Innovative strategies for vector control: progress in the global vector control response

Constantianus J.M. Koenraadt (Editor), Jeroen Spitzen (Editor), Willem Takken (Editor)

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Abstract

Current tools for vector control are insufficient to curb vector-borne disease transmission. Recent outbreaks of 'new' vector-borne diseases, such as Zika and chikungunya, and the ongoing fight against malaria underscore this. Scientists and public health authorities collaborate on a continued search for innovative strategies to address this challenge. To guide the integration of currently available and new tools in vector control programs, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed the Global Vector Control Response (GVCR).This initiative was unanimously endorsed by the World Health Assemb
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen Academic Publishers
Number of pages260
ISBN (Electronic)9789086868957
ISBN (Print)9789086863440
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Publication series

NameEcology and Control of Vector-borne Diseases
No.6
ISSN (Print)1875-0699

Keywords

  • Vector control

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