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close this bookGuidelines on the Use of Insecticide - Treated Mosquito Nets for the Prevention and Control of Malaria in Africa (WHO - OMS, 1997, 88 p.)
close this folder10. Annexes
View the documentAnnex 1. Events contributing to end use of ITMNs
View the documentAnnex 2. Examples of estimating required number of mosquito nets: (net targeting focused on special risk groups)
View the documentAnnex 3. Examples of estimating required number of mosquito nets: (targeted for an entire population at risk)
View the documentAnnex 4. Information to guide ITMN implementation
View the documentAnnex 5. Potential sources of information for ITMN programmes
View the documentAnnex 6. Roles/responsibilities of potential partners
View the documentAnnex 7. Framework for collaborative/partnership planning
View the documentAnnex 8. Examples of monitoring process targets and monitoring indicators
View the documentAnnex 9. Examples of operational research priorities

Annex 7. Framework for collaborative/partnership planning



Macrolevel decision makers

Health/malaria control staff

Other government sectors

Academic/research institutes


Community groups

Private sector

Other support agencies

Political commitment, Institutional set up and characteristics

Establish policy framework

Establish institutional, collaborative framework

Incorporate MC/ITMNs in health systems reform structures

Define & delegate responsibilities

Establish framework to motivate workforce

Establish procurement systems


Establish target priorities

Prepare plans of action

Make needs assessments

Information, education and communication

Establish/maintain efficient information management system

Convince policy/decision makers, support agencies

Create motivated workforce

Mobilize community

Promote proper use of ITMNs

Technical information and choices

Assess resources, training and research needs

Provide information on materials (sources, specifications, costs, safety) to providers, implementers

Choose insecticide(s), formulations, dosages

Select treatment method(s)

Select monitoring indicators

Establish treatment processes, undertake (re)treatments


Provide training and guidance


Mobilize funds

Procurement, local manufacture

Make procurements on time

Purchase/sell nets at cost, subsidized

Promote local sewing of nets

Promote local commercial manufacture of nets

Storage and delivery, marketing

Store nets and material properly

Distribute to stores, user levels/treatment sites

Ensure insecticide (re)treatments on schedule

Financing: subsidies, grants, cost recovery

Sale at cost, or subsidized

Provide free (exceptionally)

Provide seed money, other support to community based net delivery systems

Meet costs of (re)treatments free, subsidized, or full cost

Monitoring, evaluation, quality control

Ensure adherence to policies, standards

Ensure proper mixing, dosages, treatment procedures

Ensure quality assurance, treatment efficacy, efficacy on vectors of pyrethroids used,

Undertake vector resistance monitoring

Ensure adherence to net washing requirements, i.e before (re)treatments, not soon after treatments

Ensure proper use of treated-nets

Monitor operational process, activities, target achievements

Assess impact on disease

Operational research

Identify operational research needs

Carry out problem-solving research

Support operational research

Guidelines to country-specific needs

Develop country-specific handbook based on AFR guidelines