Malaria Vector Control and Surveillance Project (2012-2013)

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Private sector client

Project Location

Project Duration

1 year

Total Value


Value of Montrose Component



  • Montrose provided technical assistance to a major oil company on the design, management and monitoring of its malaria vector control programme in Western Uganda.
  • Our client operates in Western Uganda in an area of high malaria endemicity.
  • Employees based at the site are at high risk of malaria which can have significant impact, both human and financial, on the company’s operations. To this end, it was important for all possible vector control measures be put in place and appropriately monitored to minimise the risk of malaria transmission.


  • Montrose was contracted by the company to provide a range of malaria vector control services including:
    • Development of malaria vector management plan, standard operating procedures for vector control and audit checklist.
    • Establishing an entomological baseline to establish vector species, sporozoite rates and insecticide resistance.
    • Carrying out quarterly entomological surveillance and monitoring of vector control activities.
    • Conducting annual insecticide resistance testing and sporozoite rate calculations.
    • Development of KPIs and their quarterly reporting.
    • Training of company personnel and local subcontractors in malaria vector control.
    • Producing monthly malaria reports from national Ministry of Health statistics and provision of on-call technical assistance.


  • Montrose successfully designed and oversaw the management of the vector control and built local capacity to conduct vector control activities at the site.