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Ivory Coast

Analysis of antibody profiles in symptomatic malaria in three sentinel sites of Ivory Coast by using multiplex, fluorescent, magnetic, bead-based serological assay (MAGPIX™)

December 29, 2015 - 15:21 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
David Koffi, André Touré, Ronald Perraut, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:509 (21 December 2015)

The multiplex MBA-Magpix technology assay provides an accurate high throughput monitoring of parasite-specific antibodies during symptomatic malaria.

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CLOSED: Job: Operations and Logistics Manager, Ivory Coast

December 7, 2015 - 09:01 -- MalariaWorld Jobs
Organisation: In2Care BV, The Netherlands
Job: Operations and Logistics Manager
Location: Bouake, Ivory Coast
Start date: January 2016
Type of Contract: Temporary position (1 year; possibly 18 months)
 
Reports to: Local Principal Investigator (Ivory Coast) and Project co-PI in The Netherlands
Works with: In2Care’s Field Operations Manager
 
Deadline: 24 December 2015

Multicentre study evaluating the non-inferiority of the new paediatric formulation of artesunate/amodiaquine versus artemether/lumefantrine for the management of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in children in Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Senegal

January 1, 2013 - 15:55 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Faye B, Kuété T, Kiki-Barro CP, Tine RC, Nkoa T, Ndiaye JL, Kakpo CA, Sylla K, Menan HE, Gaye O, Faye O, Same-Ekobo A, Moussa K
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:433 (27 December 2012)
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This study demonstrates the non-inferiority of AS+AQ versus AL, its efficacy and tolerance in the management of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in African children.

Real-time PCR assay for discrimination of Plasmodium ovale curtisi and Plasmodium ovale wallikeri in the Ivory Coast and in the Comoros Islands

September 7, 2012 - 06:59 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Bauffe F, Desplans J, Fraisier C, Parzy D
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:307 (4 September 2012)

MalariaWorldThis work confirms the presence of the two species in the same country for the first time, in the Ivory Coast and the Comoros Islands.

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Open Access | Early treatment failure during treatment of plasmodium falciparum malaria with atovaquoneproguanil in the republic of Ivory Coast

May 3, 2012 - 08:14 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Wurtz N, Pascual A, Marin-Jauffre A, Bouchiba H, Benoit N, Desbordes M, Martelloni M, Pommier de Santi V, Richa G, Taudon N, Pradines B, Briolant S
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:146 (2 May 2012)

MalariaWorldThe increased spread of drug-resistant malaria highlights the need for alternative drugs for treatment and chemoprophylaxis.

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Open Access | The challenge of diagnosing Plasmodium ovale malaria in travellers: report of six clustered cases in French soldiers returning from West Africa

December 16, 2010 - 07:41 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
de Laval F, Oliver M, Rapp C, Pommier de Santi V, Mendibil A, Deparis X, Simon F
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:358 (10 December 2010)

Plasmodium ovale malaria is currently a problem to diagnose in travellers, notably in French soldiers returning from the Ivory Coast.

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Clinical Microbiology: Efficacy and tolerability of artesunate-amodiaquine (Camoquin plus®) versus artemether-lumefantrine (Coartem®) against uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria: multisite trial in Senegal and Ivory Coast

April 13, 2010 - 09:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Babacar Faye, André Touré Offianan, Jean Louis Ndiaye, Roger Clement Tine, Walatchin Touré, Kali Djoman, Khadime Sylla, Paulette Suzanne Ndiaye, Louis Penali, Oumar Gaye
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Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 15, Issue 5, May 2010, Pages: 608-613

This study demonstrates the efficacy and tolerability of AS + AQ for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria treatment in African patients over the age of 7 years.

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E-interview with Dr. Raphael N'Guessan (Ivory Coast, 1964)

March 7, 2010 - 10:34 -- Bart G.J. Knols

Raphael N’Guessan is a Medical Entomologist and West Africa IVCC programme manager based in Benin. His current research interests are on malaria vector control, with particular emphasis on control of resistant vectors, insecticide resistance management, and investigation of alternative strategies for its delay.

 

Q: Dear Raphael, please tell us what the main focus of your work is, and why this is important within the framework of malaria control and elimination.

In a Randomized Controlled Trial of Iron Fortification, Anthelmintic Treatment and Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria for Anemia Control in Ivorian Children, only Anthelmintic Treatment Shows Modest Benefit

February 2, 2010 - 20:29 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Fabian Rohner, Michael B. Zimmermann, Renaude J. Amon, Penelope Vounatsou, Andreas B. Tschannen, Eliézer K. N'Goran, Charlemagne Nindjin, Marie-Chantal Cacou, Marguerite D. Té-Bonlé, Hortense Aka, Daniel E. Sess, Jürg Utzinger, and Richard F. Hurrell
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J. Nutr. published 28 January 2010

In this study, we aimed to assess the effect of iron fortification, intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) of malaria, and anthelmintic treatment on hemoglobin concentration and anemia prevalence among school children.

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Spatial risk profiling of Plasmodium falciparum parasitaemia in a high endemicity area in Cote d'Ivoire

November 25, 2009 - 15:54 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Giovanna Raso, Kigbafori D Silue, Penelope Vounatsou, Burton H Singer, Ahoua Yapi, Marcel Tanner, Juerg Utzinger, Eliezer K N'Goran
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:252 (11 November 2009)

The objective of this study was to identify demographic, environmental and socioeconomic risk factors and spatial patterns of Plasmodium falciparum parasitaemia in a high endemicity area of Africa, and to specify how this information can facilitate improved malaria control at the district level.

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