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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Nationwide insecticide resistance status and biting behaviour of malaria vector species in the Democratic Republic of Congo

March 28, 2018 - 15:41 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Francis Wat’senga, Emile Zola Manzambi, Richard M. Oxborough, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2018 17:129, 27 March 2018

The finding of widespread resistance to permethrin in DRC is concerning and alternative insecticides should be evaluated.

The malaria testing and treatment market in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2013

March 2, 2017 - 15:35 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Godéfroid Mpanya, Antoinette Tshefu and Joris Losimba Likwela
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2017 16:94, 28 February 2017

While the vast majority of anti-malarial medicines distributed to patients in Kinshasa province are sold within the private sector, availability of malaria testing and appropriate treatment for malaria is alarmingly low.

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