The World Health Organization global strategy for dengue prevention aims to reduce mortality rates by 50 percent and morbidity by 25 percent by 2020. The adoption of an integrated vector management approach using community-based methods, tailored to the local context, is one of the recommended strategies to achieve these objectives. Understanding local knowledge, attitudes and practices is therefore essential to design suitable strategies that are relevant to local
This presentation was delivered at the 67th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in New Orleans in October 2018.
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