DDT and pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles gambiae in Uganda
Learning Areas:Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Explain how the WHO tube test is used to determine insecticide susceptibility status of malaria vectors. Explain changes in insecticide susceptibility status of malaria vectors over time. Discuss how changes in insecticide susceptibility status of malaria vectors may impact on malaria control measures.
Keyword(s): International Health, Public Health Research
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I worked in the Ministry of Health Uganda as an entomologist for over 34 years, have been author or co-author to more than 7 international articles in entomology as well contributed to development of various malaria control strategic documents in Uganda, and am the current Entomologist/Vector Control Advisor for Uganda Indoor Residual Spraying Project Phase II under the President's Malaria Initiative of the U.S. State Department.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes
|Name of Organization||Clinical/Research Area||Type of relationship|
|Abt Associates Inc.||IRS Spray||Employment (includes retainer)|
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.