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Table 5 Status of application 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)
Guidelines for safety precautions of vector control spray workers 71 (28) 70 (30) 71 (24) 56 (9)
Guidelines for health monitoring of vector control spray workers 29 (28) 27 (30) 44 (25) 11 (9)
Delegated vector control operations adequately monitored 67 (18) 54 (13) 56 (9) 50 (6)
Vector control decision-makers trained in vector control 44 (27) 38 (29) 36 (25) 25 (8)
Pest control operators required to be licensed or certified 65 (26) 63 (30) 56 (25) 88 (8)
  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