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Table 3 Status of procurement procedures for vector control pesticide products in the WHO Regions

From: Status of pesticide management in the practice of vector control: a global survey in countries at risk of malaria or other major vector-borne diseases

  Guidance document Public tenders After-sale stewardship
WHO Region % n % n % n
African 50% 30 86% 29 48% 29
American 46% 26 70% 27 50% 26
Eastern Mediterranean 59% 17 81% 16 53% 17
European 80% 5 100% 5 80% 5
South-East Asian 88% 8 100% 8 63% 8
Western Pacific 38% 24 54% 24 54% 24
All 52% 110 76% 109 53% 109
  1. as expressed by: the presence of a national guidance document for procurement; procurement by the ministry being carried out through public tenders; and after-sale stewardship commitments as a condition in procurement. Presented is the percentage of countries answering each question positively, and the number of responding countries (n), for each Region.