Difficulties facing vector control in the 1990s.

@article{Arata1994DifficultiesFV,
  title={Difficulties facing vector control in the 1990s.},
  author={Andrew A. Arata},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1994},
  volume={50 6 Suppl},
  pages={6-10}
}
  • Andrew A. Arata
  • Published 1994 in
    The American journal of tropical medicine and…
Financial and technical support for vector control programs in developing countries have been reduced over the past decades. The cost of insecticides and environmental concerns are given as major reasons, but competition for the same resources with other important health problems is also a factor. This paper reviews some of the difficulties, especially managerial, that presently face vector control programs in developing countries. The need for vector control to expand beyond insecticide… CONTINUE READING