Findings from this study showed that the use of PBO significantly enhanced the susceptibility of An. gambiae s.l. mosquitoes in most of the sentinel sites.
This study demonstrates that IRS application did have a significant impact on entomological indicators of malaria transmission in the IRS project districts of Northern Ghana.
Results demonstraed a mean WTP of approximately 55 Cedis (~13 USD). Demand results suggested that at a price which would support full manufacturing cost recovery, a majority of households in the area would be willing to purchase at least one such unit.
Integrated community case management was more cost-effective than CHPS for the treatment of malaria, diarrhoea and suspected pneumonia when utilized by carers of children under-5 years in the Volta Region.
The current data suggest that antigens exposed on the gametocyte-infected red blood cells are recognized by serum antibodies from malaria-exposed children and semi-immune adults.
Plasmodium falciparum and P. malariae infection are the prevailing species in the study area; albeit varying from the national average.
This study demonstrated that the prevalence of malaria is high among hawkers and long distance truck drivers.
Popular anti-malarial HPs used in southern Ghana were found to have chemo-suppressive properties.
The findings demonstrate significant differences in the haematological presentation and severity of malaria among areas with different transmission intensity in Ghana, indicating that these factors need to be considered in planning the management of the disease as the endemicity is expected to decline after control interventions.
Interpersonal influence appears to have modest impact on ownership and use of bed nets by pregnant women in an urban area of Ghana.