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Malaria vector control and personal protection [electronic resource] : report of a WHO Study Group.

Author/Creator:
WHO Study Group on Malaria Vector Control and Personal Protection (2004 : Geneva, Switzerland)
Other Title:
Vector control for malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases
Publication:
Geneva : World Health Organization, 2006.
Series:
Technical report series (World Health Organization) ; 936.
WHO technical report series ; 936
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (72 p.)
Subjects:
Malaria -- Prevention.
Vector control.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Malaria transmission rates and risks can be greatly reduced by vector control, mitigating high malaria incidence and prevalence rates. Methods and strategies for malaria vector control (MVC) have been well documented by WHO, although its implementation varies widely. Technical guidelines for MVC strategies and materials are readily available, but the status and role of MVC have not been reviewed and redefined in terms of programme management and resource allocation. There are huge changes since November 1993 when the last WHO Study Group reviewed vector control for malaria and other mosquito-b
Contents:
Preliminaries; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 The role of vector control in malaria; 3 Malaria control measures; 4 Eco epidemiological types and stratification; 5 Effectiveness and challenges of implementing malaria vector control and personal protection strategies in the context of the various eco epidemiological types; 6 Health systems and malaria; 7 Conclusions and recommendations; Acknowledgements; References; Annex;
Notes:
"A World Health Organization (WHO) Study Group on Malaria Vector Control and Personal Protection met in Geneva, 10-12 March 2004."--p. 1.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
1-280-43618-2
9786610436187
1-4237-9019-7
92-4-068088-8
OCLC:
476035307
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