Research projects from different countries in the Tropical Americas are presented on this website and serve as a basis for discussion among the researchers in their quest to understand the interrelationships between climate and human health issues.

Principal Scientific Objective

To understand the role of climate in malaria and dengue transmission on a seasonal to interannual scale.

Conceptual model for Social Vulnerability to Health Impacts of Climate Events
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Study Sites

The CRN has selected study sites on the basis of their:

  • Burden of disease and
  • Representation of diverse epidemiological/ecological settings in different countries

Details are provided by country and updated periodically.

Countries of Current Research Projects