Online Program

Malaria & vector-borne diseases

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Malaria is a major public health challenge and causes significant loss of human resources and places an economic burden on many countries who are ill equipped to cope with this . This session will discuss the challenges which result from malaria and other vector borne diseases and discuss strategies on how to address the health challenges these diseases pose.
Session Objectives: Define malaria epidemiology and disease burden. Discuss latest trends and innovations in reducing malaria burden. Describe programs that strengthen response to reducing malaria.

Motivators and barriers concerning Chagas disease indoor residual spraying campaigns in Arequipa, Peru   
Alison M. Buttenheim, PhD, MBA, Valerie Paz-Soldan, PhD, Michael Z. Levy, PhD and Molly McGuire, MPH
Examining the impacts of environmental context on the efficacy of a malaria vector control intervention   
Marie Lynn Miranda, PhD, Joshua Tootoo, MS, GISP, Leonard Mboera, BVM, MSc., PhD, DIC, Susan Rumisha, BSc MSc PhD, Ruiyang Li, MS, Julie Strominger, MS, Adriane Lesser, MS and Randall Kramer, PhD

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Veterinary Public Health

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