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Title: Prospective study of the impact of climate change on vector-borne diseases: a generic research protocol
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: Many diseases related to environmental factors have recently emerged worldwide and are of serious concern. To find early evidence of impact of climate change on vector-borne disease required studies. The outcome of retrospective studies elicits some climatic factors associated with increased incidence of vector-borne diseases. Validation of identified indicators is necessary to ascertain their role in disease transmission. Prospective studies may help for developing preparedness plan to address the negative impacts. The various models for impact assessment studies can be considered the countries to assess the scenarios.
Gov't Doc #: SEA-CD-206
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