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Not Open Access | South Sudan to Martha’s Vineyard: malaria

September 24, 2015 - 14:50 -- NOT Open Access
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Ross Boyce, Julian Mitton, Jacqueline Chu, Kathleen Finn
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j.amjmed.2015.08.030

Over the course of the previous week, she had complained of worsening malaise, headaches, anorexia, and intermittent fevers. She had no significant medical history, and she did not take any medications. She was a regular smoker and drank alcohol socially, but she did not use recreational drugs.

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Column: How fragile we are

June 19, 2014 - 19:47 -- Bart G.J. Knols
So you live in South Sudan. Your nation exists for just less than two years, but unfortunately has been the scene of rivalry and outspoken conflict. You, together with hundreds of thousands fellow countrymen have had to flee. You have arrived in Ethiopia, after a difficult journey partly by foot and partly by boat. You have arrived in Ethiopia, you are safe.
 
Ethiopia has arranged for refugee camps sites to be set up to accommodate many of you. Unfortunately, the area is seasonally affected by malaria. And although you are very familiar with the dark side of malaria, it is the least of worries to you now. You have to get registered; you need to get food, cooking materials, and accommodation. Accommodation is a big word for the variety of tents, tukuls, plastic sheeting and other forms of shelter you see. But you collect what you can, and you get a net...

Malaria control in South Sudan, 2006--2013: strategies, progress and challenges

October 31, 2013 - 07:15 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Pasquale H, Jarvese M, Julla A, Doggale C, Sebit B, Lual MY, Baba SP, Chanda E
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12 :374 (27 October 2013)
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The prospects for effective malaria control and elimination are huge in South Sudan.

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Integrated vector management: a critical strategy for combating vector-borne diseases in South Sudan

October 31, 2013 - 07:13 -- Open Access
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Chanda E, Govere JM, Macdonald MB, Lako RL, Haque U, Baba SP, Mnzava A
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12 :369 (25 October 2013)
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The potential of integrating vector-borne disease control is enormous in South Sudan.

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