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close this bookMalaria Early Warning Systems - Concepts, Indicators and Partners - A Framework for Field Research in Africa (WHO; 2001; 80 pages)
View the documentFOREWORD
open this folder and view contents1. INTRODUCTION
open this folder and view contents2. MALARIA EPIDEMICS IN AFRICA
open this folder and view contents3. THE RESPONSE
open this folder and view contents4. RISK ANALYSIS
open this folder and view contents5. TRANSMISSION AND VULNERABILITY INDICATORS
open this folder and view contents6. SETTING UP A MALARIA EARLY WARNING SYSTEM
open this folder and view contents7 RECENT MALARIA EPIDEMICS IN AFRICA
open this folder and view contents8 MALARIA EARLY DETECTION IN AFRICA
View the document9 CONCLUSION
View the documentAPPENDIX 1. INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES AND RESEARCH INSTITUTES OF RELEVANCE TO DEVELOPING A MEWS
View the documentAPPENDIX 2. AGENCIES INVOLVED IN REGIONAL/NATIONAL CLIMATE FORECASTING, WEATHER SERVICES, DROUGHT MONITORING AND FOOD SECURITY
View the documentAPPENDIX 3. IDENTIFYING NATIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS THAT MAY BE LOCALLY OPERATIONAL
View the documentAPPENDIX 4. LIST OF ACRONYMS USED
View the documentAPPENDIX 5. GLOSSARY OF EPIDEMIOLOGICAL, METEOROLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC TERMS
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Malaria Early Warning Systems - Concepts, Indicators and Partners - A Framework for Field Research in Africa

CONCEPTS, INDICATORS AND PARTNERS
A Framework for Field Research in Africa

ROLL BACK MALARIA

ROLL BACK MALARIA TECHNICAL SUPPORT NETWORK FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF MALARIA EPIDEMICS


Figure 1: The use of early warning indicators in the malaria control planning cycle

This document was requested by RBM and written by Madeleine C. Thomson and Stephen J. Connor (MALSAT Research Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) in consultation with partners from the RBM Technical Support Network for the Prevention and Control of Epidemics. Proofreading and editing services were also supplied by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

Contributors from the RBM network on malaria epidemic prevention and control:

Dr A. Ache, Dr M.A. Ansari, Mr M. Bagayoko, Mrs M. Barutwanayo, Dr P. Bloland, Dr A. Bosman, Dr K. Carter, Mr S.J. Connor, Dr J Cox, Dr C. Delacollette, Dr D. de Savigny, Dr A. Desta, Dr H. Desta, Dr O. Faye, Dr E. Feller-Dansokho, DrAGrigoryan, DrP.Guillet, DrS.I.Hay, DrD.L.Heymann, DrY.Kassankogno, DrA. Kilian, Dr A. Kiszewski, Dr K. Mendis, Dr S. Murugasampillay, Dr P. Langi, Mr Le Xuan Hung, Dr G. Majori, Dr J.A. Najera, Ms K.P. O'Neill, Dr B. Rapuoda, Dr A. Raveloson, Mrs O. Ravaohangimalala, Dr A. Rietveld, Dr M. Robalo, Dr G. Rodier, Dr M. Ryan, Dr G. Sabatinelli, Dr R.W. Snow, Dr F. Soroses, Mr A. Tadele, Dr A. Talisuna, Dr A. Teklehaimanot, Mrs M.C. Thomson, Mr W.Van Bortel

Contributors from outside of the RBM network

Guy Barnish, Mark Cresswell, Luis Cuevas, Francisco Doblas-Reyes, Umberto D'Alessandro, Dia Elnaiem, Stephane Flasse, Moshe Hoshen, Jane Lambo, Anna Molesworth, EveWorrall

This document has drawn on the literature of the food security organizations. In particular section 6 has been modified from sections in the report drawn up by the interagency Committee on World Food Security: Guidelines for National Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping Systems (FIVIMS): Background and Principles, CFS:98/5, 24th session, Rome, June 1998. WHO is a member of this committee.

Layout: Jay Dowle
Cover picture: Stephen Connor

 

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