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Determination of the residual efficacy of carbamate and organophosphate insecticides used for indoor residual spraying for malaria control in Ethiopia

November 21, 2017 - 15:15 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Meshesha Balkew, Seth R. Irish, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:471, 21 November 2017

It would appear that the higher dose of propoxur and pirimiphos-methyl correspond best to the Ethiopian transmission season, although interactions between insecticide and the substrate should be taken into account as well.

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Insecticide resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from Ethiopia (2012–2016): a nationwide study for insecticide resistance monitoring

November 20, 2017 - 15:39 -- Open Access
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Louisa A. Messenger, Josephat Shililu, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:469, 18 November 2017

Data generated by this study will strengthen the National Malaria Control Programme’s insecticide resistance management strategy to safeguard continued efficacy of IRS and other malaria control methods in Ethiopia.

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Knowledge and perception towards net care and repair practice in Ethiopia

October 4, 2017 - 16:10 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Ayele Zewde, Seth Irish, Yemane Berhane, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:396, 2 October 2017

The low level of reported knowledge on net care and repair, as well as the low level of reported positive perception towards net repair need to be addressed.

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Proximity to vector breeding site and risk of Plasmodium vivax infection: a prospective cohort study in rural Ethiopia

September 26, 2017 - 15:24 -- Open Access
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Alexander Nissen, Jackie Cook, Eskindir Loha and Bernt Lindtjørn
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:380, 19 September 2017

Results showed strong evidence that household proximity to vector breeding site is positively associated with P. vivax infection in rural Ethiopia, and that this association is constant across age groups.

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Systematic review on traditional medicinal plants used for the treatment of malaria in Ethiopia: trends and perspectives

August 3, 2017 - 15:14 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Getachew Alebie, Befikadu Urga and Amha Worku
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:307, 1 August 2017

The study highlighted a rich diversity of indigenous anti-malarial medicinal plants with equally divergent herbal remedy preparation and use pattern in Ethiopia.

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Incidence, prevalence and mortality rates of malaria in Ethiopia from 1990 to 2015: analysis of the global burden of diseases 2015

July 11, 2017 - 12:01 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Amare Deribew, Tariku Dejene, Jefrey D. Stanaway, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:271, 4 July 2017

Ethiopia has achieved a 50% reduction target of malaria of the millennium development goals.

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Factors influencing the ownership and utilization of long-lasting insecticidal nets for malaria prevention in Ethiopia

July 4, 2017 - 15:37 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Admasu Tassew, Richard Hopkins and Wakgari Deressa
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:262, 1 July 2017

This study found a higher proportion of LLIN ownership and utilization by households than had previously been found in similar studies in Ethiopia, and in many studies in SSA.

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Comparison of artemether-lumefantrine and chloroquine with and without primaquine for the treatment of Plasmodium vivax infection in Ethiopia: A randomized controlled trial

May 25, 2017 - 14:41 -- Open Access
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Tesfay Abreha, Jimee Hwang, Ric N. Price, et al.
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PLoS Med 14(5): e1002299

Despite evidence of CQ-resistant P. vivax, the risk of recurrence in this study was greater following treatment with AL unless it was combined with a supervised course of PQ.

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Caregivers’ perception of malaria and treatment-seeking behaviour for under five children in Mandura District, West Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

April 11, 2017 - 16:00 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Israel Mitiku and Adane Assefa
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:144, 8 April 2017

Majority of the respondents of this study sought treatment for their under five children.

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The shape of the iceberg: quantification of submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax parasitaemia and gametocytaemia in five low endemic settings in Ethiopia

March 9, 2017 - 15:34 -- Open Access
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Fitsum G. Tadesse, Lotus van den Hoogen, Teun Bousema, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:99, 3 March 2017

This study adds to the available evidence on the wide-scale presence of submicroscopic parasitaemia by quantifying submicroscopic parasite densities and concurrent gametocyte densities.

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