Learning Outcomes for Study Session 6

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

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

6.2  Describe how temperature affects the development of the parasite and the vector, and explain the association between temperature and the distribution of malaria in Ethiopia. (SAQs 6.2 and 6.3)

6.3  Explain how humidity influences malaria transmission. (SAQs 6.1 and 6.3)

6.4  Explain the relationship between rainfall and malaria transmission. (SAQ 6.4)

6.5  Describe how important non-climatic factors influence the pattern and severity of malaria transmission. (SAQs 6.5 and 6.6)

Study Session 6  Factors that Affect Malaria Transmission

6.1  Climatic factors