Research Teams

Social, environmental and climate change impact of vector-borne diseases in arid areas of Southern Africa.

Principal investigatorMoses Chimbari, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Early warning systems for improved human health and resilience to climate sensitive vector-borne diseases in Kenya.

Principal investigator: Benson Estambale, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Bondo, Kenya.

Predicting vulnerability and improving resilience of the Maasai communities to vector-borne infections: an ecohealth approach in the Maasai Steppe ecosystem.

Principal investigator: Paul Gwakisa, Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST), Arusha, Tanzania.

Human African trypanosomiasis: alleviating the effects of climate change through understanding human-vector-parasite interactions.

Principal investigator: John Hargrove, South African Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modeling and Analysis, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Vulnerability and resilience to malaria and schistosomiasis in northern and southern fringes of the Sahelian belt in the context of climate change.

Principal investigator: Brama Koné, Université de Bouaké and Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Côte d’Ivoire (CSRS), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.