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Date of creation
2010-03-08 17:09 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-10 17:07 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-10 17:07 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
WHO meeting documents
Assorted - see below
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
World Health Organization (WHO)
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This document contains the following papers:

Introduction to development of internationally acceptable guidance principles for testing and deployment of GM mosquitoes (John D Mumford)

Who Technical Consultation on use of GM mosquitoes to inhibit disease transmission (Jim Lavery)

Formulating an ecological risk assessment (David A Andow)

Conventional Sterile Insect Technique against Anopheles arabiensis (Mark Q. Benedict)

A Precedent for Genetic Engineering; the Environmental Impact Statement on Transgenic Fruit Flies and Cotton Pink Bollworm (Robert I. Rose)

Population replacement strategies for dengue virus vector control (Aedes) - Luke Alphey

Population replacement strategies for dengue virus vector control (Aedes) - Dr. Anthony A. James

Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
  • Risk assessment and risk management
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”
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
  • Meeting Documents
Publisher and its location
World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva
25-page PDF file
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