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Monitoring and managing insecticide resistance in Aedes mosquito populations, Interim guidance for entomologists, 8 March 2016

World Health Organization WHO, (2016)

The use of safe and efficacious insecticides against the adult and larval populations of mosquito vectors is one of the most effective ways to rapidly interrupt transmission of Zika virus, as well as other viruses transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes such as chikungunya and dengue.

Pesticides and their application for the control of vectors and pests of public health importance

World Health Organization WHO, (2006)

For the control of vectors and pests of public health importance. Sixth edition

Zika Virus Infection: Step by Step Guide on Risk Communication and Community Engagement

Eds.: Pan American Health Organization, (2016)

This document offers suggested risk communication actions in relation to Zika virus infection and other health issues linked to this disease. It is directed toward ministers of health and other health sector actors who, with their national (multidisciplinary) teams for communication and social mobilization, will be able to adapt the provided information to the needs of their countries and audiences.

Dengue Prevention animation

Eds.: Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO), (2015)

Short animation on Dengue prevention and control.

Household water treatment and safe storage in emergencies

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescient Socities (IFRC), (2008)

A field manual for Red Cross/Red Crescent personnel and volunteers

Aqueduct Projected Water Stress Country Rankings

Andrew Maddocks, Robert Samuel Young and Paul Reig, Eds.: World Resources Institute, (2015)

Using an ensemble of climate models and socioeconomic scenarios, WRI scored and ranked future water stress—a measure of competition and depletion of surface water—in 167 countries by 2020, 2030, and 2040. We found that 33 countries face extremely high water stress in 2040 (see the full list). We also found that Chile, Estonia, Namibia, and Botswana could face an especially significant increase in water stress by 2040. This means that businesses, farms, and communities in these countries in particular may be more vulnerable to scarcity than they are today.

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