Welcome to the website of the MCD-project. MCD stands for Mosquito Contamination Device and that is exactly the goal of this project to develop A low cost Mosquito Contamination Device (MCD) for sustainable malaria mosquito control. 

We envision the MCD as a device that can effectively lure, infect and contaminate malaria mosquitoes in tropical field settings. Our target is a MCD that can offer a novel way to combat mosquitoes in resource-poor settings where there is no power or great infrastructure present yet. 

Find out how we are going to do this

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2500 people protected against malaria

As of today some 450 houses in Lukolongo, southern Tanzania, have been fitted with Eave tubes. This means that 2500 people now benefit from the fact that in ...

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The MCD project is funded under the the European Union’s Framework 7 Health Innovation initiative as a collabarative project under the call 2.3.2-3:Prevention and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.