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Western Myanmar

Case Study: The effect of insecticide-treated bed nets on the incidence and prevalence of malaria in children in an area of unstable seasonal transmission in western Myanmar

October 15, 2013 - 15:06 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Smithuis FM, Kyaw MK, Phe UO, van der Broek I, Katterman N, Rogers C, Almeida P, Kager PA, Stepniewska K, Lubell Y, Simpson JA, White NJ
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12 :363 (11 October 2013)
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This study's objective was to evaluate the malaria protective efficacy of village-wide usage of ITN in Western Myanmar and estimate the cost-effectiveness of ITN compared with extending early diagnosis and treatment services.

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Case Study: Entomological determinants of insecticide-treated bed net effectiveness in Western Myanmar

October 15, 2013 - 05:15 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Smithuis FM, Kyaw MK, Phe UO, van der Broek I, Katterman N, Rogers C, Almeida P, Kager PA, Stepniewska K, Lubell Y, Simpson JA, White NJ
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2013, 12 :364 (11 October 2013)
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Entomological surveys were carried out using different catching methods to identify potential malaria vector species and characterise their biting habits.

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