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Ecobiosocial Community Intervention for Improved Aedes aegypti Control Using Water Container Covers to Prevent Dengue: Lessons Learned from Girardot Colombia

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Acknowledgments

The authors thank local leaders, stakeholders and field workers, especially Sandra Marta Lozano, field supervisor, without them this project would not be possible; Colette Gouffray and Oscar Carrillo for their kindness and hospitality; the research team of Ecosalud ETV Colombia in Bogotá who support technical and field activities; Health authorities of Girardot, particularly Dr Magda Caicedo for supporting the fieldwork and other activities of the project; TDR/WHO for financial support; and the residents of Girardot for welcoming our team into their homes and actively participating in this project.

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García-Betancourt, T., González-Uribe, C., Quintero, J. et al. Ecobiosocial Community Intervention for Improved Aedes aegypti Control Using Water Container Covers to Prevent Dengue: Lessons Learned from Girardot Colombia. EcoHealth 11, 434–438 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10393-014-0953-8

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Keywords

  • Social Participation
  • Water Container
  • Severe Dengue
  • Dengue Disease
  • Standard Generalizable Model