National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), India, recommends use of indoor residual spray
(IRS) with insecticides recommended under the programme; and use of chemical larvicides like abate in potable water; aerosol space spray during day time and malathion fogging during outbreaks as chemical control methods; and use of larvivorous fish in ornamental tanks, fountains, etc.
TMAs are bound to provide indoor residual spray
facility to each and every household free of cost if demanded by the citizens, the ACS concluded.
She informed that control activities include collection of blood slides from suspected malaria cases in all health facilities/relief camps and providing treatment to positive cases on the spot and submitting detailed report to the control room already established at Directorate of Malaria Control Programme Hyderabad on daily basis, ensure the availability of anti malarial medicines at all health facilities, check Indoor Residual Spray
in camps, schools and villages of highly rain affected areas to control any outbreak of malaria, monitor fumigation at relief camps and affected villages.
He informed that fumigation and residual spray
is also ongoing campaign in the high risk areas.
He said the Fisheries department would use larvae eating fish in the water ponds and fumigation and residual spray
will be also made in the high risk areas.
To demonstrate the feasibility of eliminating malaria and prevention of reestablishment of this disease, ICMR and Sun Pharma will use rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and antimalarial drugs (ACTs), longlasting insecticide treated bednets and indoor residual spray
He said incomplete address of dengue patient created problem in case response and indoor residual spray
In first phase from May to July this year, the cell has so far conducted three major rounds of fumigation and residual spray
in the rural areas of ICC focusing on schools, public buildings house dwellings and bazaars under the supervision of district health officer, Islamabad, assistant commissioners and magistrates.
Under the campaign, as many as five teams have been constituted for conducting door to door fumigation and residual spray
in the rural areas.
Manual for Indoor Residual Spraying: Application of Residual Sprays
for Vector Control.
However, Gair said it is a concern for unborn children and pregnant women, who he says should use residual sprays
in the home and insect repellent.