Proinde Guidelines: Shipboard sanitary inspection in Brazil / Mosquito-borne diseases in Brazil


Diseases transmitted to humans by mosquitoes have been growing over the last decades and now affect about half of the world's population, particularly in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In recent years, Brazil has recorded numerous outbreaks of mosquito-borne infectious diseases that are of significant concern to the health of seafarers and passengers with potential impact on the safe operation of vessels.

Members can refer to the recent guidelines from Proinde which provide information and guidance covering both the common mosquito-borne diseases in Brazil and the sanitary inspections conducted on board to reduce health risks. 

  • PROINDE Mosquito-borne Diseases in Brazil 8 MB


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