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The need for behaviour change programmes

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Changing peoples’ behaviour surrounding vectors (such as usage of bed nets and application of topical repellents) is a vital aspect in the control of vector borne diseases. Professor Val Curtis is the Director of the Environmental Health Group at LSHTM, a multidisciplinary group researching hygiene, sanitation and water (WASH). Trained in engineering, epidemiology and anthropology, she studies human behaviour from an evolutionary perspective.

Professor Curtis will discuss behaviour change programmes, the need for them, and the challenges they face.

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