TRAINING

Course Title Content Duration/Time Cost/Person
1 IRS Phase 1
  • Production of blocks and labelling
  • Dose calculation and preparation of solutions
  • Spraying of blocks using a potter tower
  • Cone test on treated block substrates
Four (4) days $1,500
2 IRS Phase 2
  • Refurbishment of experimental huts
  • Calculation of doses for treatment of experimental huts
  • Cone test on experimental huts
  • User of sprayer and calibration
  • IRS applications
  • Conduct of IRS hut studies
  • In situ cone bioassays
Five (5) days $2,000
3 LLIN Phase 1
  • Cutting LLINs samples for testing
  • Laboratory washing of net samples
  • Regeneration time studies on LLINs
  • Efficacy and wash resistance testing of LLINs (cone and tunnel test)
  • Preservation of LLINs for HPLC analysis
Four (4) days $1,500
4 LLIN Phase 2
  • Washing of mosquito nets
  • Rotation of mosquito nets
  • Conduct of LLINs hut trials
  • Cutting of mosquito nets samples
  • Wash resistance tunnel Test
  • Wash resistance cone bioassays
  • Preservation of LLINs for HPLC analysis
Five (5) days $2,000
5 Insectary & Animal House Management
  • Mosquito rearing
  • Larval survey
  • Processing mosquitoes sourced as eggs or larvae
  • Fitness testing
  • Preservation of LLINs for HPLC analysis
  • Care for animals
  • Animal identification
  • Blood feeding of insectary mosquitoes
Five (5) days $1,500
6 Protocols & Final Reports
  • Writing of study protocol
  • Amendment and deviations to study protocol
  • Writing final report
  • Issuing, writing and archiving final reports
Three (3) days $1,500
7 QA Inspections
  • Facility inspection
  • Field site facility inspection
  • Archive inspection
  • Study protocol inspection
  • Study critical phase inspection
  • Quality indicators inspection
Five (5) days $2,000
8 Data Management & Study Archiving
  • Managing raw data
  • Data entry
  • Managing field data
  • Data storage
  • File naming
  • Computer maintenance
  • Validation of computerized systems
  • Procedures for archiving data
  • Procedures for archiving studies
  • Electronic archiving
Three (3) days $1,250
9 Resistance Bioassays
  • Dose calculation for impregnation of filter papers
  • WHO cylinder bioassay (treating and testing procedures)
  • Dosage calculation for CDC bottle bioassay
  • CDC bottle bioassay (coating and testing procedures)
Three (3) days $1,000
10 Facility Management & Study Director
  • Responsibilities related to the initiation of a study
  • Responsibilities related to the conduct of a study
  • Responsibilities related to reporting
  • Responsibilities related to archiving
  • Responsibilities of study Director
  • Facility manager’s responsibilities
  • Business Plan Development for field laboratories
  • Communicating with study sponsors
  • Initiation or coordination of studies
  • Acquisition of funds and costing of projects
  • Managing Study Directors
  • Responsibilities of Study Directors
Three (3) days $1,000

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