Géo-épidémiologie du Paludisme résiduel dans la vallée transfrontalière du Limpopo

Project Acronym: GeoPal

Topics: Health, Disease, Environmental Changes, Society, Risks, South Africa

Disciplinary Fields: Biostatistics, Health Economy, Epidemiology, Health Informatic, Parasitology, Entomology, Meteorology, Climatology, Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences Mathematics

Summary: Malaria transmission in South Africa is highly localized and occurs mainly in the low-lying areas of Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. Approximately 10% of the population (5.1 million people) live in areas at highest risk of malaria. Despite a very active control policy, the risk of malaria infection is exacerbated by rapid environmental and societal changes, as well as the presence of illegal cross-border populations, which are difficult to reach.

The GeoPal project aims to establish the scientific and organisational basis for understanding how natural and social environments, vector ecology, parasite diversity, are combined to explain the persistence of malaria. The two specific objectives developed in this collaboration are:
1) The description of the spatial and temporal variability of malaria cases
2) The establishment of a malaria observatory in the higher-risk area.

Project Interlocutor: Jean Gaudart (SESSTIM, UMR 1252)

Project Duration: 05/15/2019 – 08/31/2021

Call of Proposal: Pépinière d’Excellence 2018

Photography Credits: Photo by Ashim D’Silva on Unsplash

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amidex (2020, 26 mai). Géo-épidémiologie du Paludisme résiduel dans la vallée transfrontalière du Limpopo. L'interdisciplinarité : pourquoi et comment ? Consulté le 20 juin 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/b1m0

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