A photo story on the insectary set up by the Unitaid-funded BOHEMIA project, being implemented in Mopeia (Mozambique) by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) and the Manhiça Health Research Centre (CISM).

Photos: Olaba TV, Canva

Text: Murchana Roychoudhury / Caroline Kiuru

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Vector control, one of the most effective malaria strategies, now stands to be threatened by widespread insecticide resistance and residual transmission. It was in this context of slowed progress and the emergence of new threats that the BOHEMIA project was born.

This ‘World Mosquito Day’, follow the steps of BOHEMIA’s entomology team, as they collect mosquitoes with various baits and traps, and study them in the locally set-up world class insectary in the Mopeia district.