Impact of socio-ecological variability on the transmission of malaria in Yunnan Province, China

Bi, Yan (2013) Impact of socio-ecological variability on the transmission of malaria in Yunnan Province, China. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis is a population-based epidemiological study to explore the spatial and temporal pattern of malaria, and to assess the relationship between socio-ecological factors and malaria in Yunnan, China. Geospatial and temporal approaches were applied; the high risk areas of the disease were identified; and socio-ecological drivers of malaria were assessed. These findings will provide important evidence for the control and prevention of malaria in China and other countries with a similar situation of endemic malaria.

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ID Code: 64151
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)
Supervisor: Tong, Shilu
Keywords: Malaria Transmission, Vector-Borne Diseases, Socio-Ecological Factors, Geographic Information System, China, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium falciparum , Spatial and Temporal Pattern, High Risk Areas, Malaria Deaths
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 11 Nov 2013 03:04
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2015 22:35

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