Evolution of malaria in Africa for the past 40 years: impact of climatic and human factors.

@article{Mouchet1998EvolutionOM,
  title={Evolution of malaria in Africa for the past 40 years: impact of climatic and human factors.},
  author={J. M. Mouchet and Sylvie Manguin and Jacques H. A. Sircoulon and St{\'e}phane Laventure and Ousmane Faye and Ambrose Winston Onapa and Pierre Carnevale and Jean Julvez and Didier Fontenille},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          121-30
        }
}
Different malarial situations in Africa within the past 40 years are discussed in order to evaluate the impact of climatic and human factors on the disease. North of the equator, more droughts and lower rainfall have been recorded since 1972; and in eastern and southern Africa, there have been alternating dry and wet periods in relation to El Niño. Since 1955, the increase in human population from 125 to 450 million has resulted in both expansion of land cultivation and urbanization. In stable… CONTINUE READING

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