The annual meeting of the regional Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) of the WHO/EMRO/UNEP/GEF-supported project will be held in Cairo, Egypt, from 10 to 12 July 2012. The meeting will be attended by the nominated national project coordinators from Djibouti, Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic and Yemen. Regional STAC members and vector control experts will also attend.
The objectives of the meeting are to:
- present and review the status of the regional demonstration project on DDT alternatives
- identify challenges and constraints in the implementation of demonstration activities in selected project countries
- report on the status of cost–effectiveness tools and any data collected to date
- propose recommendations and the way forward on the timely implementation of the project on DDT alternatives.
Report on the fifth meeting of the regional Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee of the WHO/UNEP project supported by the Global Environmental Facility, Cairo, Egypt, 10–12 July 2012 [pdf 165KB]