Dengue control

Information resources

Some key references:

  • WHO/TDR. Dengue guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control [pdf 1.5Mb]. New edition. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2009.
  • Santamaria R et al. Comparison and critical appraisal of dengue clinical guidelines and their use in Asia and Latin America. International Health, 2009, 1: 133-140.
  • Arunachalam N et al. Eco-bio-social determinants of dengue vector breeding: a multicountry study in urban and periurban Asia. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2010, 88:173-184.
  • Tun-Lin W et al. Reducing costs and operational constraints of dengue vector control by targeting productive breeding places: a multi-country non-inferiority cluster randomized trial. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2009, 14(9):1143-1153.
  • WHO. Dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever. Factsheet N°117, revised February 2015. Geneva, World Health Organization (

WHO regional websites:

Several WHO regional offices have dedicated pages to dengue within their websites, or can be searched for information and data sheets on dengue in countries within the region.

Dengue in the news!

12 June 2013 | Geneva
WHO collaborates with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to highlight the need for sustained dengue prevention and control

07 March 2013 | Geneva
In the wake of WHO’s publication Global Strategy for dengue prevention and control, 2012–2020, experts recently met in Geneva to discuss its implementation.

09 November 2012 | Geneva
Just published: Handbook for clinical management of dengue

28 August 2012 | Geneva
Global Strategy for Dengue Prevention and Control: 2012−2020 | WHO report

Photos on Dengue for download
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WHA Resolution

The WHA Resolution on "Dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever prevention and control"