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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
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Author(s): 
Kyaw Thu Hein, Thae Maung Maung, Kyaw Ko Ko Htet, Hemant Deepak Shewade, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Swai Mon Oo, Zaw Lin and Aung Thi
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:396, 29 October 2018

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

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

October 17, 2018 - 15:05 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Hương Giang Lê, Jung-Mi Kang, Byoung-Kuk Na, et al.
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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.

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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
Author(s): 
Tom Drake, Shwe Kyaw, Myat Kyaw, Frank Smithuis, Nicholas Day, Lisa White, Yoel Lubell
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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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