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Not Open Access | Field evaluation of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in Yaounde, Cameroon

December 30, 2012 - 17:19 -- NOT Open Access
Rachida Tahar, Collins Sayang, Vincent Ngane Foumane, Georges Soula, Roger Moyou-Somo, Jean Delmont, Leonardo K. Basco
Acta Tropica, Volume 125, Issue 2, February 2013, Pages 214-219

The reliability of RDTs was evaluated by calculating the sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value, false-positive rate, false-negative rate, and likelihood ratio.

Malaria Group Seeks Permanent Home in Cameroon

April 7, 2011 - 15:01 -- Bart G.J. Knols

The article below was contributed by journalist Leocadia Bongben (Cameroon) as part of the SjCOOP project in collaboration with MalariaWorld.

An international alliance of malaria scientists, whose secretariat has roved around the planet until now, is planning to settle down permanently in Yaoundé. 


The Multilateral Initiative for Malaria (MIM), established in 1997, was previously headquartered in London, Washington, Stockholm and Dar es Salaam.

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