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A stakeholder workshop about modelled maps of key malaria indicator survey indicators in Madagascar

March 26, 2019 - 15:51 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Rosalind E. Howes, Kaleem Hawa, Cameron A. Taylor, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2019 18:90, 22 March 2019

The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has supported three household Malaria Indicator Surveys (MIS) in Madagascar.

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Efficacy of artesunate–amodiaquine in the treatment of falciparum uncomplicated malaria in Madagascar

August 7, 2018 - 15:24 -- Open Access
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Oméga Raobela, Valérie Andriantsoanirina, David Gael Rajaonera, Tovonahary Angelo Rakotomanga, Stéphane Rabearimanana, Fanomezantsoa Ralinoro, Didier Ménard and Arsène Ratsimbasoa
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:284, 6 August 2018

The ASAQ combination remains highly effective for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Madagascar.

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Malaria-related ideational factors and other correlates associated with intermittent preventive treatment among pregnant women in Madagascar

April 25, 2018 - 15:20 -- Open Access
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Grace N. Awantang, Stella O. Babalola, Hannah Koenker, Kathleen A. Fox, Michael Toso and Nan Lewicky
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:176, 25 April 2018

Health communication programmes should aim to improve IPTp/ANC-specific ideation, particularly the norms of seeking regular care during pregnancy and taking any prescribed medication.

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Spatial and temporal dynamics of malaria in Madagascar

February 1, 2018 - 16:00 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Felana A. Ihantamalala, Feno M. J. Rakotoarimanana, Amy Wesolowski, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:58, 1 February 2018

This study identified critical districts with low incidence that shifted to high incidence and district that were consistent clusters across each year.

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Long-term in vitro culture of Plasmodium vivax isolates from Madagascar maintained in Saimiri boliviensis blood

November 6, 2017 - 13:48 -- Open Access
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Rajeev K. Mehlotra, D’Arbra Blankenship, Brian T. Grimberg, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:442, 3 November 2017

Long-term culture of P. vivax is possible in the RBCs of Saimiri boliviensis.

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Can the collection of expired long-lasting insecticidal nets reduce their coverage and use? Sociocultural aspects related to LLIN life cycle management and use in four districts in Madagascar

October 11, 2017 - 14:15 -- Open Access
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Ambinina Ramanantsoa, Marta Wilson-Barthes, Koen Peeters Grietens, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:404, 10 October 2017

The collection of LLINs for recycling/disposal can lead to lower coverage under certain conditions.

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Analysing trends and forecasting malaria epidemics in Madagascar using a sentinel surveillance network: a web-based application

February 15, 2017 - 17:22 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Florian Girond, Laurence Randrianasolo, Patrice Piola, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:72, 13 February 2017

This approach aims to maximize the usefulness of a sentinel surveillance system to predict and detect epidemics in limited-resource environments.

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Genetic evidence that the Makira region in northeastern Madagascar is a hotspot of malaria transmission

December 21, 2016 - 17:26 -- Open Access
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Benjamin L. Rice, Christopher D. Golden, Evelin Jean Gasta Anjaranirina, Carolina Mastella Botelho, Sarah K. Volkman and Daniel L. Hartl
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:596, 20 December 2016

Prevalence and genetic diversity data indicate that the Makira region is a hotspot of P. falciparum transmission in Madagascar.

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Contemporary epidemiological overview of malaria in Madagascar: operational utility of reported routine case data for malaria control planning

October 18, 2016 - 18:27 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Rosalind E. Howes, Sedera Aurélien Mioramalala, Arsène Ratsimbasoa, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:502, 18 October 2016

A sub-national perspective is essential when monitoring the epidemiology of malaria in Madagascar and assessing local control needs.

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The association between household bed net ownership and all-cause child mortality in Madagascar

September 21, 2016 - 17:30 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Dominique Meekers and Joshua O. Yukich
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:475, 17 September 2016

Mass bed net distributions contributed strongly to the overall decline in child mortality in Madagascar during the period 2008–2013.

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