Community-based control of Aedes aegypti by adoption of eco-health methods in Chennai City, India

@inproceedings{Arunachalam2012CommunitybasedCO,
  title={Community-based control of Aedes aegypti by adoption of eco-health methods in Chennai City, India},
  author={Natarajan Arunachalam and Brij Kishore Tyagi and Miriam Samuel and R. Krishnamoorthi and Radhakrishnan Manavalan and Satish Chandra Tewari and Vinay Ashokkumar and Axel Kroeger and Johannes Sommerfeld and Max Petzold},
  booktitle={Pathogens and global health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Dengue is highly endemic in Chennai city, South India, in spite of continuous vector control efforts. This intervention study was aimed at establishing the efficacy as well as the favouring and limiting factors relating to a community-based environmental intervention package to control the dengue vector Aedes aegypti. METHODS A cluster randomized controlled trial was designed to measure the outcome of a new vector control package and process analysis; different data collection… CONTINUE READING