|Emergency Vector Control after Natural Disaster - A Study Guide (PAHO-OPS, 1982, 98 p.)|
|Lesson 6 - Anopheline vectors|
If malaria is endemic to an area where a disaster occurs, surveillance can be directed toward detection of human cases or changes in the mosquito population. This lesson describes principles and methods especially important in surveillance and control of anopheline vectors and malarial disease.
Be aware of the special problems that may require upgrading of normal malaria surveillance following a disaster.
Know the factors that affect the control approach to be taken following a disaster.
List the three elements of a basic anopheline control program.
Realize the importance of evaluating control measures.
Read pages 37-45 in the manual.
Read "Malaria Epidemic in Haiti Following a Hurricane" on page 33 of this study guide.
Read the summary in this lesson.
Complete the self-assessment test.