Funding for this research was provided by:
United States President's Malaria Initiative through United States Agency for International Developments
Received: 6 May 2020
Accepted: 18 October 2020
First Online: 28 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study pertained to the continuous national malaria programme around Lake Victoria intending to control malaria through IRS. Lake Zone Institutional Review Board (LZIRB) of the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Tanzania granted ethical approval for this study. Furthermore, at district and village level, permission to carry out IRS monitoring was attained from District Medical Officers (DMOs) and village leaders. We verbally acquired informed consents from head of households to use their houses for cone wall bioassays and mosquitoes collection. We used mosquito collection traps instead of human land catch (HLC).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.