Learning Outcomes for Study Session 10

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

10.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 10.1)

10.2  Explain how IRS works to kill malaria vectors and protect people from malaria. (SAQs 10.1 and 10.2)

10.3  Explain the logistic requirements to undertake IRS effectively, using standard IRS techniques. (SAQs 10.3, 10.4, 10.5 and 10.6)

10.4  Calculate the IRS coverage in a village. (SAQs 10.5 and 10.6)

10.5  Describe how to safely handle and dispose of insecticides. (SAQ 10.7)

Study Session 10  Malaria Prevention: Indoor Residual Spraying of Houses

10.1  Introduction to indoor residual spraying (IRS)