SES approach leads to new information in study of mosquito-borne viruses

In an article published Sept. 13 in UGEC Viewpoints, Upstate Medical University researcher Anna Stewart Ibarra, PhD, MPA, describes how a collaborative approach by researchers of varying disciplines is being used as a framework for studying the mosquito-borne viruses, zika, dengue and chikungunya.

Called the “social-ecological systems (SES) approach,” it leads to new information that is necessary for the development of effective policies, technologies and management strategies to fight the spread of these viruses. UGEC Viewpoints is an online journal dedicated to communicating current research, opinion and practice in urbanization and global environmental change.

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