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The need for randomised controlled trials


In this step, we will join Dr Anne Wilson as she discusses the need for randomised control trials (RCTs) in vector control. RCTs are considered to be the gold standard study design to evaluate new vector control technologies. Dr Wilson will explain why this is the case, as well as the importance of conducting sample size calculations. She will also touch on the roles of entomological and epidemiological outcomes in RCTs, and the development of new vector control tools.

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The Global Challenge of Vector Borne Diseases and How to Control Them

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