RSTMH: One day meeting on vector-borne diseases - 21 Nov 2014, London



RSTMH, in association with a number of other European societies within the Federation of European Societies for Tropical Medicine and International Health (FESTMIH), is organizing a one-day meeting on vector-borne diseases, on Friday 21 November 2014 at SOAS in London.

 Topics include:

  • The veterinarian experience in West Nile Virus and Usutu Viruses in vectors (mosquitoes) and reservoirs (wild birds) in northern Italy - Michele Dottori (Italy)
  •  Dengue outbreak in Madeira Islands - Carla de Sousa (Portugal)
  • Vector manipulation/modulation - Henrique Silveira (Portugal)
  • Threat of dengue in Europe and strategic measures to control its spread - Raman Velayudhan (WHO)
  •  Surveillance and control of invasive mosquitoes in Switzerland - Pie Mueller (Switzerland)
  • Human surveillance of dengue, chikungunya and West Nile virus in Veneto region of Italy 2010-2013 - Federico Gobbi (Italy)
  •  Eave tubes for malaria vector control in Africa - Bart Knols (The Netherlands)
  • Global distribution maps of the arbovirus vectors Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus - Moritz Kraemer (UK)