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Table 6 Key elements of IVM represented in the three cases

From: Operational efficiency and sustainability of vector control of malaria and dengue: descriptive case studies from the Philippines

  Key element Cagayan Valley (province level) Mati
(municipal level)
Simbalan
(barangay level)
1 Evidence-based decision making Micro-stratification as the basis for tailor-made strategies per barangay But: entomological and human behavioural data not collected Case detection, mapping and vector surveillance as a basis for response action But: methods of vector surveillance should be improved Case detection and evaluation of bed net utilization as basis for local action planning But: evidence on environmental management lacking
2 Integrated approach   Multi-disease strategy of detection and response; combination of vector control methods Combination of chemical and non-chemical vector control methods
3 Collaboration within the health sector and with other sectors Local government involvement Re-orientation of barangay health emergency response teams; integrated disease surveillance unit; some collaboration with education and mining sectors; local government involvement Public-private partnership; local government involvement
4 Advocacy, social mobilization and legislation Health promotion Campaigns on behavioural change; clean-up drives; local legislation on vector control Local initiatives on malaria control; local programme ownership
5 Capacity building Training on detection and diagnosis; infrastructure
But: training on vector surveillance and situational analysis lacking
Training on detection and diagnosis; infrastructure; training on behavioural change and vector surveillance Training on detection and diagnosis; infrastructure
But: training on vector surveillance lacking