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Open Acccess | Awareness, attitudes and prevention of malaria in the cities of Douala and Yaounde (Cameroon)

October 6, 2011 - 10:03 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Ndo C, Menze-Djantio B, Antonio-Nkondjio C
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:181 (20 September 2011)

MalariaWorldThe study revealed a high awareness of populations on malaria and ITNs. However some attitudes hindering the use of ITN or related to the management of clinical cases need further attention.

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Open Access | Anopheles gambiae distribution and insecticide resistance in the cities of Douala and Yaounde (Cameroon): influence of urban agriculture and pollution

June 9, 2011 - 13:41 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Antonio-Nkondjio C, Tene Fossog B, Ndo C, Menze Djantio B, Zebaze Togouet S, Awono-Ambene P, Costantini C, Wondji CS, Ranson H
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:154 (8 June 2011)

The data confirm high selection pressure on mosquitoes originating from urban areas and suggest urban agriculture rather than pollution as the major factor driving resistance to insecticide.

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