Learning Outcomes for Study Session 9

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

9.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 9.1, 9.4 and 9.5)

9.2  Describe how you would identify mosquito breeding habitats. (SAQs 9.2 and 9.3)

9.3  Describe environmental manipulation techniques for mosquito control. (SAQ 9.4)

9.4  Explain environmental modification measures that are useful for vector control. (SAQ 9.5)

9.5  Describe the principles of larviciding for malaria control. (SAQs 9.1 and 9.6)

9.6  Explain how the community can be mobilised to participate in larval control measures. (SAQ 9.7)

Study Session 9  Malaria Prevention: Environmental Management and Larviciding for Vector Control

9.1  Why are mosquito larval control strategies so important?