In the struggle against vector-borne diseases, it is critical that we bridge the gap between vector control workers on the ground (practitioners) and public health planners and administrators. Limited guidance is available from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, but reference books are scarce. Public Health Entomolog

chapter 2|8 pages

Pest control in modern public health

chapter 4|26 pages

Vector- borne disease surveillance

chapter 5|8 pages

Regulatory and political challenges

chapter 6|26 pages

Public health entomology preparedness

chapter 8|6 pages

Where to go for help

chapter 9|4 pages


chapter 10|6 pages


chapter 11|4 pages


chapter 12|4 pages


chapter 13|4 pages

Sand flies

chapter 14|4 pages

Tsetse flies

chapter 15|4 pages

Black flies

chapter 16|6 pages

Bed bugs

chapter 17|4 pages

Kissing bugs

chapter 18|6 pages


chapter 20|8 pages

Arthropod bites or stings

chapter 21|10 pages

Fly larvae in humans (myiasis)