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Table 4 Status of training 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

  Training on vector control Training on pesticide management
WHO Region All Part None n All Part None n
African 7% 86% 7% 29 7% 86% 7% 30
American 41% 59% 0% 27 23% 77% 0% 26
Eastern Mediterranean 35% 59% 6% 17 29% 53% 18% 17
European 0% 100% 0% 5 25% 75% 0% 4
South-East Asian 13% 74% 13% 8 13% 87% 0% 8
Western Pacific 13% 82% 5% 23 8% 88% 4% 24
All 21% 75% 4% 109 16% 79% 5% 109
  1. as expressed by: certified training in vector control and in sound management of public health pesticides received by those responsible for decision making and implementation of vector control activities. Presented is the percentage of countries specifying whether all, part, or none have received training, and the number of responding countries (n), in each Region.