There is no clear cut trajectory for management of uncomplicated malaria in the study area. Different approaches are adopted when treating malaria.
A high number of P. falciparum parasites, which lack pfhrp2 exon 2 gene have been identified in two communities in Ghana.
The total cost of treating fever/malaria episode is relatively high in the study area considering the poverty levels in Ghana.
The application of mosquito coils did not necessarily reduce the incidence of malaria in the study communities.
These results generally demonstrate that CSP and AMA1 peptides recalled ELISpot IFN-γ responses from naturally exposed individuals and that both CSP and AMA1 contain diverse class 1-restricted epitopes that are HLA-promiscuous and are widely recognized in this population.
Infants born to women managed with ISTp-AL during pregnancy were not at greatly increased risk of malaria compared with infants born to women who had received IPTp-SP.
For an effective malaria control in this area, interventions should be formulated and implemented to target asymptomatic parasite reservoirs; especially in children and people with Hb AC.
Therapeutic efficacy of AS-AQ and AL remains over 90 % in the forest and savannah zones of Ghana.
From the results, it was evident that larval stages of An. coluzzii have tolerance to high levels of salinity and organic pollution in breeding habitats.
Majority of patients was successfully followed up by telephone and reported the most AEs.