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Progress in coverage of bed net ownership and use in Burkina Faso 2003–2014: evidence from population-based surveys

August 2, 2017 - 17:00 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sekou Samadoulougou, Morgan Pearcy, Yazoumé Yé and Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:302, 28 July 2017

Burkina Faso made considerable progress in coverage of ITN ownership, access and use between 2003 and 2014, as a result of the two free mass distribution campaigns in 2010 and 2013.

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Knowledge of prevention, cause, symptom and practices of malaria among women in Burkina Faso

July 12, 2017 - 16:28 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sanni Yaya, Ghose Bishwajit, Michael Ekholuenetale, Vaibhav Shah, Bernard Kadio, Ogochukwu Udenigwe
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PLoS ONE 12(7): e0180508

The overall knowledge of malaria prevention practices among a large proportion of women was found to be low, which implies that the knowledge about the prevention of malaria should be improved upon by both urban and rural dwellers.

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Evaluation of efficacy of Interceptor® G2, a long-lasting insecticide net coated with a mixture of chlorfenapyr and alpha-cypermethrin, against pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae s.l. in Burkina Faso

May 10, 2017 - 14:32 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Koama Bayili, Severin N’do, Abdoulaye Diabaté, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:190, 8 May 2017

Among all nets trialled, the combination of chlorfenapyr and alpha-cypermethrin on bed nets provided better mortality in phase II after 20 washes.

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Increase in the prevalence of mutations associated with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum isolates collected from early to late pregnancy in Nanoro, Burkina Faso

May 3, 2017 - 15:53 -- Open Access
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Esmée Ruizendaal, Marc C. Tahita, Petra F. Mens, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:179, 28 April 2017

The high number of mutants and the presence of quintuple mutants in Burkina Faso confirm concerns about the efficacy of IPTp-SP in the near future.

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Routine implementation costs of larviciding with Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis against malaria vectors in a district in rural Burkina Faso

July 27, 2016 - 07:02 -- Open Access
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Peter Dambach, Michael Schleicher, Hans-Christian Stahl, Issouf Traoré, Norbert Becker, Achim Kaiser, Ali Sié and Rainer Sauerborn
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:380, 22 July 2016

The per capita costs for larval source management interventions with Bti are roughly a third of the annual per capita expenditures for anti-malarial drugs and those for LLINs in Burkina Faso which are US$ 3.80 and 3.00, respectively.

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NOT Open Access | Malaria related care-seeking-behaviour and expenditures in urban settings: A household survey in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

June 1, 2016 - 14:53 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Idrissa Beogo, Nicole Huang, Maxime K. Drabo, Yazoumé Yé
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Acta Tropica Volume 160, August 2016, Pages 78–85

In Sub-Sahara Africa, malaria inflicts a high healthcare expenditure to individuals.

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Assessing the effects of malaria interventions on the geographical distribution of parasitaemia risk in Burkina Faso

April 23, 2016 - 16:10 -- Open Access
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Eric Diboulo, Ali Sié and Penelope Vounatsou
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:228, 21 April 2016

The produced maps show great variations in parasitaemia risk across the country and identify the districts where interventions are being effective.

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A qualitative study of health professionals’ uptake and perceptions of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in Burkina Faso

April 7, 2016 - 16:58 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sylvie Zongo, Valérie Farquet and Valéry Ridde
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:190, 6 April 2016

The use of RDTs points to the co-existence of official standards and different standards applied in practice.

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Abolishing Fees at Health Centers in the Context of Community Case Management of Malaria: What Effects on Treatment-Seeking Practices for Febrile Children in Rural Burkina Faso?

November 5, 2015 - 05:17 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Thomas Druetz, Federica Fregonese, Aristide Bado, Tieba Millogo, Seni Kouanda, Souleymane Diabaté, Slim Haddad
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PLoS ONE 10(10): e0141306

User fees abolition reduced visit delay for febrile children living close to health centers.

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Effectiveness and safety of artemether–lumefantrine versus artesunate–amodiaquine for unsupervised treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in patients of all age groups in Nanoro, Burkina Faso: a randomized open label trial

August 25, 2015 - 06:04 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Paul Sondo, Karim Derra, Halidou Tinto, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:325 (20 August 2015)

This study shows a lowering of the efficacy when drug intake is not directly supervised.

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