KOLDING, Denmark, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet A/S announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Shobikaa Impex Pvt Ltd. in regard to DuraNet® Long Lasting Insecticide Nets (LLINs). On October 27, 2013 Bestnet obtained a license to manufacture DuraNet® at all Bestnet manufacturing facilities worldwide. Further, Bestnet will market, promote, sell and distribute DuraNet® in its own name, and Bestnet will participate in the worldwide tender business with DuraNet®.
DuraNet® (LLIN) was developed and is manufactured to save lives. DuraNet® is a ready-to-use mosquito bed net, making it easy to deploy after it reaches its destination. Made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE), DuraNet® is strong and durable and will hold up well to everyday use and needed washings. DuraNet®'s malaria control capabilities are increased by incorporating a safe and effective insecticide called alphacypermethrin.
"We are thrilled to be able to offer DuraNet® to our customers. It is an excellent addition to our product line of durable, affordable, well-designed solutions that help improve the lives of others," said Trine Angeline Sig, Bestnet Managing Director.
"Further, it is a well-established product with a WHOPES full recommendation and complements our product offerings quite nicely," Sig continued.
Through Bestnet, DuraNet® will be available in the largest variety of colors, shapes and sizes of any World Health Organization (WHOPES) recommended LLIN available on the market. DuraNet® is also available with Customized Logos. Making Bestnet able to offer NGO's, Public Private Partnerships and donor recipients the ability to print a logo or message directly on an LLIN at an affordable price.
About Bestnet A/S
Bestnet A/S, the manufacturer of Netprotect® and DuraNet® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs), supports the many ministries of health and relief organizations worldwide that are working toward the goal of eventually eliminating malaria. Each year, over 1 million people die from malaria even though the disease is completely preventable and treatable. Sadly, most of these deaths occur amongst pregnant women and in children under the age of 5.
Bestnet is thoroughly immersed in capacity building throughout the world and is currently producing more than 3 million Netprotect® LLINs per month at their facilities.
More information about Bestnet A/S, Netprotect® LLINs and DuraNet® LLINs is available at: http://www.bestneteurope.com or by contacting Bestnet Managing Director, Trine Angeline Sig at email, mob.: +45 2826 2600.
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