Training

What skills should entomologists and vector control specialists have access to in order to do their job to the best of their ability? This section provides guidance and resources across technical, programme, and personal skills development for current and prospective vector control specialists and entomologists. This ranges from developing and maintaining good project management skills in order to administer efficient vector control initiatives, to technical training toolkits for entomology and vector control, including vector biology and fundamentals of parasitology, entomological surveillance techniques, and data mapping and presentation skills. Also featured are various resources to advance communications skills- creating effective PowerPoint presentations, and writing tips to influence different audiences- as well as guidance for technical writings, and online training for basic and advanced data analysis tools.

Training

What skills should entomologists and vector control specialists have access to in order to do their job to the best of their ability? This section provides guidance and resources across technical, programme, and personal skills development for current and prospective vector control specialists and entomologists. This ranges from developing and maintaining good project management skills in order to administer efficient vector control initiatives, to technical training toolkits for entomology and vector control, including vector biology and fundamentals of parasitology, entomological surveillance techniques, and data mapping and presentation skills. Also featured are various resources to advance communications skills- creating effective PowerPoint presentations, and writing tips to influence different audiences- as well as guidance for technical writings, and online training for basic and advanced data analysis tools.

Technical Guidance

Skills Development

Programme Management

Malaria Vector Surveillance for Elimination (MVSE)

MVSE is the flagship training program initiated by APMEN. It specifically targets capacity gaps in vector identification (morphology and molecular) and mapping, insecticide-resistance testing, and data-informed decision making for vector control strategies. Download training handouts