Strategies, Effectiveness and Rationale of Vector-borne Disease Control in the Pastoralist System of South-western Uganda

@article{Mugisha2005StrategiesEA,
  title={Strategies, Effectiveness and Rationale of Vector-borne Disease Control in the Pastoralist System of South-western Uganda},
  author={Anthony Mugisha and A Mcleod and Rachel Percy and Elizabeth Kyewalabye},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={2005},
  volume={37},
  pages={479-489}
}
In Uganda, control of vector-borne diseases is mainly in form of vector control, and chemotherapy. There have been reports that acaricides are being misused in the pastoralist systems in Uganda. This is because of the belief by scientists that intensive application of acaricide is uneconomical and unsustainable particularly in the indigenous cattle. The objective of this study was to investigate the strategies, rationale and effectiveness of vector-borne disease control by pastoralists. To… CONTINUE READING

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