Revisiting The Mosquito Net Distribution Issue

Here’s Businessweek‘s summary of the distribution issue in Africa:

The slow pace of progress has unleashed an ideologically charged battle over the best way to disseminate the life-saving nets. On one side are people who say that bed nets should be given away for free by governments and nonprofits to reach the maximum number of people as quickly as possible. On the other side are backers of so-called social marketing, who argue that bringing businesses into the mix improves efficiency and adds economic incentives and benefits to doing good.

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