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Open Access | Estimating the Global Clinical Burden of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in 2007

June 17, 2010 - 15:17 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Simon I. Hay, Emelda A. Okiro, Peter W. Gething, Anand P. Patil, Andrew J. Tatem, Carlos A. Guerra, Robert W. Snow
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PLoS Med 7(6): e1000290

Cartographic approaches to burden estimation provide a globally consistent measure of malaria morbidity of known fidelity, and they represent the only plausible method in those malaria-endemic countries with nonfunctional national surveillance.

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Open Access | Anti-malarial drug quality in Lagos and Accra - a comparison of various quality assessments

June 15, 2010 - 06:42 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Bate R, Hess K
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:157 (11 June 2010)

The evidence presented shows that drug quality is probably improving in both cities, especially Lagos, since major reductions of failure rates over time occur with all means of assessment. Many more samples failed when examined by Raman spectrometry than by Minilab protocol.

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Informal payments for healthcare: Differences in expenditures from consumers and providers perspectives for treatment of malaria in Nigeria

May 18, 2010 - 12:22 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Author(s): 
Obinna Onwujekwe, Nkem Dike, Benjamin Uzochukwu, Ogochukwu Ezeoke
Reference: 
Health Policy, Volume 96, Issue 1, June 2010, Pages 72-79

The differences in malaria treatment expenditures from consumers’ and providers’ perspectives point to high levels of informal payments, which worsen the economic burden of the disease and may predispose to catastrophic health spending.

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Open Access | Research: Malaria knowledge and agricultural practices that promote mosquito breeding in two rural farming communities in Oyo State, Nigeria

April 13, 2010 - 09:31 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Oladepo O, Tona GO, Oshiname FO, Titiloye MA
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:91 (9 April 2010)

Farmers are at high risk of malaria - a disease which seriously impacts on agricultural productivity. Unfortunately, information relating to agricultural practices and behavioural antecedent factors, that could assist malaria programmers plan and implement interventions to reduce risk of infections among farmers, is scanty.

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Rural–urban differences in health-seeking for the treatment of childhood malaria in south-east Nigeria

March 26, 2010 - 16:03 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Theodora A. Okeke, Joseph C. Okeibunor
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Health Policy, Volume 95, Issue 1, April 2010, Pages 62-68

Urban and rural mothers differed in their responses to childhood fevers. Training drug vendors and caretakers are important measures to improve malaria control. Health facilities with good quality services and readily available drugs should be provided.

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Quartan malaria-associated childhood nephrotic syndrome: now a rare clinical entity in malaria endemic Nigeria

March 10, 2010 - 15:28 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Wasiu A. Olowu, Kayode A. Adelusola, Olufemi Adefehinti, and Tajudeen G. Oyetunji
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Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 2010; 25:794-801

The study determined (i) whether or not quartan malaria nephropathy (QMN) is still a major cause of childhood nephrotic syndrome (CNS) in Nigeria, (ii) secondary causes other than QMN and their associated glomerular pathology and (iii) renal and patient outcome.

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Open Access | Willingness to pay for rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis and treatment of malaria in southeast Nigeria: ex post and ex ante

February 26, 2010 - 15:52 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Benjamin SC Uzochukwu, Obinna E Onwujekwe, Nkoli P Uguru, Maduka D Ughasoro and Ogochukwu P Ezeoke
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International Journal for Equity in Health 2010, 9:1

The introduction of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) has improved the diagnosis and treatment of malaria. However, any successful control of malaria will depend on socio-economic factors that influence its management in the community.

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Open Access | Factors contributing to delay in parasite clearance in uncomplicated falciparum malaria in children

February 17, 2010 - 20:32 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Akintunde Sowunmi, Elsie O Adewoye, Grace O Gbotsho, Christian T Happi, Abayomi Sijuade, Onikepe A Folarin, Titilope M Okuboyejo, Obaro S Michael
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:53 (15 February 2010)

The study reports on the relationship between delay in parasite clearance and anti-malarial treatment failure in children with falciparum malaria in an area of intense transmission in south-western Nigeria.

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Factors contributing to anaemia after uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in children

January 21, 2010 - 09:05 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Akintunde SowunmiCorresponding Grace O. Gbotoshoa, Christian T. Happia and Babasola A. Fateye
Reference: 
Acta Tropica, Volume 113, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 155-161

The factors contributing to anaemia in falciparum malaria were characterized in 1261 prospectively studied children in an endemic area of southwestern Nigeria.

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Short report: Malarial retinopathy in northern Nigerian children

January 19, 2010 - 19:31 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
I Mohammed, U Y Ibrahim, M Mukhtar, Z Farouq, P N Obiagwu, and A H Yashua
Reference: 
Trop Doct 2010;40 50-52

Direct ophthalmoscopy seemed to be effective in detecting malarial retinopathy, but only when performed by experienced personnel.

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