Neglected tropical diseases

Fifth meeting of the vector control advisory group (VCAG)

Geneva, Switzerland, 2–4 November 2016

WHO/Department of control of neglected tropical diseases

Publication details

Editors: Dr A. Drexler/Integrated vector management
Number of pages: vi, 66 p.
Publication date: July 2017
Languages: English
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The WHO Vector Control Advisory Group (VCAG) supports national and global efforts to control and eliminate vector-borne diseases worldwide by strengthening WHO’s capacity to assess the public health efficacy of new vector control innovations and to develop appropriate technical recommendations. This report details the proceedings and outcomes of its fifth meeting, held in November 2016.

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