Hazardous Waste and Vector-Borne Disease

• Describe the priority area you have selected and present at least one illness that results from contamination or exposure in this area. Include references and statistics validating the significance of the problem.

• Explain current public health gaps or needs for this problem, including the effect, if any, of culture or socioeconomic status in increasing the risk factor for the environmental health threat.

• Describe at least one possible community-based public health or environmental stewardship intervention that is used or could be used to prevent or reduce this problem.