A vector control needs assessment (VCNA) is essential to define the level of existing capacity to prevent mosquito-borne diseases and thereby identify focus areas for capacity building. This a priority activity of the Global Vector Control Response (GVCR). To support countries of the Pacific to undertake this priority activity, the PacMOSSI consortium have adapted the guidance within the VCNA framework to develop a Needs Assessment specifically for Pacific Island Countries (PICs).
Live data on the relative use of different traps to sample adult Aedes vectors
The Needs Assessment was designed using a framework to present the relationship between programs inputs, planned activities and measurable outputs. The framework enables: