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NOT Open Access | Molecular monitoring of dihydrofolatereductase (dhfr) and dihydropteroatesynthetase (dhps) associated with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance in Plasmodium vivax isolates of Palawan, Philippines

February 14, 2018 - 15:53 -- NOT Open Access
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Alison Paolo Bareng, Fe Esperanza Espino, Wanna Chaijaroenkul, Kesara Na-Bangchang
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Acta Tropica, Volume 180, April 2018, Pages 81-87

The emergence of drug-resistant Plasmodium vivax poses problems for malaria control and elimination in some parts of the world, especially in developing countries where individuals are routinely exposed to the infection.

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Not Open Access | Determining the impact of community awareness-raising activities on the prevention of malaria transmission in Palawan, the Philippines

March 5, 2014 - 17:29 -- NOT Open Access
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Emilie Louise Akiko Matsumoto-Takahashi, Pilarita Tongol-Rivera, Elena A. Villacorte, Ray U. Angluben, Junko Yasuoka, Shigeyuki Kano, Masamine Jimba
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Parasitology International, Volume 63, Issue 3, June 2014, Pages 519-526

The objective of the present study was to determine the impact of these activities on the self-implemented preventive measures against malaria by the ex-patients of the microscopists. 

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Determining the active role of microscopists in community awareness-raising activities for malaria prevention: a cross-sectional study in Palawan, the Philippines

November 7, 2013 - 07:03 -- Open Access
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Matsumoto-Takahashi EL, Tongol-Rivera P, Villacorte EA, Angluben RU, Yasuoka J, Kano S, Jimba M
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12 :384 (1 November 2013)
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Microscopists' capacity was identified as a significant factor in community awareness-raising activities for malaria prevention.

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Operational efficiency and sustainability of vector control of malaria and dengue: descriptive case studies from the Philippines

August 9, 2012 - 14:24 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
van den Berg H, Velayudhan R, Ebol A, Catbagan BH, Turingan R, Tuso M, Hii J
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:269 (8 August 2012)

MalariaWorldStrategies that contributed to an improved efficiency and sustainability of vector control operations were: micro-stratification, integration of vector control within the health sector, a multi-disease approach, involvement of local authorities, and empowerment of communities.

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Quantitative detection of PfHRP2 in saliva of malaria patients in the Philippines

May 29, 2012 - 12:02 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Fung AO, Damoiseaux R, Grundeen S, Panes JL, Horton DH, Judy JW, Moore TB
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:175 (25 May 2012)

MalariaWorldSaliva is a promising diagnostic fluid for malaria when protein degradation and matrix effects are mitigated.

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