The role of vector control in stopping the transmission of malaria: threats and opportunities

@inproceedings{Hemingway2014TheRO,
  title={The role of vector control in stopping the transmission of malaria: threats and opportunities},
  author={Janet Hemingway},
  booktitle={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2014}
}
Malaria control, and that of other insect borne diseases such as dengue, is heavily dependent on our ability to control the mosquito populations that transmit these diseases. The major push over the last decade to reduce the global burden of malaria has been driven by the distribution of pyrethroid insecticide-treated bednets and an increase in coverage of indoor residual spraying (IRS). This has reduced malaria deaths by a third. Progress towards the goal of reducing this further is threatened… CONTINUE READING