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Table 1 List of Research Projects

From: Support for research towards understanding the population health vulnerabilities to vector-borne diseases: increasing resilience under climate change conditions in Africa

Project title Vector-borne disease/s (and study sites) Principal Investigator
Social, environmental and climate change impact of vector-borne diseases in arid areas of Southern Africa Some publications from this research project - [5, 9, 15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34] Malaria and schistosomiasis Moses Chimbari, College of Health Sciences, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
• Botswana (3 villages in Ngarange and Shakawe) • South Africa (uMkhanyakude: Mgedula, Ndumo and Makanis villages) • Zimbabwe (Gwanda district: Makwe and Byuma villages)
Early warning systems for improved human health and resilience to climate sensitive vector-borne diseases in Kenya Some publications from this research project -[35,36,37]. Malaria and Rift Valley fever Benson Estambale, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Bondo, Kenya
• Kenya (Kabarnet town in Baringo County
Predicting vulnerability and improving resilience of the Maasai communities to vector-borne infections: an ecohealth approach in the Maasai Steppe ecosystem Some publications from this research project -[38, 39]. African trypanosomiasis Paul Gwakisa, Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NMAIST), Arusha, Tanzania and The Genome Science Centre and Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania
• Tanzania (Oltukai village located between Manyara Ranch and Lake Manyara National Park in Monduli district; Emboreet, Loiborsiret and Kimotorok villages bordering Tarangire National Park in Simanjiro district)
Human African trypanosomiasis: alleviating the effects of climate change through understanding the human-vector-parasite interactions Some publications from this research project-[40,41,42,43,44,45,46,47,48,49,50,51,52,53] African trypanosomiasis John Hargrove, South African Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA), University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
• Zimbabwe (Rekomitjie Research Station located in Mana Pools National Park, Zambezi Valley, Mashonaland West Province; and Vuti village located on the fringes of the wildlife areas) • Tanzania (Villages in the Ikorongo-Grumeti area to the west of the Serengeti National Park)
Vulnerability and resilience to malaria and schistosomiasis in northern and southern fringes of the Sahelian belt in the context of climate change Some publications from this research project - [54,55,56] Malaria and schistosomiasis Brama Kone, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
• Cote d’Ivoire (Korhogo) • Mauritania (Kaedi)