Malaria and urbanization in central Africa: the example of Brazzaville. Part III: Relationships between urbanization and the intensity of malaria transmission.

@article{Trape1987MalariaAU,
  title={Malaria and urbanization in central Africa: the example of Brazzaville. Part III: Relationships between urbanization and the intensity of malaria transmission.},
  author={J. F. Trape and A Zoulani},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1987},
  volume={81 Suppl 2},
  pages={19-25}
}
The authors present a map of malaria transmission intensity in Brazzaville from which they analyse the impact of urbanization on anopheline density and transmission of malaria. Whereas at first each new human settlement promotes the introduction or the proliferation of A. gambiae, the major vector of malaria in Central Africa, urban growth later proves to be unfavourable to this vector. Apart from the canalization of surface water and improvement in sanitation, it is the increase in population… CONTINUE READING

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