List of WHO publications: Vectors disease
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2012 Order Number    11500842 ISBN-13
 9789241564472
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
The next few years will be critical in the fight against malaria and the global health community needs to recognize that mosquito resistance to insecticides is now also a serious challenge to malaria control efforts. Insecticide resistance has been identified in 64 countries around the world, affecting all WHO Regions with ongoing malaria transmission. .../...
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2012 Order Number    18000080 ISBN-13
 9789240688407
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This handbook presents an operational framework to guide managers and those implementing vector-borne disease control programmes in designing more efficient, cost-effective systems. As a national IVM policy and an intersectoral steering committee are essential for establishing IVM as a national strategy, the handbook begins with the policy and institutional framework for IVM. .../...
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2012 Order Number    19300244 ISBN-13
 9789241502801
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Integrated vector management (IVM) is a rational decision-making process for optimal use of resources for vector control. The aim of the IVM approach is to contribute to achievement of the global targets set for vector-borne disease control, by making vector control more efficient, cost-effective, ecologically sound and sustainable. .../...
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2008 Order Number    15400002 ISBN-13
 9789290223320
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Integrated vector management (IVM) is one of the key elements of the Revised Malaria Control Strategy of the SEA Region. The technical, managerial and operational capacities of district-level managers are inadequate or weak to understand, plan, and implement components of an IVM approach at district and sub-district levels. .../...
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2008 Order Number    15700057 ISBN-13
 9789290222941
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Vector-borne diseases are a major health problem in the South-East Asia Region and in other parts of the world. There are about 4 500 mosquito species in existence; species belonging to the Anopheles genus transmit malaria. Combating malaria is part of the Millennium Development Goals, and vector control is a key strategy both regionally and globally. .../...
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2004 Order Number    14600020 ISBN-13
 9789290213406
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Vector-borne diseases are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. Well planned and coordinated vector control interventions contribute significantly to reduction of the incidence of vector-borne diseases. Effective vector control methods exist but their implementation as part of integrated disease management is limited. .../...
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2003 Order Number    15002008 ISBN-13
 9789290610687
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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The main objective of these guidelines is to provide practical information on the steps for preventing and controlling outbreaks of dengue haemorrhagic fever. The main emphasis is on vector surveillance and control, and priority is given to simple environmental measures which individuals and communities can take to eliminate larval breeding. .../...
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2002 Order Number    16300156 ISBN-13
 9789275124505
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CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
Preventing and controlling foodborne diseases and protecting consumers has emerged as a serious public health challenge at the onset of the 21st century. .../...
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1992 Order Number    11501372 ISBN-13
 9789241544399
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
A practical training module on entomological field techniques for malaria control presented in two separately bound parts. The first, addressed to learners, provides step-by-step instructions in the field work needed to secure comprehensive information about the mosquito population in a given area. .../...
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1990 Order Number    16600003  
 
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CHF 170,00  / US$ 204,00 Developing countries    CHF 119,00
English
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1990 Order Number    11503041 ISBN-13
 9789241544030
Price
CHF 51,00  / US$ 61,20 Developing countries    CHF 35,70
English
An illustrated guide to the technical design, operation, calibration, performance, safe use, maintenance, and testing of virtually all equipment - from hand-operated sprayers to fixed-wing aircraft - currently used for the chemical control of vectors. .../...
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