Current Priorities

  • Continued technical support and GLP certification guidance for field testing centres;
  • Revision and dissemination of Best Practice SOPs for laboratory testing of vector control products;
  • Engagement with GLP sites on the validation of new vector control testing methods;
  • Building linkages between GLP testing facilities with WHO PQ and endemic country regulators to raise awareness and understanding;
Cone tests during IRS campaign, Ethiopia, Brant Stewart, RTI, PMI, 2014

Milestones

  • Updated site facility matrix and search tool to include sites on pathway to GLP certification and analytical laboratories;
  • GLP convening coordinated with WHO PQ to discuss updates to data requirements and testing guidelines;
  • Development of further training pathways for GLP Quality Assurance for sites ;
WHO cone tests used during entomological surveillance, Uganda, Caitlin Christman/PMI, 2017

GLP Testing Sites

Ifakara Health InstituteTanzania

National Institute of Medical ResearchTanzania

PAMVERC-KCMUCo Test FacilityTanzania

CREC, CotonouBenin

Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (IRSS)Burkina Faso

Centre Suisse de Recherches ScientifquesCôte D'Ivoire

Institut Pierre Richet (IPR)Côte D'Ivoire

Centro de Investigations de Plagas e Insecticides (CIPEIN)Argentina

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ)Brazil

University of ColombiaColombia

Collaborative Unit for Entomological BioassaysMexico

National Institute of Malaria ResearchIndia

Vector Control Research CentreIndia

National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and PreventionChina

Institute for Medical ResearchMalaysia

Vector Control Research UnitMalaysia

Standard Operating Procedures

I2I has collated a number of ‘best practice’ SOPs for the laboratory and semi-field testing of LLIN and IRS products from global testing sites. The SOPs have been reviewed by a panel of independent experts and are deliberately un-formatted for easy incorporation into site specific SOP files and adapted to location specific contexts.

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

i2i would like to acknowledge the following people and institutions for their valued assistance in compiling the SOPs.

For leading the work and technical oversight:

  • Alex Wright,  consultant to i2i
  • Graham Small, IVCC

For participating on the expert panel for IRS:

  • Richard Oxborough, Abt Associates
  • Corine Ngufor, CREC
  • Chouaibou Mouhamadou, CSRS
  • John Lucas, Vector Control Works
  • Fabrice Chandre, IRD
  • Salum Azizi, IHI
  • Edi Constant, CSRS
  • Matt Kirby, PAMVERC-KCMUCo
  • Sarah Moore, IHI

For participating on the expert panel for LLINs:

  • Abdoulaye Diabate, IRSS
  • Sarah Moore, IHI
  • Joseph Chabi, Abt Associates
  • John Gimnig, CDC
  • Mark Rowland, LSHTM
  • Matt Kirby, PAMVERC-KCMUCo
  • Corine Ngufor, CREC

For participating on the GLP workstream review of SOPs:

  • Rajpal Yadav, WHO
  • Caroline Reghelini, WHO
  • Karl Malamud Roam, consultant to WHO
  • Dave Malone, Sumitomo Chemical
  • John Lucas, Vector Control Works
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IRS Block Preparation
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Cone bioassay on IRS Treated Huts
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Experimental Hut Spraying
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Transportation of mosquitoes
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Cone Bioassay
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Cutting and preserving net samples for chemical analysis
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Net Washing
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Net washing for Phase II LLIN Trials
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