Session 3 Vectorborne Diseases: From Basic Research to Early Warning

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 17B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Ninth Conference on Environment and Health
Andrew Monaghan, NCAR, Boulder, CO and Mary H. Hayden, NCAR/RAL, Boulder, CO

This session will explore the interactions among meteorology and vectorborne disease ecology and epidemiology. Presentations addressing the nexus of physical, social, and biological factors that influence vectorborne disease transmission are encouraged, as are those that emphasize best practices in transitioning basic research into early warning frameworks to support vector control and public health.

8:30 AM
Climatic Variables and the Persistence in Malaria Morbidity in Mutale Municipality, South Africa: A 19-year Data Analysis
Abiodun Morakinyo Adeola, South African Weather Service, Pretoria, South Africa; and H. Rautenbach and J. O. Botai

8:45 AM
Meterologically Driven Dengue Fever Simulations in Sonora Mexico
Cory W. Morin, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. J. Monaghan, M. H. Hayden, D. A. Quattrochi, and K. C. Ernst
9:00 AM
ZikaZoneUSA: An Experience in Climate and Health Product Development
Marjorie McGuirk, CASE Consultants International, Asheville, NC; and B. Lugo and J. Hicks
9:15 AM
Integrating Environmental Monitoring and Disease Surveillance to Forecast Malaria Epidemics
Michael C. Wimberly, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and T. Gebrehiwot, C. L. Merkord, A. Mihretie, D. Nekorchuk, W. Yalew, and G. M. Henebry
9:30 AM
Climate Variability and Malaria over the Sahel Country of Senegal
Ibrahima Diouf, Cheikh Anta Diop Univ., Dakar, Senegal; and W. M. Thiaw, B. Rodríguez-Fonseca, A. Deme, J. A. Ndione, and A. T. Gaye
9:45 AM

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