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Management of insecticides for use in disease vector control: Lessons from six countries in Asia and the Middle East

May 19, 2021 - 14:02 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Henk van den Berg, Raman Velayudhan, Rajpal S. Yadav
Reference: 
PLoSNegl Trop Dis15(4):e0009358

Interventions to control the vectors of human diseases, notably malaria, leishmaniasis and dengue, have relied mainly on the action of chemical insecticides. However, concerns have been raised regarding the management of insecticides in vector-borne disease-endemic countries. Our study aimed to analyze how vector control insecticides are managed in selected countries to extract lessons learned.

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