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Table 5 Status of quality control of vector control pesticide application 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

  Certification scheme for applicators Quality control scheme for equipment
WHO Region % n % n
African 47% 30 27% 30
American 25% 24 33% 27
Eastern Mediterranean 25% 16 41% 17
European 60% 5 40% 5
South-East Asian 38% 8 75% 8
Western Pacific 54% 24 30% 23
All 40% 107 35% 110
  1. as expressed by: the presence of a certification scheme for pesticide applicators in vector-borne disease control programmes; and the presence of a national scheme for quality control of pesticide application equipment for vector control. Presented is the percentage of countries answering each question positively, and the number of responding countries (n), in each Region.