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New from MESA: Housing improvements to reduce malaria transmission - A conversation with Dr Lucy Tusting

November 4, 2020 - 15:29 -- MESA Alliance

Photograph credits © Jakob Knudsen 2019: left - Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya; right - Drone photo, suburb of Tanga, Tanzania. Houses constructed over an estimated 20 years. The oldest roofs are rusty, the newest in  bright colours. Also visible are foundations and half built houses. People build in a long, incremental process whenever money is available.

Dr Lucy Tusting, Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and co-director of the BOVA network, discusses the relationship between housing, urbanisation and health and how housing improvements may reduce malaria transmission.

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