Anopheles mosquitoes are important vectors of malaria and lymphatic filariasis (LF), which are major public health diseases in Nigeria.
Results from this study suggest that polymorphisms in pfcrt and pfmdr1 genes are important for AQ resistance and therefore may be useful for epidemiological surveillance of P. falciparum resistance to AQ.
It may therefore be inferred, from this preliminary work, that lime juice when used with the appropriate antimalarial may enhance malaria parasite clearance especially in those with uncomplicated malaria.
Everybody used poor quality malaria treatment services but the poor people used providers with poor quality malaria treatment services more than others.
The presented results suggest that the inclusion of community-based programmes can substantially increase effective access to malaria prevention, and also increase access to formal health care access in general, and antenatal care attendance in particular in combination with supply side interventions.
This study, explored peer to peer education as a tool in raising knowledge of MIP among women of child bearing age.
We report a case of apparent malaria infection presented with a syndrome of painless, generalized lymphadenopathy without granulomas shortly after exposure to fresh water in rural West Africa.
Misconceptions about causes and prevention of malaria by caregivers adversely influence the use ITN by under-five children. Appropriate communication strategies should correct these misconceptions.
Few febrile patients attending public health facilities, pharmacies and patent medicine dealers received an ACT, and the use of artemisinin-monotherapy and less effective anti-malarials is concerning.
Successful control of malaria and scale up of insecticide-treated net coverage relies on community perceptions and practice.