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Not Open Access | Factors affecting the use of anti-malaria preventive measures among Taiwan immigrants returning to malaria-endemic regions

August 5, 2014 - 16:28 -- NOT Open Access
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Wen-Shin Hung, Susan C. Hu, Yu-Chen Hsu, Kwo-Liang Chen, Kou-Huang Chen, Mei-Ching Yu, Kow-Tong Chen
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Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, Volume 12, Issue 4, July–August 2014, Pages 370-377

The aim of this study was to investigate the predictors of anti-malaria preventive measures (AMPMs) among Taiwan immigrants returning to their country of origin using the Health Belief Model (HBM).

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Not Open Access | The absence of endemic malaria transmission in Taiwan from 2002 to 2010: The implications of sustained malaria elimination in Taiwan

January 21, 2013 - 17:41 -- NOT Open Access
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Ching-Min Wang, Susan C. Hu, Wen-Shin Hung, Hsiao-Ling Chang, Ho-Sheng Wu, Kwo-Liang Chen, Kou-Huang Chen, Kow-Tong Chen
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Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, Volume 10, Issues 5–6, September–November 2012, Pages 240-246
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This study suggests that maintaining a vigilant surveillance system, environmental management, vector-control efforts, and case management are needed to prevent outbreaks and sustain the eradication of malaria in Taiwan.

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