Presentation on theme: "Proper Management of DDT for malaria control Proper Management of DDT for malaria control Alieu Sallah Regional conference on ICT For development education."— Presentation transcript:
Proper Management of DDT for malaria control Proper Management of DDT for malaria control Alieu Sallah Regional conference on ICT For development education and training Dakar 27-30 May 2009
contents Introduction Reintroducing DDT usage in The Gambia NEA responsibility Purpose of the Course Problems Benefits of eLearning to NEA Stakeholders eLearning format Requirements for the course The course Self tests
INTRODUCTION DDT as insecticide WHO & Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM)
Reintroducing DDT usage in The Gambia Public health vector control WHO Guidelines
NEA responsibility Quality control of pesticides Environmental pollution monitoring Chemical control Chemical Management services
PURPOSE Enforce the hazardous chemicals and pesticides act. Teach regional health officials Public Safety
Benefits of eLearning to NEA Sensitize the public Trainings through E-Courses Communicate environmental information
BENEFITS + cost effective + less time consuming + wide audience
Stakeholders Funding National environment Agency National Malaria control programme Department of state for health Global fund for Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria
ELEARNING FORMAT Blended learning Course delivered in English Duration Content Chat sessions Evaluation Certification
Requirements for the course Five participants from each regional health center Minimum age is 18yrs Participants should be Gambians or permanent residents At least have a high school diploma Social background could be diverse Must read and write proper English Need computer skills and navigate the internet
THE COURSE Welcome to The Gambia National Environment Agency eLearning center tWelcome to The Gambia National EnvironmenAgency eLearning center t Introduction Topic Objective Pre knowledge Module1 Concept of DDT Module2 Environmental impact of DDTModule2 Environmental impact of DDT Module 3 Effects on human healthModule 3 Effects on human health Module 4 DDT use against MalariaModule 4 DDT use against Malaria Module5 Indoor Residual Spraying with DDT for Malaria Control Vector in The GambiaModule5 Indoor Residual Spraying with DDT for Malaria Control Vector in The Gambia Keeping the Environment safe. Welcome to The Gambia National Environment Agency eLearning center
Module5 Indoor Residual Spraying with DDT for Malaria Control Vector in The Gambia The application of this method requires the training of the operator to ensure the safe and correct application insecticides. With good skills and quality application equipment, hazards to human health and the environment, as well as financial losses can be avoided (WHO 2000).
Unit 1 GUIDELINE FOR APPLICATION OF INDOOR RESIDUAL SPRAYING FOR MALARIA CONTROL VECTOR IN THE GAMBIA. The Indoor Residual Spraying is the method most effective in the malaria vector control, to obtain a rapid large scale impact. The main objective of this is to reduce transmission by reducing the survival of the malaria vectors.
Sections Section1 Advantages of application (Indoor Residual Spraying) Section2 Safety Measures Section3 Accidental exposure Section4 Protective Accessories Section5 Procedures for spray in the housing Section6 After Spraying Section7 Preparation of equipments Section8 Mixing, Handling and spray techniques Section9 Disposal of empty containers and residue of insecticides Section10 Maintenance of Equipment
Mixing, Handling and Spray Techniques Mixing, Handling and Spray Techniques
Section8 Self Test Multi-choice Identify the part labeled A Question :This holds the DDT used for spraying 1.Bucket 2. Container 3. Sprayer Tank 4. Sprayer Answer: 1. Incorrect please try again 2. Incorrect please try again 3. Correct Very good. 4. Incorrect please try again
Quiz Your score is 100%. Questions answered correctly first time: 1/1 Which of the following is an Advantage of DDT application through IRS? 1. Kills all the diseases 2. Rapid and reliable short term effect 3. Acts as a disinfectant 4. Has a slow and long term effect Sorry please try again Hot Potatoes Self Test
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