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Table 2 Conditions and challenges of procurement of vector control insecticides

From: Management of insecticides for use in disease vector control: a global survey

  United Nations Regional Group
African Asia-Pacific Latin American & Caribbean European & Othersa
Topic % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
Insecticide susceptibility status as criterion for selection 89 (28) 80 (30) 92 (25) 38 (8)
Problems estimating amounts needed for routine/normal situations 15 (27) 27 (30) 8 (24) 13 (8)
Problems estimating amounts needed for emergency situations 32 (28) 40 (30) 17 (24) 11 (9)
Quality control (pre- and/or post-shipment) required for procurement 56 (27) 73 (30) 36 (25) 0 (9)
Procurement requirements aligned with other countries 22 (27) 32 (28) 52 (25) 20 (10)
  1. Data presented as % of responding countries per Regional Group that gave a positive response regarding each topic (n indicates number of responding countries for each topic)
  2. a Western & Eastern Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand