CROWD SOURCE IN­FOR­MA­TION ON THE VEC­TOR

Down to Earth - - HEALTH -

Apps that use in­for­ma­tion on weather pat­terns, ge­o­graph­i­cal ter­rains and cases of the dis­ease can be used to pre­dict where the dis­ease is likely to emerge. Con­trol mea­sures can then be tar­geted in these ar­eas

PROS: Helps tar­get mos­quito con­trol mea­sures well within time

CONS: Re­quires strong data col­lec­tion pro­cesses and pub­lic par­tic­i­pa­tion

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