Brightly Colored Striped Netprotect® Durable Mosquito Bed Nets Now Available in Uganda

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, in addition to being available in traditional white, Netprotect® bed nets are available in Uganda in decorative red and white stripes. Which means that consumers can buy a mosquito bed net that is long lasting, strong, beautifully colored and contains an insecticide to kill mosquitoes.

Netprotect® mosquito bed nets give consumers protection against annoying mosquito bites and malaria, which is transmitted by mosquitoes, and the ability to decorate their bedrooms. These attractive nets, which last up to five years, will make more people want to hang them up and sleep under them because they are so beautiful.

The new brightly colored red and white striped nets are available in a variety of stores in Uganda such as: Uchumi Supermarkets, Nakumatt Supermarkets, Game Supermarkets, Tuskys Supermarkets and Quality Supermarkets and other leading stores. However, the distribution network will continue to expand to make the striped nets available throughout the entire country.

These nets are made of fabric that is very strong, and can last twice as long as many of the bed nets that are currently available in Uganda stores. The addition of the insecticide means that the bed net can kill insects that land on it, even when no one is sleeping beneath it.

The manufacturer Bestnet A/S has partnered with Balton Uganda Ltd. to act as their agent to introduce these colorful and effective long lasting insecticide incorporated mosquito bed nets to the Ugandan consumer market.

About Bestnet A/S
Bestnet A/S is the Danish manufacturer of Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs). Each month, Bestnet produces over 3 million Netprotect® LLINs that are used across Africa to combat malaria and other diseases transmitted by insects.

More information about Netprotect® is available at http://www.bestneteurope.com or by contacting Bestnet Director Trine Angeline Sig, ts@bestneteurope.com, mob.: +45 2826 2600.

About Balton Uganda Ltd.
Balton Uganda Ltd. is a subsidiary of British based Balton CP Ltd – Group .  For more than 50 years, Balton CP Ltd – Group has focused on their value adding sustainable business in sub-Saharan Africa to deliver high-quality products and cost effective and innovative solutions that improve public health, such as and providing safe cost effective products to control of the pests that spread infectious diseases, with the aim of eliminating the serious threat of malaria from Africa in future.

More information about Balton Uganda Ltd is available by contacting them at Balton Uganda Ltd., Public Health Division, Plot 47/51 Mulwana Road, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 852, Kampala, Uganda Tel: + (256) 757 255852, Fax: + 256 (0) 752 270100/1/2/3/4
, Mob: +(256) 753 330 768, Email: musyoka@balton.co.ug  

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SOURCE Bestnet A/S



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