Reports-Published dateMonday, January 2, 2006 - 00:00
Journal articlesMALARIA FORECASTING TECHNIQUES CLIMATE SENSITIVE DISEASES EPIDEMIOLOGY MATHEMATICAL MODELS ECOSYSTEMS DISEASE VECTORS
Development and validation of climate and ecosystem-based early malaria epidemic prediction models in East Africa
Process-based models were constructed for computing the risk of malaria epidemic using temperature and rainfall data. The model has a lead-time of two to four months between detection of the epidemic signal and evolution of the epidemic.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
In the highlands of East Africa, epidemic malaria is an emerging climate-related hazard that urgently needs addressing. Malaria incidence increased by 337% during the 1987 epidemic in Rwanda.