Protecting the health and safety of workers in emergency vector control of Aedes mosquitoes. Interim guidance for vector control and health workers
Protecting the health and safety of workers in emergency vector control of Aedes mosquitoes. Interim guidance for vector control and health workers. World Health Organization Interim Guidance 2016
This guidance concerns space spraying of insecticides, larvicide application and indoor residual spraying for the emergency vector control of Aedes spp. mosquitoes. It is intended for vector control managers and operators, public health workers, medical professionals, district health officers and ministries of health. The content includes ‘Guidance for occupational health’ and safety for users of vector controls’ and ‘management of acute poisoning by insecticides’.
Adults, All, Both sexes, Epidemic, Female, Health, Healthcare workers, HIV and sexually transmitted infections, Infections and infectious diseases, Male, Maternal and perinatal health, Nervous system and neurologic diseases, Older people, Viral fevers, Zoonotic and other parasitic infections