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Table 1 Time line of key events

From: Costs and effects of the Tanzanian national voucher scheme for insecticide-treated nets



Mar 2002

Contract signed with GFATM

Nov 2002

Agreement signed between MoH and GFATM

Mar 2003

GFATM Funds arrive

Apr 2003

ITN cell leader appointed with funds and technical assistance from Swiss Development Corporation and Swiss Tropical Institute

Oct 2003

Programme Assistant and advisor appointed

May 2004

Tender for contractors issued

Jun 2004

Contract issued to logistics and training contractors

Jul 2004

Roll out planning begins

Sep 2004

Rollout training begins Regional training begins for voucher redemption

Oct 2004

Contracts issued to auditors and monitoring and evaluation contractors

Oct 2004

TNVS scheme formally launched Voucher distribution begins phased roll-out by district

May 2006

100% nationwide coverage achieved