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Ethiopia

Repellent efficacy of DEET, MyggA, neem (Azedirachta indica) oil and chinaberry (Melia azedarach) oil against Anopheles arabiensis, the principal malaria vector in Ethiopia

May 4, 2015 - 11:17 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ephrem Abiy, Teshome Gebre-Michael, Meshesha Balkew, Girmay Medhin
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:187 (3 May 2015)

The commercial products and laboratory-produced repellents can be utilized by individuals to avoid contact with An. arabiensis in Ethiopia.

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Polymorphisms in chloroquine resistance-associated genes in Plasmodium vivax in Ethiopia

April 21, 2015 - 13:38 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lemu Golassa, Berhanu Erko, Frederick N Baliraine, Abraham Aseffa, Göte Swedberg
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:164 (16 April 2015)

High prevalence of mutations in candidate genes conferring CQR in P. vivax was identified.

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Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum isolates based on MSP-1 and MSP-2 genes from Kolla-Shele area, Arbaminch Zuria District, southwest Ethiopia

March 10, 2015 - 13:28 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Hussein Mohammed, Tedla Mindaye, Meseret Belayneh, Moges Kassa, Ashenafi Assefa, Mekonnen Tadesse, Adugna Woyessa, Tesfaye Mengesha, Amha Kebede
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:73 (14 February 2015)

This study was conducted to evaluate the extent of genetic diversity of P. falciparum in Kolla-Shele, in the southwest of Ethiopia.

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Molecular epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum malaria among Duffy-positive and Duffy-negative populations in Ethiopia

March 2, 2015 - 18:33 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Eugenia Lo, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Daibin Zhong, Endalew Zemene, Teshome Degefa, Kora Tushune, Margaret Ha, Ming-Chieh Lee, Anthony A James, Guiyun Yan
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:84 (19 February 2015)

Geographical and age differences influence the distribution of P. vivax and P. falciparum malaria in Ethiopia.

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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency among malaria suspects attending Gambella hospital, southwest Ethiopia

December 5, 2014 - 15:23 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Arega Tsegaye, Lemu Golassa, Hassen Mamo, Berhanu Erko
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13:438 (18 November 2014)

G6PDd prevalence in the area is substantial with 30 (90.9%) of the 33 deficient individuals having malaria suggesting the non-protective role of the disorder at least from clinical malaria.

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Increased malaria transmission around irrigation schemes in Ethiopia and the potential of canal water management for malaria vector control

September 19, 2014 - 14:31 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Kibret S, Wilson GG, Tekie H, Petros B
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :360 (13 September 2014)

The present study revealed that the irrigation schemes resulted in intensified malaria transmission due to poor canal water management.

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Distribution and utilization of vector control strategies in a malarious village of jabi tehnan district, north-western Ethiopia

September 19, 2014 - 14:21 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Animut A, Negash Y, Kebede N
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :356 (10 September 2014)

Residents of Jiga Yelmdar village were knowledgeable about malaria and the control strategies of the disease such as LLINs and IRS.

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Column: How fragile we are

June 19, 2014 - 19:47 -- Bart G.J. Knols
So you live in South Sudan. Your nation exists for just less than two years, but unfortunately has been the scene of rivalry and outspoken conflict. You, together with hundreds of thousands fellow countrymen have had to flee. You have arrived in Ethiopia, after a difficult journey partly by foot and partly by boat. You have arrived in Ethiopia, you are safe.
 
Ethiopia has arranged for refugee camps sites to be set up to accommodate many of you. Unfortunately, the area is seasonally affected by malaria. And although you are very familiar with the dark side of malaria, it is the least of worries to you now. You have to get registered; you need to get food, cooking materials, and accommodation. Accommodation is a big word for the variety of tents, tukuls, plastic sheeting and other forms of shelter you see. But you collect what you can, and you get a net...

Analysis of trend of malaria prevalence in south-west Ethiopia: a retrospective comparative study

June 9, 2014 - 16:28 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Sena LD, Deressa WA, Ali AA
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :188 (24 May 2014)

More malaria prevalence was observed in the control site compared to GGHD site almost throughout the time period considered.

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Effect of combining mosquito repellent and insecticide treated net on malaria prevalence in Southern Ethiopia: a cluster-randomised trial

April 15, 2014 - 17:40 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Deressa W, Yihdego YY, Kebede Z, Batisso E, Tekalegne A, Dagne GA
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Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7 :132 (28 March 2014)

This study aimed to determine the effect of combining community-based mosquito repellent with LLINs in the reduction of malaria.

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