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Table 6 Status of storage, transport, and disposal 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)
Secure pesticide storage facilities at periphery level 46 (28) 55 (29) 24 (25) 67 (9)
Trained pesticide store keepers at periphery level 60 (25) 50 (30) 65 (23) 67 (9)
Pesticide transport personnel trained on safety, emergency 41 (27) 37 (30) 40 (25) 33 (9)
Guidance on sound disposal of vector control pesticide containers 46 (28) 48 (29) 24 (25) 22 (9)
Accumulation of obsolete vector control insecticides not a problem 56 (27) 60 (30) 48 (25) 100 (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