Research Components

The research study is made up of the following objectives:

Objective 1

To determine the temporal trends of the burden of malaria and schistosomiasis

Objective 2

To determine community perceptions of the influence of climate change on VBDs with special focus on malaria and schistosomiasis

Objective 3

To establish the influence of socio-economic, environmental, climatic and institutional factors on the transmission dynamics of malaria and schistosomiasis

Objective 4

To explore and define stakeholder-driven adaptation strategies to reduce population health vulnerabilities due to malaria and schistosomiasis

Objective 5

To develop and strengthen capacities among research groups and communities to enable them to assess and mitigate population health vulnerabilities related to malaria and schistosomiasis