Global Plan for Insecticide Resistance Management in Malaria Vectors
Nonserial Publications
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241564472 ISBN-10    9241564474
Order Number    11500842 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    30.00 / US$    36.00 Developing countries:    CHF    21.00
English     2012        130   pages
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Table of contents
Navigating the GPIRM
Acronyms and abbreviations
Executive summary

Part 1. The threat of insecticide resistance
1.1 Malaria vector control today
1.2 Status of insecticide resistance
1.3 Potential effect of resistance on the burden of malaria
1.4 Available approaches to managing resistance

Part 2. Collective strategy against insecticide resistance
2.1 Overall malaria community strategy
2.2 Country activities
2.3 Research agenda
2.4 Enabling mechanisms
2.5 Financial cost

Part 3. Technical recommendations for countries
3.1 Geographical areas with unknown levels of resistance
3.2 Geographical areas in which indoor residual spraying is the main form of vector control
3.3 Geographical areas in which long-lasting insecticidal nets are the main form of vector control
3.4 Geographical areas in which long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying are already used in combination
3.5 Choosing alternative insecticides

Part 4. Near-term action plan
4.1 Role of each stakeholder group
4.2 Action plan


Annex 1. Past use of malaria vector control tools
Annex 2. Long-lasting insecticidal nets, indoor residual spraying and other vector control interventions
Annex 3. History of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors
Annex 4. Challenges in associating insecticide resistance with epidemiological effect
Annex 5. Example of tipping-point in resistant Aedes mosquitoes
Annex 6. Selection pressure: role of agriculture, public health and other factors
Annex 7. Implications of discriminating doses of insecticide on detection of resistance
Annex 8. Main hypotheses for the impact of insecticide resistance on malaria burden
Annex 9. Use of integrated resistance management approaches (rotations, combinations, mosaics and mixtures)
Annex 10. Genetic research agenda
Annex 11. Financial modelling
Annex 12. Definitions