2 Post docs positions on mosquito vectors
Are you looking for an interesting Post Doc on mosquito vectors in the USA? There are two vacancies at the Penn State University. Read all about these interesting vacanies here.
Blog by Bill Jobin
Bill share with us some publications on African malaria by the Eltahir research group at MIT. The Eltahir Research group focuses on the impact of regional land use/land cover change as well as global climate change on society through changes in the patterns of water availability, extreme weather, and spread of vector-borne diseases. Read the blog "Eltahir research group at MIT on African malaria" here.
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WHO has just published its toolkit for Integrated Vector Management in sub-Saharan Africa. It is attached here for your perusal (and use!).
This toolkit for integrated vector management (IVM) is designed to help national and regional programme managers coordinate across sectors to design and run large IVM programmes. It is an extension of earlier guidance and teaching material provided by WHO: Handbook for integrated vector management , Monitoring and evaluation indicators for integrated vector management , Guidance on policy-making for integrated vector management and Core structure for training curricula on integrated vector management.
This quarterly report, produced by Vector Works, is meant to update the malaria community in general, and particularly those interested in vector control, on recently published research related to the improvement or development of new or alternative vector control tools. The report summarizes relevant new studies and highlights possible interpretations and implications, and it provides links to the original work. Aspects of indoor residual spraying are not included here as they are addressed in another newsletter (http://www.africairs.net). Read on to discover the exciting new contributions to the vector control field.