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Low uptake of malaria testing within 24 h of fever despite appropriate health-seeking among migrants in Myanmar: a mixed-methods study

October 31, 2018 - 15:29 -- Open Access
Kyaw Thu Hein, Thae Maung Maung, Kyaw Ko Ko Htet, Hemant Deepak Shewade, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Swai Mon Oo, Zaw Lin and Aung Thi
Malaria Journal 2018 17:396, 29 October 2018

Providers were not testing all migrant patients with fever for malaria.


Genetic polymorphism and natural selection of circumsporozoite surface protein in Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from Myanmar

October 17, 2018 - 15:05 -- Open Access
Hương Giang Lê, Jung-Mi Kang, Byoung-Kuk Na, et al.
Malaria Journal 2018 17:361, 12 October 2018

Myanmar and global PfCSP displayed genetic diversity. N-terminal and C-terminal non-repeat regions were relatively conserved, but the central repeat region displayed high levels of genetic polymorphism in Myanmar and global PfCSP.


Cost effectiveness and resource allocation of Plasmodium falciparum malaria control in Myanmar: a modelling analysis of bed nets and community health workers

September 30, 2015 - 16:56 -- Open Access
Tom Drake, Shwe Kyaw, Myat Kyaw, Frank Smithuis, Nicholas Day, Lisa White, Yoel Lubell
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:376 (29 September 2015)

Community health workers have the potential for high impact on malaria, particularly where there are few alternatives to access malaria treatment, but are relatively costly.

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