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Volume 17 Supplement 1

The Green Way to Aedes aegypti mosquito control: aspects and implications of the Camino Verde trial in Mexico and Nicaragua

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Publication of this supplement has been funded by the UBS Optimus Foundation. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares no competing interests.

Acapulco, Mexico17-21 June 2013

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Edited by Anne Cockcroft and Indu Girish.

  1. Content type: Study protocol

    Since the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit dengue virus can breed in clean water, WHO-endorsed vector control strategies place sachets of organophosphate pesticide, temephos (Abate), in household water stor...

    Authors: Neil Andersson, Jorge Arostegui, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Eva Harris and Robert J Ledogar

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):407

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    The Aedes aegypti mosquito is the vector for dengue fever, yellow fever, chikungunya, and zika viruses. Inadequate vector control has contributed to persistence and increase of these diseases. This review assesse...

    Authors: Víctor Alvarado-Castro, Sergio Paredes-Solís, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Arcadio Morales-Pérez, Lidia Alarcón-Morales, Norma Alejandra Balderas-Vargas and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):384

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  3. Content type: Research

    The Mexican arm of the Camino Verde trial of community mobilisation for dengue prevention covered three coastal regions of Guerrero state: Acapulco, Costa Grande and Costa Chica. A baseline cross-sectional sur...

    Authors: Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Arcadio Morales-Pérez, Alejandro Balanzar-Martínez, Ofelia Rodríguez-Ramírez, Abel Jiménez-Alejo, Miguel Flores-Moreno, David Gasga-Salinas, José Legorreta-Soberanis, Sergio Paredes-Solís, Pedro Antonio Morales-Nava, María de Lourdes Soto-Ríos, Robert J Ledogar, Joséfina Coloma, Eva Harris and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):435

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  4. Content type: Research

    Recent literature on community intervention research stresses system change as a condition for durable impact. This involves highly participatory social processes leading to behavioural change.

    Authors: Carlos Hernandez-Alvarez, Jorge Arosteguí, Harold Suazo-Laguna, Rosa Maria Reyes, Josefina Coloma, Eva Harris, Neil Andersson and Robert J. Ledogar

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):396

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  5. Content type: Research

    Understanding the breeding patterns of Aedes aegypti in households and the factors associated with infestation are important for implementing vector control. The baseline survey of a cluster randomised controlled...

    Authors: Arcadio Morales-Pérez, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Alejandro Balanzar-Martínez, Antonio Juan Cortés-Guzmán, David Gasga-Salinas, Irma Esther Rodríguez-Ramos, Alba Meneses-Rentería, Sergio Paredes-Solís, José Legorreta-Soberanis, Felipe Gil Armendariz-Valle, Robert J. Ledogar, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):450

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  6. Content type: Research

    The follow-up survey of a cluster-randomised controlled trial of evidence-based community mobilisation for dengue control in Nicaragua and Mexico included entomological information from the 2012 rainy and dry ...

    Authors: Abel Jiménez-Alejo, Arcadio Morales-Pérez, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Miguel Flores-Moreno, Sinahí Apreza-Aguilar, Wilhelm Carranza-Alcaraz, Antonio Juan Cortés-Guzmán, Ildefonso Fernández-Salas, Robert J. Ledogar, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):428

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  7. Content type: Research

    Studies in different countries have identified irregular water supply as a risk factor for dengue virus transmission. In 2013, Camino Verde, a cluster-randomised controlled trial in Managua, Nicaragua, and Mexico...

    Authors: Alvaro Cárcamo, Jorge Arosteguí, Josefina Coloma, Eva Harris, Robert J. Ledogar and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):395

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  8. Content type: Research

    A cluster-randomized controlled trial of community mobilisation for dengue prevention in Mexico and Nicaragua reported, as a secondary finding, a higher risk of dengue virus infection in households where inspe...

    Authors: Jorge Arosteguí, Josefina Coloma, Carlos Hernández-Alvarez, Harold Suazo-Laguna, Angel Balmaseda, Eva Harris, Neil Andersson and Robert J Ledogar

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):434

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  9. Content type: Research

    Temephos in domestic water containers remains a mainstay of Latin American government programmes for control of Aedes aegypti and associated illnesses, including dengue. There is little published evidence about c...

