Mogadishu to Marseille – water and new vector borne diseases risks for urban populations.
This lecture will centre around the outlooks for dengue and malaria under climate change. New insights lecture into the challenges posed by water management and insects in urban populations this decade in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East and European.
Event Type: In-Person Event
Date: 31 January 2023 (Tuesday)
Time: 16:00 – 17:00 GMT*
Venue: Atmosphere Room, School of Geography and the Environment
Register for the event here.
* This event will be followed by an informal chat over Tea/Drinks for another hour.
Dr Richard Allan is the founder and CEO of The MENTOR Initiative.He is an expert in malaria and vector borne disease control, having trained at Oxford University and the Medical Research Council. Prior to setting up The MENTOR Initiative, Richard previously worked with the World Health Organisation, Roll Back Malaria and various international NGOs. Richard works on a day-to-day basis with all the teams at MENTOR, and takes the lead on emergency response and operational research including MENTOR’s new partnership with Grand Challenge Canada to investigate innovation in vector borne disease prevention tools for humanitarian settings.
This event is hosted by the Oxford Water Network. This event is part of the OWN Hilary Term 2023 Seminar Series on “Water and Health in a Changing Climate”. Look out for the upcoming seminars on the links between climate change and environmental antimicrobial resistance transmission, safe sanitation, and water-borne disease.