordance with WHOPES protocols to determine its efficacy after a series of washes. DawaPlus® 2.0 meets the WHO LLIN criteria for efficacy after 20 washes:

  • 95% knockdown after 60 minutes (3 minutes exposure time)
  • 80% mortality after 24 hours (3 minutes exposure time).

(a) the percentage knockdown after 60 minutes
(b) the percentage of mosquito mortality after 24 hours