    Authors: José Legorreta-Soberanis, Sergio Paredes-Solís, Arcadio Morales-Pérez, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Felipé René Serrano de los Santos, Belén Madeline Sánchez-Gervacio, Robert J. Ledogar, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):426

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  10. Content type: Review

    Camino Verde (the Green Way) is an evidence-based community mobilisation tool for prevention of dengue and other mosquito-borne viral diseases. Its effectiveness was demonstrated in a cluster-randomised contro...

    Authors: Robert J. Ledogar, Jorge Arosteguí, Carlos Hernández-Alvarez, Arcadio Morales-Perez, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, José Legorreta-Soberanis, Harold Suazo-Laguna, Alejandro Belli, Jorge Laucirica, Josefina Coloma, Eva Harris and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):403

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  11. Content type: Review

    Camino Verde (the Green Way) is an evidence-based community mobilisation tool for prevention of dengue and other mosquito-borne viral diseases. Its effectiveness was demonstrated in a ...

    Authors: Jorge Arosteguí, Robert J. Ledogar, Josefina Coloma, Carlos Hernández-Alvarez, Harold Suazo-Laguna, Alvaro Cárcamo, Rosa María Reyes, Alejandro Belli, Neil Andersson and Eva Harris

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):406

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  12. Content type: Review

    Community mobilisation for prevention requires engagement with and buy in from those communities. In the Mexico state of Guerrero, unprecedented social violence related to the narcotics trade has eroded most c...

    Authors: Arcadio Morales-Perez, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, José Legorreta-Soberanis, Sergio Paredes-Solís, Alejandro Balanzar-Martínez, Felipe René Serrano-de los Santos, Claudia Erika Ríos-Rivera, Jaime García-Leyva, Robert J. Ledogar, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):398

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  13. Content type: Research

    A modified theory of planned behaviour (acronym CASCADA) proposes that Conscious knowledge precedes a change in Attitude, which in turn precedes positive deviations from negative Subjective norms, intention to Ch...

    Authors: Neil Andersson, Mario Beauchamp, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Sergio Paredes-Solís and Mateja Šajna

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):408

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  14. Content type: Research

    In the Mexican state of Guerrero, some households place fish in water storage containers to prevent the development of mosquito larvae. Studies have shown that larvivorous fish reduce larva count in household ...

    Authors: Arcadio Morales-Pérez, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, José Legorreta-Soberanis, Antonio Juan Cortés-Guzmán, Alejandro Balanzar-Martínez, Eva Harris, Josefina Coloma, Víctor M. Alvarado-Castro, Mónica Violeta Bonilla-Leon, Liliana Morales-Nava, Robert J. Ledogar, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):433

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  15. Content type: Research

    Dengue is a serious public health issue that affects households in endemic areas in terms of health and also economically, imposing costs for prevention and treatment of cases. The Camino Verde cluster-randomi...

    Authors: José Legorreta-Soberanis, Sergio Paredes-Solís, Arcadio Morales-Pérez, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Felipe René Serrano-de los Santos, Belén Madeline Sánchez-Gervacio, Robert J. Ledogar, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):399

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  16. Content type: Research

    Dengue is a serious public health problem with an important economic impact. This study used data from a cluster randomised controlled trial of community mobilisation for dengue prevention to estimate the hous...

    Authors: José Legorreta-Soberanis, Sergio Paredes-Solís, Arcadio Morales-Pérez, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Felipe René Serrano-de los Santos, Diana Lisseth Dimas-Garcia, Robert J Ledogar, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):411

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  17. Content type: Review

    We discuss two ethical issues raised by Camino Verde, a 2011–2012 cluster-randomised controlled trial in Mexico and Nicaragua, that reduced dengue risk though community mobilisation. The issues arise from the app...

    Authors: Robert J. Ledogar, Carlos Hernández-Alvarez, Amy C. Morrison, Jorge Arosteguí, Arcadio Morales-Perez, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, José Legorreta-Soberanis, Dawn Caldwell, Josefina Coloma, Eva Harris and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 1):410

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