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Where chloroquine still works: the genetic make-up and susceptibility of Plasmodium vivax to chloroquine plus primaquine in Bhutan

May 22, 2016 - 15:51 -- Open Access
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Sonam Wangchuk, Tobgyel Drukpa, Sarah Auburn, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:277, 12 May 2016

CQ and PQ remains effective for radical cure of P. vivax in Bhutan.

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Community-directed educational intervention for malaria elimination in Bhutan: quasi-experimental study in malaria endemic areas of Sarpang district

April 18, 2013 - 07:54 -- Open Access
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Tobgay T, Pem D, Dophu U, Dumre SP, Na-Bangchang K, Torres CE
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:132 (17 April 2013)
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The findings from this study corroborate that community-directed interventions can be utilized as an effective means for improving knowledge, attitude and practice in the malaria-endemic areas of Bhutan.

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Open Access | Malaria control in Bhutan: a case study of a country embarking on elimination

January 11, 2012 - 08:47 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Yangzom T, Smith Gueye C, Namgay R, Galappaththy GN, Thimasarn K, Gosling R, Murugasampillay S, Dev V
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:9 (9 January 2012)

MalariaWorldBhutan has made significant strides towards elimination and has adopted a goal of national elimination.

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Open Access | Spatio-temporal patterns of malaria infection in Bhutan: a country embarking on malaria elimination

April 23, 2011 - 07:25 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Kinley Wangdi, Jaranit Kaewkungwal, Pratap Singhasivanon, Tassanee Silawan, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Nicholas J White
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:89 (16 April 2011)

There is significant decrease in the trend of malaria with the elimination at the sight.

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Short Communications: Malaria prevention and control in Bhutan: Successes and challenges

February 17, 2011 - 07:04 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Tashi Tobgay, Cristina E. Torres, Kesara Na-Bangchang
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Acta Tropica, Volume 117, Issue 3, March 2011, Pages 225-228

This paper highlights on the current malaria situations in Bhutan and its challenges for future prevention and control strategies.

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Open Access | Development of temporal modelling for forecasting and prediction of malaria infections using time-series and ARIMAX analyses: A case study in endemic districts of Bhutan

September 7, 2010 - 14:06 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Wangdi K, Singhasivanon P, Silawan T, Lawpoolsri S, White NJ, Kaewkungwal J
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:251 (3 September 2010)

The ARIMA models of time-series analysis were useful in forecasting the number of cases in the endemic areas of Bhutan.

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Antiplasmodial activity of atisinium chloride from the Bhutanese medicinal plant, Aconitum orochryseum

July 26, 2010 - 08:00 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Phurpa Wangchuk, John B. Bremner, Samten, Brian W. Skelton, Allan H. White, Roonglawan Rattanajak, Sumalee Kamchonwongpaisan
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Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 130, Issue 3, 9 August 2010, Pages 559-562

Our studies provide the first evidence in support of one of the indicated treatments with Aconitum orochryseum in Bhutanese traditional medicine.

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Malaria perceptions and practices in Bhutan

April 16, 2010 - 09:02 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
T Tobgay, K Lhazeen
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The South East Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, Vol 41 No. 2 March 2010

The aim of this study was to understand the perceptions and practices concerning malaria in Bhutan so as to initiate a basis for further study. This study was conducted from July to August 2007 by using focused group discussions with health workers, community members and village health workers.

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