This project supports research uptake activities for a WHO research programme about the impact of climate change on vector-borne diseases. The aim is to help researchers communicate the key findings of their work to decision-makers and affected communities.
This project involves ongoing, extensive interaction with researchers. We provide technical guidance to both the researchers and to WHO. We continue to develop and update the communication products developed in this process of dialogue and learning.
Ongoing communication support to a number of interdisciplinary research teams to help share their findings on malaria transmission in different locations around the world.
Two reports and a presentation
Our second website for WHO about VBD research projects focused on residual malaria transmission. This included drafting all content, reworking it with the senior researchers, and then adding a number of visual communication elements. We created infographics using orthomosaics developed by the researchers from drone imaging. The content of this site will be ready to share later this year.
Again using the orthomosaic built by the researchers from drone imaging, we created some small animations designed to draw key messages from the research. These have been shared in various presentations.
One of the best parts of this project were the regular interactions with senior scientists in WHO and with the international research teams. It was in face-to-face video meetings with the latter that we were able to provide technical guidance to the researchers as they wrote their policy briefs.