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Vector Control

Integrated Vector Management (IVM)

Vector control is well suited for integrated approaches because some vectors are responsible for multiple diseases, and some interventions are effective against several vectors. The concept of IVM was developed as a result of lessons learned from integrated pest management, which is used in the agricultural sector; IVM aims to optimize and rationalize the use of resources and tools for vector control. This resource page links to WHO materials on IVM and to PAHO materials on vector-borne diseases (VBDs).

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 11:15
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Resistance to Insecticides

Monitoring Susceptibility to Insecticides: Monitoring the resistance of Anopheles to insecticides is a priority activity for the Network. The goal is to implement a surveillance system based on monitoring temporal and spatial variations in patterns of resistance to the main insecticides used in the Region.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 January 2011 07:22
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Vector Control

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

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 17:20
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