Monday, April 28, 2014

Europe-Africa conference on Climate Change and Vector-Borne Disease

Future environmental changes could impact the health risk associated with vector-borne disease transmission in Africa. The poor are particularly vulnerable. In response, the EU FP7 HEALTHY FUTURES project is coordinating a conference with the following themes:
- Environmental changes and vector-borne diseases
- Statistical and dynamical disease modeling
- Climate change-related risk analysis and vulnerability assessment
- Adaptation to climate change-related health impacts

A selection of papers delivered during the conference will be published in a special issue of Geospatial Health, the international scientific journal of the Global Network for Geospatial Health.

Venue: NoblezaHotel, Kikukiro, Kigali, Rwanda,
Conference dates: 18-20 November 2014
Submission deadlines: for receipt of abstracts: 30 April 2014

For further information, please refer to the conference website or contact Stefan Kienberger.

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