- Autores: Almeida APG, Fouque F, Launois P, Silveira H, Sousa CA
- Ano de Publicação: 2017
- Journal: Trends in Parasitology
- Link: http://www.cell.com/trends/parasitology/fulltext/S1471-4922(17)30134-4?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS1471492217301344%3Fshowall%3Dtrue
Training and innovation in the field of medical entomology are essential to mitigate the burden of vector-borne diseases globally. However, there is a shortage of medical entomologists worldwide, and there are large discrepancies in capacity building in this field. In this article, we discuss the current situation, what is needed from the medical entomologist of today, and how we can bridge this gap.