Practices

  • Goal3:GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Long-lasting insecticidal mosquito net (Olyset Net)

Description

Sumitomo Chemical is expanding its R&D to develop a full range of innovative vector control technologies, with the goal of helping to eliminate malaria and other vector transmitted iseases. Sumitomo Chemical has been making substantial contribution to preventing malaria by supporting countries in Africa and Asia with Olyset Net, a long-lasting insecticidal mosquito net it developed in-house to protect people from malariacarrying mosquitoes. The company has since launched Olyset Plus which is effective in controlling nsecticideresistant mosquitoes. The company is also developing and supplying new insecticides for the control of mosquitoes that transmit other infectious diseases, such as de dengue or Zika fever. Olyset Net production operations have been established in Africa, thereby creating and maintaining local jobs while contributing to the growth of the regional economy.

Photograph©M.Hallahan/Sumitomo Chemical

Contact Information
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
URL : http://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/
Type

Private sector