These data demonstrate the effectiveness of three insecticidal compounds administered systemically to cattle for controlling the cattle-feeding mosquito An. arabiensis. Eprinomectin and fipronil provided the longest-lasting control.
Characterization of HIV-1 subtype diversity in regions where vaccine trials are conducted is critical for vaccine development and testing.
Text message interventions should be carefully developed, tested and refined before implementation to ensure they are written in the most appropriate way for their target population.
Electricity-related incentives played a greater role in encouraging adherence to recommended behaviours for proper deployment of SMoTS than the potential health benefits in the early stages of the intervention.
In this study, we conducted longitudinal larval source surveillance in the western Kenya highlands, generating data which can be used to establish cost-effective targeted intervention tools.
In the present study, LLINs offered the local population partial protection against malaria vector bites.
This study suggests that mass distribution of ITNs has had a significant impact on vector densities, species distribution and sporozoite rate.
We comprehensively assessed experiences and findings on IVM in Kenya with a view to sharing lessons that might promote its wider application.
Sustaining the ACT adherence rates at the 2010 levels, through 2.5 years of insecurity in the study area is an achievement and suggests that if security can be improved barriers to improving health service quality and patient adherence to AL would be removed.
Cedrol is the first compound confirmed as an oviposition attractant for gravid An. gambiae s.l.. This finding paves the way for developing new ‘attract and kill strategies’ for malaria vector control.