Integrated vector management (IVM) directory of resources

Vector borne disease illustration
FAO/10723/P. Gigli; UNEP/Topham

Overview of IVM

Links to summary documents describing Integrated Vector Management (IVM), as such, or environmentally-sound approaches to vector control that support integrated management.

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    Emerging challenges – new findings: emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases: links to environmental change. In: Harrison P, ed. GEO Yearbook 2004/5: an overview of our changing environment. Nairobi, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), 2005.
    http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=424&ArticleID=4728&l=en
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    Emerging issues in water and infectious disease. Geneva, World Health Organization (WHO), Protection of the Human Environment, Water, Sanitation and Health (WSH).
    http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/emerging/en/
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    Global Strategic Framework for Integrated Vector Management. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004.
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2004/WHO_CDS_CPE_PVC_2004_10.pdf
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    Hales S, van Panhuis W. A new strategy for dengue control. Lancet, 2005, 365(9459):551–552.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com
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    Hales S et al. Potential effect of population and climate changes on global distribution of dengue fever: an empirical model. Lancet, 2002, 360(9336):830–834.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com
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    Human health and dams.The World Health Organization's submission to the World Commission on Dams (WCD). Geneva, World Health Organization, 2000 (WHO/SDE/WSH/00.01). http://www.who.int/docstore/water_sanitation_health/Documents/Dams/Damsfinal.pdf
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    Keiser J, Singer BH, Utzinger J. Reducing the burden of malaria in different eco-epidemiological settings with environmental management: a systematic review. Lancet Infect Dis. 2005 Nov;5(11):695-708. (Abstract only)
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    Keiser J et al. Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa and implication for malaria control. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2004, 71(2 suppl): 118-127.
    http://www.ajtmh.org/cgi/reprint/71/2_suppl/118
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    Konradsen F et al. Engineering and malaria control: learning from the past 100 years. In: Boelee E, Konradsen F, van der Hoek W, eds, Malaria in Irrigated Agriculture; Papers and Abstracts for the SIMA Special Seminar at the ICID 18th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage, Montreal, 23 July 2002. IWMI Working Paper 47. SIMA Document 2. Colombo, Sri Lanka, International Water Management Institute, 2002
    http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/pubs/working/WOR47.pdf
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    Lloyd L. Best practices for dengue prevention and control in the Americas. Washington, DC, Environmental Health Project (EHP), United States Agency for International Development, 2003 (EHP Strategic Report, No. 7).
    http://www.dec.org/pdf_docs/PNACS031.pdf
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    Mörner J, Bos R, Fredrix M. Reducing and eliminating the use of persistent organic pesticides. Guidance on alternative strategies for sustainable pest and vector management. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002.
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2002/a76620.pdf
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    Mutero C et al. A transdisciplinary perspective on the links between malaria and agroecosystems in Kenya. Acta Tropica, 2004, 89(2):171–186.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/
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    Rozendaal J. Vector control: methods for use by individuals and communities. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1997.
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/1997/9241544945_intro.pdf
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/1997/9241544945_(chp1).pdf
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/1997/9241544945_(chp2-4).pdf
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/1997/9241544945_(chp5-10+index).pdf
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    Townson H et al, Exploiting the potential of vector control for disease prevention. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2005;83:942-947
    Abstract. Full text with arabic summary
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    United Nations Environment Programme/Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/World Health Organization. Workshop on sustainable approaches for pest and vector management and opportunities for collaboration in replacing POPs, Bangkok. Geneva, United Nations Environment Programme (Chemicals), 2001.
    http://portalserver.unepchemicals.ch/Publications/ProcBangkok19-22March01.pdf
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    van der Hoek W, et al. Alternate wet/dry Irrigation in rice cultivation: a practical way to save water and control malaria and Japanese encephalitis? IWMI Research Report 47. Columbo, Sri Lanka, International Water Management Institute, 2001.
    http://www.dec.org/pdf_docs/PNACL868.pdf
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    Walker K. A review of control methods for African malaria vectors. Washington, DC, Environmental Health Project, United States Agency for International Development, 2002.
    http://www.dec.org/search/dexs/index.cfm?fuseaction=docs
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    (The) World health report 2004 – changing history. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004.
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/whr/2004/924156265X.pdf
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