Identification

Name

Malaria Early Warning System

Short name

MEWS

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) World Health Organization (WHO)
Created

2014-07-07 21:20:55+00:00

Modified

2016-03-31 21:27:23.709799+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Malaria Early Warning System (MEWS) aids in the prediction of malaria outbreaks. The system consists of four elements; Vulnerability, Seasonal Climate Forecasts, Monitoring the Environment and Observed Malaria Morbidity. In certain regions, these products may be used to determine the timing and severity of an outbreak.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early warning
URL http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/maproom/Health/Regional/Africa/Malaria/System.html#tabs-3

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Africa
Diseases
(1) Malaria

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Official Reports
(2) Official Reports