The first Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS) Summer School was jointly organized by SACIDS and the London International Development Centre (LIDC) with the aim of guiding the way forward for related training activities in the Southern African Counties. The summer school theme was ‘Ecology of infectious diseases, drivers of future infectious disease threats, changing patterns of global health and biosafety”.
- Collection methods for adult mosquitoes including light traps, resting boxes, sentinel traps and pyrethrum spray catch;
- Collection method for larval mosquitoes;
- Recording environmental data relating to both adult and larval habitat, and
- Hatching of mosquitoes and use of morphological keys for mosquito identification.