Learning Outcomes for Study Session 6

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

6.1  Define and use correctly each of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 6.1)

6.2  List the vectors that are important for public health in your locality. (SAQs 6.2 and 6.3)

6.3  Describe various environments that support vector breeding. (SAQs 6.3, 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6)

6.4  Name some communicable diseases transmitted by vectors. (SAQs 6.2, 6.5 and 6.6)

6.5  Explain the main methods of vector control that are applicable in a local context. (SAQs 6.7 and 6.8)

Study Session 6  Important Vectors in Public Health

6.1  Definition of vector