Mosquitos droning lazily in the Solomon Islands spell danger for households without mosquito netting or insecticides to protect them from malaria.
Although malaria is preventable and curable, many countries face obstacles in keeping malaria counts down.
"It's a major challenge for countries to mobilize resources once they know where the disease is," says Archie Clements, professor and director of the research school of population health at The Australian National University (ANU).
Clements has led research in the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Bhutan testing an approach that helps countries track parasitic diseases, like malaria.
The international team comprises researchers from many fields, including...