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Table 3 Procedures for 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)
Procurement for malaria control at central level 63 (27) 73 (30) 84 (25) 20 (10)
Procurement for arboviruses at central level 23 (26) 57 (30) 88 (25) 11 (9)
Procurement for other vector-borne diseases at central level 41 (27) 55 (29) 77 (22) 10 (10)
Procurement of vector control pesticides at decentralized level 71 (28) 72 (29) 75 (24) 50 (10)
Only WHO-recommended products procured at central level 81 (27) 87 (30) 68 (25) 29 (7)
Only WHO-recommended products procured at decentralized level 76 (21) 50 (20) 35 (17) 40 (5)
WHO quality standards used for centralized procurement 82 (28) 100 (30) 80 (25) 33 (6)
WHO quality standards used for decentralized procurement 68 (19) 52 (21) 39 (18) 40 (5)
  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