Assessment of research needs for public health adaptation to social, environmental and climate change impacts on vector-borne diseases in Africa

Abstract

This is the report from an informal expert consultation on “Adaptation to Social, Environmental and Climate Change Impacts on Vector-Borne Diseases”, convened by the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) and hosted by the Ethiopian Climate and Health Working Group (CHWG) in Addis Ababa, February 27-29, 2012. The overall objective of the consultation was to enable key regional stakeholders to assess and, through consensus, prioritize research needs regarding public health adaptation to social, environmental and climate change impacts on vector-borne diseases in Africa.

Citation

Thomson, M.; Mantilla, G.; Platzer, B.; Willingham, A.L.; Sommerfeld, J.; Touré, Y. Assessment of research needs for public health adaptation to social, environmental and climate change impacts on vector-borne diseases in Africa. UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, (2012) 100 pp. ISBN 978 92 4 150466 9

Assessment of research needs for public health adaptation to social, environmental and climate change impacts on vector-borne diseases in Africa

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