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Table 1 Description of the participants

From: Establishing research priorities in prevention and control of vector-borne diseases in urban areas: a collaborative process

  Decision-makersa Researchers Total
Participants 8 13 21
 Women 4 9 13
 Men 4 4 8
Country of residence
 Brazil 3 (city, regional and federal levels) 4 7
 Colombia 2 (regional and national levels) 4 6
 Peru 1 (regional level) 0 1
 Canada 0 3 3
 France 0 1 1
 Spain 0 1 1
 USA (PAHO) 1 0 1
 Switzerland (WHO/ TDR) 1 0 1
Training
 MD + PhD (public health or epidemiology) 3 5 8
 PhD (all domains) 4 5 9
 MD student 0 2 2
 MSc 1 1 2
Specialty
 Surveillance, diagnostic and epidemiological 5 8 13
 Entomology 2 1 3
 Health economics 1 1 2
 Community health 0 2 2
 Virology 0 1 1
  1. MD Doctor of medicine, PhD Doctor of philosophy, Msc Master of science
  2. aFor the purpose of describing participants, the representatives of PAHO and WHO/TDR are included in this category.