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Table 7 Staff structure of model LSM program for Mbita Division, western Kenya

From: Large-scale use of mosquito larval source management for malaria control in Africa: a cost analysis

Administrative level Number of staff Time contributed/
period employed per year
Role and responsibilities
PART TIME STAFF CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
International LSM expert 1 2 months Advice on technical and programme management. Capacity building, support and trouble shooting.
Provincial Malaria Control Officer 1 1 week Engagement in stakeholder meetings. Site visits with NMCP
District Public Heath Officer 1 1 hour/week Involvement in weekly management meetings.
  Medical Officer 1 2.5 weeks Involvement in weekly management meetings, sensitization of District health staff.
FULL TIME PROGRAM STAFF
District Program manager 1 12 months Day to day programme management, procurement, financial management. Recruiting and training Divisional supervisors
  Driver 1 12 months Transport of program manager. Delivery of larvicide to supervisors/LCP.
Division/
LSM-Area
Supervisors 3 12 months Field work management, quality control, larval spot checks and adult collections, reporting to programme manager. Evaluation and planning subsequent year's intervention. Training of Supervisors and LCP Recruitment and supervision of LCP.
5 km 2 LSM-Unit LCP 28 12 months Larvicide application, recording and reporting to supervisors