Improving the Impact of Vector Control Efforts via Evidence-Based Vector Control: In 2004 and 2005, technical cooperation promoted by RAVREDA helped introduce a cooperation agenda in the Amazon aimed at improving the approach to malaria vector control in the Amazon subregion. In accordance with Roll Back Malaria guidelines, the project is promoting a strategy to
The new strategy is based on:
The following documents support the above:
The information thereby generated in routine services will make it possible to guide interventions at the local level and, at the same time, create an information system on entomological and operational indicators that will help the different levels in their decision-making:
Monitoring temporal and spatial variations in anopheline resistance to insecticides is identified among the variables that this system will include. In this area, with CDC support, concrete progress was made in 2005 in standardizing methodologies to monitor resistance.
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization