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  1. Increasing numbers of aging individuals with chronic co-morbidities travel to regions where falciparum malaria is endemic. Non-communicable diseases are now leading risk factors for death in such countries. Th...

    Authors: Bodo Hoffmeister and Abner Daniel Aguilar Valdez

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:410

    Content type: Research

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  2. Haiti and the Dominican Republic (DR) are targeting malaria elimination by 2022. The private health sector has been relatively unengaged in these efforts, even though most primary health care in Haiti is provi...

    Authors: Abigail Sidibe, Alysse Maglior, Carmen Cueto, Ingrid Chen, Arnaud Le Menach, Michelle A. Chang, Thomas P. Eisele, Katherine Andrinopolous, Joseph Cherubin, Jean Frantz Lemoine and Adam Bennett

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:408

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  3. Changes in the natural habitats of insect groups are determined the genetic polymorphisms between individuals. The objective of this study was to establish the genetic structure of the Anopheles coluzzii populati...

    Authors: Arsène Jacques Y. H. Fassinou, Come Z. Koukpo, Razaki A. Ossè, Fiacre R. Agossa, Roseric Azondékon, André Sominahouin, Casimir Kpanou, Hermann Sagbohan, Boulais Yovogan, Martin C. Akogbéto and Michel Sezonlin

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:407

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  4. Malaria epidemiological and immunological data suggest that parasite tolerance wanes in the absence of continuous exposure to the parasite, potentially enhancing pathogenesis. The expansion of control interven...

    Authors: Ruth Aguilar, Joseph J. Campo, Silvia Chicuecue, Pau Cisteró, Alba Català, Leopoldina Luis, Itziar Ubillos, Beatriz Galatas, Pedro Aide, Caterina Guinovart, Gemma Moncunill and Carlota Dobaño

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:406

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  5. Vector control is a key component of malaria prevention. Two major vector control strategies have been implemented in São Tomé and Príncipe (STP), indoor residual spraying (IRS) and outdoor larval control using B...

    Authors: Ying-An Chen, Jih-Ching Lien, Lien-Fen Tseng, Chien-Fu Cheng, Wan-Yu Lin, Hurng-Yi Wang and Kun-Hsien Tsai

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:405

    Content type: Research

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  6. Malaria remains a significant public health challenge in regions of the world where it is endemic. An unprecedented decline in malaria incidences was recorded during the last decade due to the availability of ...

    Authors: Nasir Tajuddeen and Fanie R. Van Heerden

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:404

    Content type: Review

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  7. The influx of substandard and falsified medicines is a global public health challenge and its rapid detection is a key solution to the menace. This study used three screening methods and one confirmatory metho...

    Authors: Kwabena Frimpong-Manso Opuni, Henry Nettey, Marvin Adjei Larbi, Salome Naa Amerley Amartey, Gifty Nti, Abraham Dzidonu, Patrick Owusu-Danso, Nicholas Amoah Owusu and Alexander Kwadwo Nyarko

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:403

    Content type: Research

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  8. Serological data indicating the presence and level of antibodies against infectious disease antigens provides indicators of exposure and transmission patterns in a population. Laboratory testing for large-scal...

    Authors: Eric Rogier, Lotus van den Hoogen, Camelia Herman, Kevin Gurrala, Vena Joseph, Gillian Stresman, Jacquelin Presume, Ithamare Romilus, Gina Mondelus, Tamara Elisme, Ruth Ashton, Michelle Chang, Jean F. Lemoine, Thomas Druetz, Thomas P. Eisele, Alexandre Existe…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:402

    Content type: Methodology

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  9. Public sector strategies to promote insecticide-treated net (ITN) access have resulted in increased ITN ownership across sub-Saharan Africa. However, the current status of the private sector distribution chann...

    Authors: Bolanle Olapeju, Ifta Choiriyyah, Kathryn Bertram, Danielle Piccinini, Hunter Harig, Richmond Ato Selby, Matthew Lynch and Hannah Koenker

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:401

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  10. While the utility of parasite genotyping for malaria elimination has been extensively documented in low to moderate transmission settings, it has been less well-characterized in holoendemic regions. High malar...

    Authors: Julia C. Pringle, Amy Wesolowski, Sophie Berube, Tamaki Kobayashi, Mary E. Gebhardt, Modest Mulenga, Mike Chaponda, Thierry Bobanga, Jonathan J. Juliano, Steven Meshnick, William J. Moss, Giovanna Carpi and Douglas E. Norris

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:400

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  11. Maintaining the effectiveness of the currently recommended malaria vector control interventions while integrating new interventions will require monitoring key recommended indicators to identify threats to eff...

    Authors: Thomas R. Burkot, Robert Farlow, Myo Min, Effie Espino, Abraham Mnzava and Tanya L. Russell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:399

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  12. The efficacy and safety of artemether–lumefantrine (AL) and dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine (DP) against asexual parasites population has been documented. However, the effect of these anti-malarials on sexual p...

    Authors: Protus Omondi, Marion Burugu, Damaris Matoke-Muhia, Edwin Too, Eva A. Nambati, William Chege, Kelvin B. Musyoka, Kelvin Thiongo, Maureen Otinga, Francis Muregi and Francis Kimani

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:398

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  13. Imported malaria is increasing in non-endemic areas due to the increment of international travels, migration and, probably, other unknown factors. The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiologica...

    Authors: Marta Domínguez García, Cristina Feja Solana, Alberto Vergara Ugarriza, Cruz Bartolomé Moreno, Elena Melús Palazón and Rosa Magallón Botaya

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:397

    Content type: Research

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  14. India has committed to eliminate malaria by 2030. The national framework for malaria elimination released by the Government of India plans to achieve this goal through strategic planning in a phased manner. Si...

    Authors: Sarala K. Subbarao, Nutan Nanda, Manju Rahi and Kamaraju Raghavendra

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:396

    Content type: Review

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  15. Malaria-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome (MA-ARDS) is an understudied complication of malaria and is characterized by pulmonary inflammation and disruption of the alveolar-capillary membrane. Its...

    Authors: Thao-Thy Pham, Chuchard Punsawad, Supattra Glaharn, Simon F. De Meyer, Parnpen Viriyavejakul and Philippe E. Van den Steen

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:395

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  16. Despite the extensive endeavours, developing an effective malaria vaccine remains as a great challenge. Apical membrane antigen 1 (AMA-1) located on the merozoite surface of parasites belonging to the genus Plasm...

    Authors: Dong-Hun Lee, Ki-Back Chu, Hae-Ji Kang, Su-Hwa Lee, Manika Chopra, Hyo-Jick Choi, Eun-Kyung Moon, Kyung-Soo Inn and Fu-Shi Quan

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:394

    Content type: Research

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  17. Malaria is among the leading cause of infection in individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) living in sub-Saharan Africa, including Tanzania. However, after 2005 the standard treatment guidelines (STGs) on m...

    Authors: Esther J. Ndegeulaya, George M. Bwire, Raphael Z. Sangeda, Doreen Mloka, Faustine Tungaraza, Augustino S. Kahere, Fidelis F. Manyaki, Fatuma F. Felician, Manase Kilonzi, Wigilya P. Mikomangwa, Hamu J. Mlyuka, Alphonce I. Marealle, Ritah Mutagonda, Liberata Mwita and Kennedy D. Mwambete

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:393

    Content type: Research

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  18. Malaria remains as a major global problem, being one of the infectious diseases that engender highest mortality across the world. Due to the appearance of resistance and the lack of an effective vaccine, the s...

    Authors: Guiomar Pérez-Moreno, Paula Sánchez-Carrasco, Luis Miguel Ruiz-Pérez, Nils Gunnar Johansson, Sylke Müller, Beatriz Baragaña, Shahienaz Emma Hampton, Ian Hugh Gilbert, Marcel Kaiser, Sandipan Sarkar, Thiyagamurthy Pandurangan, Vijeesh Kumar and Dolores González-Pacanowska

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:392

    Content type: Research

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  19. Anti-malarial resistance is, and continues to be a significant challenge in the fight against malaria and a threat to achieving malaria elimination. In Zambia, chloroquine (CQ), a safe, affordable and well-tol...

    Authors: Lungowe Sitali, Mulenga C. Mwenda, John M. Miller, Daniel J. Bridges, Moonga B. Hawela, Elizabeth Chizema-Kawesha, James Chipeta and Bernt Lindtjørn

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:391

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  20. Malaria is known to contribute to reduction in productivity through absenteeism as worker-hours are lost thus impacting company productivity and performance. This paper analysed the impact of malaria on produc...

    Authors: Akim Tafadzwa Lukwa, Richard Mawoyo, Karen Nelwin Zablon, Aggrey Siya and Olufunke Alaba

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:390

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  21. Biannual mass azithromycin administration to preschool children reduces all-cause mortality, but the mechanism for the effect is not understood. Azithromycin has activity against malaria parasites, and malaria...

    Authors: Catherine E. Oldenburg, Abdou Amza, Gretchen Cooley, Boubacar Kadri, Beido Nassirou, Benjamin F. Arnold, Philip J. Rosenthal, Kieran S. O’Brien, Sheila K. West, Robin L. Bailey, Travis C. Porco, Jeremy D. Keenan, Thomas M. Lietman and Diana L. Martin

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:389

    Content type: Research

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  22. Malaria kills over 400,000 people each year and nearly half the world’s population live in at-risk areas. Progress against malaria has recently stalled, highlighting the need for developing novel therapeutics....

    Authors: Jonathan M. Machin, Anastassia L. Kantsadi and Ioannis Vakonakis

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:388

    Content type: Research

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  23. Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) emerged in the early 1990s into largely unregulated markets, and uncertain field performance was a major concern for the acceptance of tests for malaria case management. T...

    Authors: Jane Cunningham, Sophie Jones, Michelle L. Gatton, John W. Barnwell, Qin Cheng, Peter L. Chiodini, Jeffrey Glenn, Sandra Incardona, Cara Kosack, Jennifer Luchavez, Didier Menard, Sina Nhem, Wellington Oyibo, Roxanne R. Rees-Channer, Iveth Gonzalez and David Bell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:387

    Content type: Review

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  24. Measuring human exposure to mosquito bites is a crucial component of vector-borne disease surveillance. For malaria vectors, the human landing catch (HLC) remains the gold standard for direct estimation of exp...

    Authors: Antoine Sanou, W. Moussa Guelbéogo, Luca Nelli, K. Hyacinth Toé, Soumanaba Zongo, Pierre Ouédraogo, Fatoumata Cissé, Nosrat Mirzai, Jason Matthiopoulos, N’falé Sagnon and Heather M. Ferguson

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:386

    Content type: Research

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  25. The genetic complexity and the existence of several polymorphisms in parasites are the major hindrances for the malaria control programmes of the country. The genetic profiling in the parasite populations in I...

    Authors: Amit Kumar, Shri Pat Singh, Rajendra Bhatt and Vineeta Singh

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:385

    Content type: Research

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  26. Knockdown resistance (kdr) is a well-characterized target-site insecticide resistance mechanism that is associated with DDT and pyrethroid resistance. Even though insecticide resistance to pyrethroids and DDT ...

    Authors: Lorena I. Orjuela, Diego A. Álvarez-Diaz, Juliana A. Morales, Nelson Grisales, Martha L. Ahumada, Juan Venegas H, Martha L. Quiñones and María F. Yasnot

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:384

    Content type: Research

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  27. Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) treated with pyrethroids are the foundation of malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa. Rising pyrethroid resistance in vectors, however, has driven the development of alte...

    Authors: Kobié H. Toé, Frank Mechan, Julie-Anne A. Tangena, Marion Morris, Joanna Solino, Emile F. S. Tchicaya, Alphonse Traoré, Hanafy Ismail, James Maas, Natalie Lissenden, Margaret Pinder, Steve W. Lindsay, Alfred B. Tiono, Hilary Ranson and N’Falé Sagnon

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:383

    Content type: Research

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  28. Rhoptries are the large, paired, secretory organelles located at the apical tip of the malaria merozoite that are considered important for parasite invasion processes. Plasmodium vivax rhoptry proteins have been ...

    Authors: Piyawan Kochayoo, Siriruk Changrob, Kittikorn Wangriatisak, Seong Kyun Lee, Patchanee Chootong and Eun-Taek Han

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:382

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  29. Malaria disease commences when blood-stage parasites, called merozoites, invade human erythrocytes. Whilst the process of invasion is traditionally seen as being entirely merozoite-driven, emerging data sugges...

    Authors: Marion Koch, Jaimini Cegla, Ben Jones, Yuning Lu, Ziad Mallat, Andrew M. Blagborough, Fiona Angrisano and Jake Baum

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:381

    Content type: Research

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  30. The Plasmodium falciparum parasite is the only human malaria that produces the histidine-rich protein 2 and 3 (HRP2/3) antigens. Currently, HRP2/3 are widely used in malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), but sev...

    Authors: Camelia Herman, Curtis S. Huber, Sophie Jones, Laura Steinhardt, Mateusz M. Plucinski, Jean F. Lemoine, Michelle Chang, John W. Barnwell, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar and Eric Rogier

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:380

    Content type: Research

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  31. The ongoing spread of artemisinin resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria is a major threat to global health. In response, countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, including Cambodia, have declared ambitious g...

    Authors: Rebecca Thomson, Phok Sochea, Mak Sarath, Amanda MacDonald, Abigail Pratt, Steve Poyer, Henrietta Allen, Sok Kunthy, Sok Chamroeun, Kim Daro, Sourn Samean, Nou Panharith, Sok Ra, Chan Sovottha, Gary Mundy and Shunmay Yeung

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:379

    Content type: Research

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  32. Tamoxifen is an oestrogen receptor modulator that is widely used for the treatment of early stage breast cancer and reduction of recurrences. Tamoxifen is also used as a powerful research tool for controlling ...

    Authors: Ada Weinstock, Julio Gallego-Delgado, Cláudia Gomes, Julian Sherman, Cyrus Nikain, Sandra Gonzalez, Edward Fisher and Ana Rodriguez

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:378

    Content type: Research

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  33. Indian-origin rhesus (InR) are preferred for research, but strict export restrictions continue to limit their use. Chinese-origin rhesus (ChR), although easier to procure, are genetically distinct from InR and...

    Authors: Monica L. Martin, Alexis A. Bitzer, Andrew Schrader, Elke S. Bergmann-Leitner, Kim Soto, Xiaoyan Zou, Zoltan Beck, Gary R. Matyas and Sheetij Dutta

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:377

    Content type: Research

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  34. Over the last 20 years, malaria incidence has decreased across the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) and the emergence of artemisinin resistance has stimulated efforts to accelerate regional elimination. In the ...

    Authors: Nou Sanann, Thomas J. Peto, Rupam Tripura, James J. Callery, Chea Nguon, Thanh Mai Bui, Stephanie D. Nofal, Lorenz von Seidlein, Dysoley Lek, Arjen M. Dondorp, Phaik Yeong Cheah and Christopher Pell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:376

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  35. In view of recent evidence from a randomized trial in Burkina Faso that periconceptional iron supplementation substantially increases risk of spontaneous preterm birth (< 37 weeks) in first pregnancies (adjust...

    Authors: Bernard Brabin, Halidou Tinto and Stephen A. Roberts

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:374

    Content type: Research

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  36. Please be advised that one of the author names is incorrectly spelled in the published article: ‘Irene Kyomuhagi’ should be ‘Irene Kyomuhangi’.

    Authors: Tarekegn A. Abeku, Michelle E. H. Helinski, Matthew J. Kirby, Takele Kefyalew, Tessema Awano, Esey Batisso, Gezahegn Tesfaye, James Ssekitooleko, Sarala Nicholas, Laura Erdmanis, Angela Nalwoga, Chris Bass, Stephen Cose, Ashenafi Assefa, Zelalem Kebede, Tedila Habte…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:373

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2015 14:337

  37. Malaria in pregnancy (MiP) contributes to devastating maternal and neonatal outcomes. Coverage of intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy (IPTp) remains alarmingly low. Data was compiled from MiP pr...

    Authors: Elaine Roman, Kristin Andrejko, Katherine Wolf, Marianne Henry, Susan Youll, Lia Florey, Erin Ferenchick and Julie R. Gutman

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:372

    Content type: Review

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  38. Malaria remains a public health issue, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa with special features of seriousness in young children and pregnant women. Adolescents and adults are reported to have acquired a semi-...

    Authors: Rella Zoleko Manego, Erik Koehne, Andrea Kreidenweiss, Brice Nzigou Mombo, Bayode Romeo Adegbite, Lia Betty Dimessa Mbadinga, Malik Akinosho, Julian Matthewman, Ayola Akim Adegnika, Michael Ramharter and Ghyslain Mombo-Ngoma

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:371

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  39. With increasing spatial heterogeneity of malaria transmission and a shift of the disease burden towards older children and adults, pregnant women attending antenatal care (ANC) have been proposed as a pragmati...

    Authors: Nina C. Brunner, Frank Chacky, Renata Mandike, Ally Mohamed, Manuela Runge, Sumaiyya G. Thawer, Amanda Ross, Penelope Vounatsou, Christian Lengeler, Fabrizio Molteni and Manuel W. Hetzel

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:370

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  40. Please note that an author has been erroneously omitted from the author list of the published article [1].

    Authors: Adela Ida Jiram, Choo Huck Ooi, José Miguel Rubio, Shamilah Hisam, Govindarajoo Karnan, Nurnadiah Mohd Sukor, Mohd Mafe Artic, Nor Parina Ismail, Nor Wahida Alias and Ismail Aziah

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:369

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2019 18:156

  41. Although malaria remains a noteworthy disease in South Africa, the provinces are at differing stages of the malaria elimination continuum. KwaZulu-Natal has consistently reported the lowest number of cases ove...

    Authors: Rajendra Maharaj, Ishen Seocharan, Bheki Qwabe, Moses Mkhabela, Sunitha Kissoon and Vishan Lakan

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:368

    Content type: Research

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  42. Malaria is a major public health problem in the China–Myanmar border region. The genetic structure of malaria parasite may affect its transmission model and control strategies. The present study was to analyse...

    Authors: Cang-Lin Zhang, Hong-Ning Zhou, Quan Liu and Ya-Ming Yang

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:367

    Content type: Research

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  43. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors flagged an error in Addition file 6.

    Authors: Aayush Khadka, Nicole A. Perales, Dorothy J. Wei, Anna D. Gage, Noah Haber, Stéphane Verguet, Bryan Patenaude and Günther Fink

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:365

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2018 17:224

  44. Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN), improved diagnosis and artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) have reduced malaria prevalence in Papua New Guinea since 2008. Yet, national incidence trends are inco...

    Authors: Daniela Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Seri Maraga, Lina Lorry, Leanne J. Robinson, Peter M. Siba, Ivo Mueller, Justin Pulford, Amanda Ross and Manuel W. Hetzel

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:364

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  45. Improving maternal health remains a priority to the Ghanaian government. Consequently, it has implemented the World Health Organization recommendation of distributing free long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs...

    Authors: Matilda Aberese-Ako, Pascal Magnussen, Gifty D. Ampofo and Harry Tagbor

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:363

    Content type: Research

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  46. Interventions to raise community awareness about malaria prevention and treatment have used various approaches with little evidence on their efficacy. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of loudspe...

    Authors: Pyae Linn Aung, Tepanata Pumpaibool, Than Naing Soe, Jessica Burgess, Lynette J. Menezes, Myat Phone Kyaw and Liwang Cui

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:362

    Content type: Research

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  47. Drug resistance is one of the greatest challenges of malaria control programme in Mali. Recent advances in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies provide new and effective ways of tracking drug-resistan...

    Authors: Seidina A. S. Diakité, Karim Traoré, Ibrahim Sanogo, Taane G. Clark, Susana Campino, Modibo Sangaré, Djeneba Dabitao, Antoine Dara, Drissa S. Konaté, Fousseyni Doucouré, Amadou Cissé, Bourama Keita, Mory Doumbouya, Merepen A. Guindo, Mahamoudou B. Toure, Nafomon Sogoba…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:361

    Content type: Research

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