Until 2015 – Capacity Building for IRS
Working Group Secretariat
Dr Konstantina Boutsika, Swiss TPH
A large and active work stream with five sub-groups, IRS built links between private sector work-place programs and national IRS roll-out to identify, disseminate and support guidelines, capacity building, systems development (including procurement, monitoring and evaluation) and pesticide management.
Impact of indoor residual spraying with lambda-cyhalothrin on malaria parasitemia and anemia prevalence among children less than five years of age in an area of intense, year-round transmission in Malawi. Skarbinski J et al. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Jun;86(6):997-1004.
Comparison of house spraying and insecticide-treated nets for malaria control Christopher F. Curtis & Abraham E.P. Mnzava.
Assessment of the effect of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying for malaria control in three rural kebeles of Adami Tulu District, South Central Ethiopia Bekele D et al. Malar J. 2012 Apr 25;11:127.
A comparative cost analysis of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying in highland Kenya Guyatt HL et al. Health Policy Plan. 2002 Jun;17(2):144-53.
Seven years of regional malaria control collaboration–Mozambique, South Africa, and Swaziland. Sharp BL et al. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Jan;76(1):42-7
Introducing AIRS Pocket Guides. March 2014.
Supervisory Toolkit for Better Indoor Residual Spraying. Februuary 2013.
Spray Operator Pocket Guide. January 2014.
AIRS IRS Storekeeper Pocket Guide. August 2013.
Impact of different strategies to control Plasmodium infection and anaemia on the island of Bioko (Equatorial Guinea). Gema Pardo et al. Malaria Journal 2006, 5:10.
Historical review of malarial control in southern African with emphasis on the use of indoor residual house-spraying. Mabaso ML et al. Trop Med Int Health. 2004 Aug;9(8): 846-56.
Equipment for Vector Control. WHO 1990.
What the World Needs Now Is DDT. Tina Rosenberg. New York Times, 11.04.2004
Leading Practice in Malaria Control. A study conducted by Sentinel Consulting, commissioned by Rio Tinto and facilitated by GBCHealth.
Report of the sixteenth WHOPES working group meeting. WHO/HQ, Geneva, 22-30 July 2013: review of Pirimiphos-methyl 300 CS, Chlorfenapyr 240 SC, Deltamethrin 62.5 SC-PE, Duranet LN, Netprotect LN, Yahe LN, Spinosad 83.3 Monolayer DT, Spinosad 25 Extended release GR.
Reduction of Malaria Prevalence by Indoor Residual Spraying: A Meta-Regression Analysis Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 87(1), 2012, pp. 117–124.
Combining Indoor Residual Spraying and Insecticide-Treated Net Interventions Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 81(3), 2009, pp. 519–524.
Impact assessment of malaria vector control using routine surveillance data in Zambia: implications for monitoring and evaluation Chanda et al. Malaria Journal 2012, 11:437.
Dramatic Decrease in Malaria Transmission after Large-Scale Indoor Residual Spraying with Bendiocarb in Benin, an Area of High Resistance of Anopheles gambiae to Pyrethroids Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 85(4), 2011, pp. 586–593.
The Combination of Indoor Residual Spraying and Insecticide-Treated Nets Provides Added Protection against Malaria Compared with Insecticide-Treated Nets Alone Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 85(6), 2011, pp. 1080–1086.
Redouble efforts to rid SADC region of malaria. Richard Kamwi. Business Day, November 2011.
Combining Indoor Residual Spraying and Insecticide-Treated Net Interventions Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 81(3), 2009, pp. 519–524
Combining indoor residual spraying and insecticide-treated nets for malaria control in Africa: a review of possible outcomes and an outline of suggestions for the future. Okumu and Moore Malaria Journal 2011, 10:208.
International advocacy against DDT and other public health insecticides for malaria control. Research and Reports in Tropical Medicine 2011:2 23–30.