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Vector control considerations in Sudan and Ethiopia: an expert opinion

Are vector control tools used in the same way everywhere? Expert Prof Dia-Eldin Enaiem discusses challenges encountered in Sudan and Ethiopia.

Professor Dia-Eldin Elaiem from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore is an expert in vector control research and implementation in East Africa. In this interview he covers the techniques, discuss current challenges in implementing vector control strategies and ways to overcome them.

Contrary to what is generally thought, Sudan does have a vector control programme as the it acknowledged that VL is a problem in the country. However, there is a lack of specific knowledge about the sand fly vector which can result in mis-directed vector control efforts. Professor Elnaiem talks about how this could be resolved.

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