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Mosquito Nets Pricing and procurement issues

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  1. Mosquito NetsPricing and procurement issues Presentation by Lorenzo WitherspoonRBM Partnership Secretariat, Malaria Medicines & Supplies Services Copenhagen – 1 February 2006 9.4

  2. Pricing & Procurement issues for Nets LONG LASTING INSECTICIDE TREATED NETS (LLINs) • WHOPES-recommended LLINs are of limited source (currently only 2 suppliers), generally made-to-order, hence the most difficult nets to source • Depending on destination, delivery time for an average order can be as much as 12 months ARO • Normal Prices have been known to fluctuate by as much as much as 20% ………

  3. Pricing & Procurement issues for Nets LONG LASTING INSECTICIDE TREATED NETS (LLINs)……. Therefore • Plan carefully and well in advance for procurement to synchronize arrival of nets with distribution • Ensure funds are on hand...and LLINs are WHOPES recommended • Order directly with themanufacturer or a reliable procurement agent or distributor

  4. Pricing & Procurement issues for Nets INSECTICIDE TREATED NETS (ITNs) • ITNs are freely available from multiple pre-qualified sources • Prices are more steady • ITNs have to be bundled with WHOPES approved insecticides and binders • Delivery lead times can be as low as six months ARO

  5. Pricing & Procurement issues for Nets INSECTICIDE TREATED NETS (ITNs) ………………… However • Strategic Planningremains indispensable to effective procurement • Procurement Cyclemust be significantly streamlined • Encouragepotential donors to consider ITNpurchase

  6. Pricing & Procurement issues for Nets Finally: Keep the focus on coverage! Plan procurement and distribution of ITNs while awaiting programmed LLINs.

  7. How to contact us… Mr Lorenzo Witherspoon Technical Officer Nets related issues Tel: +41 (0)22 791 1865 E-mail: witherspoonl@who.int Malaria Medicines & Supply Services (MMSS) Roll Back Malaria Partnership Secretariat Website: http://rbm.who.int/mmss/