CREC LSHTM Newsletter December 2019
CREC/LSHTM INSECTARY: A KEY TO SUCCESS
Mosquitoes, the malaria vector are very important in the global
fight against malaria. It is no doubt the most important “test
item” in efficacy studies of vector control tools. CREC/LSHTM has
a well-resourced insectary unit to produce and supply mosquitoes
for its very busy bioassay laboratory.
CREC-LSHTM Newsletter Issue October 2019
CREC/LSHTM Facility prides in its quality service delivery hinged on high staff competency level & training programs
The CREC/LSHTM Facility does not undermine the place of staff competence in achieving and maintaining success in its day-to-day operations aimed at rendering quality services to its clients and contributing ultimately to reducing the impact of malaria in the tropics.
CREC-LSHTM Newsletter Issue July 2019
Experiment Hut Stations for vector Control Product Evaluation
In keeping with guidelines stipulating the need of a suitable system for WHOPES phase 2 semi-field evaluation of vector control tools, CREC / LSHTM installed a field site at Covè (7°14′N, 2°18′E), central Benin in 2013.
CREC-LSHTM Newsletter Issue 2 March 2019
CREC/LSHTM is preparing for the kick-off of its community randomized controlled trial. This project funded by UNITAID through IVCC aims at accessing the efficacy of 2 novel dual active Ingredient LLINs (Royal Guard net combining pyriproxyfen and alpha-cypermethrin) and Interceptor G2 (a mixture incorporating chlorfenapyr and alpha-cypermethrin) in 3 districts in central Benin.
CREC-LSHTM Newsletter Issue 1 February 2019
CREC/LSHTM (Benin) has become the first research center in the
West African region and the second on the African continent to
receive the OECD Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) accreditation
in vector control product evaluation. This is a laudable
achievement and only reveals the priority and value the
CREC/LSHTM team places on the quality of its services.