Mosquito samples were collected from rural and urban communities in three selected major towns in Southwestern Nigeria to determine the impact of urbanization on the diversity and abundance of Anopheles species associated with malaria transmission in human habitations.
The expanded ITN indicators to assess universal coverage provide strong tools for a comprehensive system effectiveness analysis that produces clear, actionable evidence of progress as well as the need for specific additional interventions clearly differentiating between gaps in ownership and use.
Management of coinfection with malaria and HIV is a major challenge to public health in developing countries, and yet potential drug-drug interactions between antimalarial and antiviral regimens have not been adequately investigated in people with both infections.
This study reveals gender disparity in ITN use, with males less likely to use ITNs particularly among ages 15--25 years.
To evaluate some hematological and anthropometric parameters, malaria infection at different trimesters in pregnancy.
Twenty-four patients (12.6%) had at least one sample that was bacterial culture positive. Samples from 62 patients (32.6%) were negative for both malaria parasite and bacterial culture.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between LLIN distribution campaigns and child malaria in Nigeria.
In this cohort of Nigerian preschool children, malaria infection was the major contributor to anaemia status.
Concerns for emergence of parasite resistance due the use of artemisinin-naphthoquine as single dose regimen is likely to compromise the usefulness of this potentially important combination treatment.
The ethnobotanical study surveyed the different types of medicinal plants used for the treatment of malaria in the south-western region of Nigeria.