Learning Outcomes for Study Session 5

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

5.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 5.1)

5.2  Describe the burden of malaria globally, in Africa and Ethiopia. (SAQs 5.2 and 5.3)

5.3  Describe the life cycle of the malaria parasite. (SAQ 5.4)

5.4  Describe the life cycle of the mosquito vector. (SAQ 5.5)

5.5  Explain how to identify the potential vector of malaria and tell it from other mosquitoes. (SAQ 5.6)

5.6  Describe the behaviour of vector mosquitoes. (SAQ 5.7)

Study Session 5  Malaria Epidemiology and Transmission

5.1  The burden of malaria