The observed prevalence among school children showed marked variation at regional and sub-regional levels across the country.
Majority of the medicine dispensers in the community pharmaceutical outlets were knowledgeable about SPs and their indications.
Gatherings and celebrations expose people to mosquito bites.
BG-Malaria (BGM) trap is a simple adaptation of the widely-used BG-Sentinel trap (BGS).
A total of 400 febrile patients were enrolled in the study. Out of 400 febrile outpatients tested for malaria, 116 (28.75%) tested positive with mRDT.
In Ruangwa, net care was defined as overall net maintenance, such as cleanliness, and not directly associated with the prevention of damage as reported in other studies.
Malaria transmission in Ifakara has decreased by > 99% since early-2000s, reaching levels nearly undetectable with current entomological methods.
Children with febrile encephalopathy are more likely to have malaria than ABM if they have severe anemia.
In rural south-eastern Tanzania, significant proportions of people still live in houses with open eaves, unscreened windows and gaps on doors.
These findings confirm high efficacy of the first- and the newly recommended alternative ACT for treatments for uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Tanzania.