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Record information and status
Record ID
103463
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-05-11 16:15 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-11 16:15 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Mosquito wars
Author
World Health Organization
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
World Health Organization (WHO)
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Geneva 27
Switzerland, 1211
Phone:+41 22 791 21 11
Fax:+41 22 791 3111
Email:publications@who.int
Url:World Health Organization (WHO)
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2009
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
The release of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes into the environment to fight dengue fever is about to open a new front in the war against vector-borne diseases.
Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
  • 5. Risk assessment of living modified mosquitoes species that act as vectors of human and animal diseases
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Article (journal / magazine / newspaper)
Identifier
doi:10.2471/BLT.09.020309
Publisher and its location
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Format
2 page PDF
Source
WHO
Keywords and any other relevant information
Citation: Bull World Health Organ 2009;87:167-168
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