PAMCA 4th Annual Conference 2017, Ougadougou/Burkina Faso/Burkina Faso/


Entomological aspects of the 2016 malaria outbreak in Pawa, Haut Uélé province, Democratic Republic of Congo


P.Mansiangi1, 2,E.Metelo1 ,3,J.Zanga1, 4,C.Batubenga 2, F.Phanzu 2, E.Kieto 2, ANsiala 2, A Kalonji,F 2.Minuku Minuku 2, L. Kintaudi 2, S.Irlish 5, J L. Likwela 6


Background

Since 2011, malaria outbreak has been frequent in DRC.

  • In 2016, the upsurges of malaria cases were recorded in 13 Health zones (HZ)

The Haut-Uéléprovince is often affected by these upsurges of malaria cases.

  • Two malaria outbreaks were recorded: in 2012 and 2016 in this province, with PawaHZ at the upsurge center.

The investigation of the latter allowed the description of important entomological aspects, which might allow prevention and response to future outbreaks.

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