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’.
Adolescents, Adults, Both sexes (for groups of both male and female persons), Children, Combatant, Displaced population, Epidemic/Endemic, Health, Healthcare workers, HIV and sexually transmitted infections, Host population, Infections and infectious diseases (all), Internally displaced population, LGBT (lesbian gay bisexual and transgender), Maternal and perinatal health, Minorities, Neonates/infants, Nervous system and neurologic conditions, Non-combatant, Older people, Persons with disabilities, Pregnant/lactating women, Prisoners/Detainees, Returning population, Stateless, Viral fevers/VHF, Zoonotic and other pathogens