Neglected tropical diseases

Submission of application dossiers to VCAG

WHO invites all parties involved in the development, manufacturing and research of innovative public health vector control to submit novel tools, technologies and strategies for the consideration and review of VCAG.

VCAG welcomes the submission of dossiers detailing novel public health vector control paradigms for evaluation. Additional information on VCAG operational procedures can be found under VCAG documents and publications

Application and submission information

  • A Letter of Intent may be submitted to the WHO secretariat by e-mail ( and
  • Submission dossier:
    • Cover letter
    • Completed data entry form
    • Supporting documentation (relevant publications, confidential data and chemical safety information)

The WHO secretariat will confirm receipt of any application dossiers by e-mail. All novel vector control paradigm submissions are prescreened for completeness and eligibility by the WHO secretariat prior to review by VCAG.

Please contact the secretariat for any clarifications.

For consideration at the third VCAG meeting to be held in November 2014, the formal application should reach the WHO secretariat by 15 July 2014.