Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Toolkit for Monitoring and Evaluation of Indoor Residual Spraying for Visceral Leishmaniasis Control in the Indian Subcontinent: Application and Results

Table 1

Input indicators for IRS: availability of different resources for conducting IRS.

Samastipur, Muzaffarpur, and Vaishali
Sunsari, Morang, and Saptari (Nepal)
Sarlahi, Dhanusa, and Mahottari

Existence of guideline and action planYesYesYesYesYes
Type of insecticide to be usedDDTLambdacyhalothrinLambdacyhalothrinDeltamethrinDeltamethrin
Adequate storage facilityYesYesYesNoNo
Average % of functional pumps79.6%94.4%78.3%100%100%
Have enough spare partsNoNoYesYesYes
Training (days) for spray man before going to IRSNo
(0 day)
(3 days)
(3 days)
(2 days)
(1 day)
Protective clothing availableNot providedPartially providedPartially providedPartially providedPartially provided

*Pilot areas for new national programme. Pumps were either hired from neighbouring sub-districts or provided by research team.

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