Dr.Marianne Sinka

University of Oxford, UK

The COVID 19 pandemic highlighted and greatly added to ongoing stresses in the infrastructure of surveillance and control of vector borne disease worldwide. Conversely, it also demonstrated the world’s capacity to come together and flight disease on a global scale. With increased global awareness of the impact of endemic disease, many of which are vector-borne, the Asia-Pacific Conference on Mosquito and Vector Control (AMV) will take a timely look at the innovations and new thinking that have blossomed under these unprecedented circumstances.