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Open Access | Strengthening the policy setting process for global malaria control and elimination

February 1, 2012 - 07:43 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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D'Souza BJ, Newman RD
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:28 (27 January 2012)

MalariaWorldThe scale-up of malaria control efforts in recent years, coupled with major investments in malaria research, has produced impressive public health impact in a number of countries and has led to the development of new tools and strategies aimed at further consolidating malaria control goals.

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Open Access | Integrated vector management for malaria control in Uganda: knowledge, perceptions and policy development

January 17, 2012 - 07:06 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Author(s): 
Mutero CM, Schlodder D, Kabatereine N, Kramer R
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:21 (14 January 2012)

MalariaWorldIntegrated management of malaria vectors in Uganda remains an underdeveloped component of malaria control policy.

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Open Access | Best practices for an insecticide-treated bed net distribution programme in sub-Saharan eastern Africa

June 9, 2011 - 07:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Sexton AR
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:157 (8 June 2011)

Insecticide-treated bed nets are the preeminent malaria control means; though there is no consensus as to a best practice for large-scale insecticide-treated bed net distribution.

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Open Access | Trends in malaria research in 11 Asian Pacific countries: an analysis of peer-reviewed publications over two decades

May 19, 2011 - 12:53 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Finn Andersen, Nick M Douglas, Dorina Bustos, Gawrie Galappaththy, Gao Qi, Michelle S Hsiang, Rita Kusriastuti, Kamini Mendis, George Taleo, Maxine Whittaker, Ric N Price, Lorenz von Seidlein
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:131 (18 May 2011)

The proportion of malaria-related publications out of the overall biomedical output from the 11 target Asian-Pacific countries is decreasing.

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Open Access | Two-year evaluation of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Children (IPTc) combined with timely home treatment for malaria control in Ghana

May 18, 2011 - 13:10 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Collins K Ahorlu, Kwadwo A Koram, Atsu Seake-Kwawu, Mitchell G Weiss
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:127 (15 May 2011)

The year-two-evaluation result indicates that IPTC given three times in a year (every four months) combined with timely treatment of febrile malaria illness, is effective to reduce malaria parasite prevalence in children aged 6 to 60 months in the study community.

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Open Access | Human Antibody Responses to the Anopheles Salivary gSG6-P1 Peptide: A Novel Tool for Evaluating the Efficacy of ITNs in Malaria Vector Control

December 16, 2010 - 12:10 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Papa Makhtar Drame, Anne Poinsignon, Franck Remoue, et al.
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PLoS ONE 5(12): e15596

To optimize malaria control, WHO has prioritised the need for new indicators to evaluate the efficacy of malaria vector control strategies.

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Open Access | Implementing school malaria surveys in Kenya: towards a national surveillance system

November 3, 2010 - 08:46 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Gitonga CW, Karanja PN, Kihara J, Mwanje M, Juma E, Snow RW, Noor AM, Brooker S
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:306 (30 October 2010)

School malaria surveys provide a rapid, cheap and sustainable approach to malaria surveillance which can complement household surveys, and in Kenya, show that large areas of the country do not merit any direct school-based control, but schoolbased interventions, coupled with strengthened communitybased strategies, are warranted in western and coastal Kenya.

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Open Access | Tools for delivering entomopathogenic fungi to malaria mosquitoes: effects of delivery surfaces on fungal efficacy and persistence

August 31, 2010 - 13:43 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Mnyone LL, Kirby MJ, Lwetoijera DW, Mpingwa MW, Simfukwe ET, Knols BG, Takken W, Russell TL
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:246 (27 August 2010)

Both fungal isolates reduced mosquito survival on immediate exposure and up to 28 d after application. Conidia were more effective when applied on mud panels and cotton cloth compared with polyester netting.

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