Vector-borne and parasitic diseases
WHO/Europe works for malaria elimination, surveillance and control of invasive vectors and re-emerging mosquito-borne diseases, control of leishmaniasis, control and prevention of soil-transmitted helminthiases, and promotion of the use of sustainable vector-control alternatives to persistent insecticides based on the principles of integrated vector management.Read more
Top storyEurope prompts updates to guidance on mosquito control for passenger aircraft worldwide
The development of new measures for passenger aircraft to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases – such as malaria, Zika or chikungunya – requires globally agreed procedures.
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Key resourceThe Ashgabat Statement
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WHO estimate of dengue infections worldwide every year
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