Tool to Assess Entomological Monitoring, Environmental Compliance, and Vector Control Capacity for the Prevention and Control of Zika and Other Arboviruses

Resource Type: Assessment Tool
Authors: Dereje Dengela
Published: 7/1/2016

Resource Description: This assessment tool was designed to assess country capacity to conduct Aedes vector control and entomological monitoring activities in five countries in Latin America and the Caribbean – the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, and Honduras. The purpose of the tool is to review capacity strengths and gaps within each of these countries, and to propose recommendations that improve country readiness to prevent and control Zika and other arboviruses. The tool will assess capacity in line with nine thematic areas:

  1. Place, Structure, and Financial Resources of Entomological Surveillance and Vector Control at Various Administrative Levels
  2. Stakeholders’ Coordination and Community Mobilization /Engagement for Control of Aedes Mosquitoes
  3. Human Resources
  4. Infrastructure
  5. Capacity to Design and Prepare Entomological Monitoring, Vector Control, and Environmental Control Plan
  6. Implementation Capacity
  7. Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting
  8. Stakeholders’ Engagement and Use of Entomological Data to Inform Vector Control
  9. Insecticide Registration Status and Environmental Compliance


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