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->Portuguese This post is the result of fieldwork carried out in December 2017 in the city of Pemba, in the neighborhoods of Alto-Gingone, Cariacó and Natite. It describes how the socioeconomic characteristics of households, together with the climatic conditions of the city, can contribute to the proliferation of Aedes aegipty mosquitoes. In recent years the … Continue reading Car tires as construction material and the emergence of Aedes aegipty in the city of Pemba
->Portuguese On the 6th of November 2017 I embarked in a journey to the city of Maputo, Mozambique. I travelled to this emblematic city located in a beautiful bay of the Indian Ocean with the intention of understanding water-storage practices in the city, and researching whether these relate to the re-surgence of Aedes mosquitoes in … Continue reading Social and ecological meanings of water-containers
->Portuguese During the discussions held by the research team of the project, it was suspected that women would be vulnerable to Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. This because these mosquitoes frequently bite inside households and during morning hours and (we thought) many women stay home during the day. However, after traveling to Pemba and conducting house to … Continue reading Who is vulnerable to contracting dengue in the neighborhood of Cariacó, city of Pemba?
->Portuguese Aedes aegypti, water, and households: chasing the mosquitos in the Urban South In 2014 and 2015 various outbreaks of dengue were reported in Mozambique. In countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, such as Colombia, there have also been outbreaks of dengue, zika and chikungunya. High percentages of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that most effectively transmits … Continue reading Chasing the mosquito