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Decreased prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum resistance markers to amodiaquine despite its wide scale use as ACT partner drug in Zanzibar

September 13, 2012 - 13:22 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Fröberg G, Jörnhagen L, Morris U, Shakely D, Msellem MI, Gil JP, Björkman A, Mårtensson A
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:321 (11 September 2012)

MalariaWorldThis is the first observation of a decreased prevalence of pfcrt 76T, pfmdr1 86Y, 184Y and 1246Y in an African setting after several years of extensive ASAQ use as first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria.

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NOT Open Access | Cytochrome 1A1 and 1B1 gene diversity in the Zanzibar islands

June 26, 2012 - 08:49 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
I. Cavaco, R. Piedade, M. I. Msellem, A. Bjorkman and J. P. Gil
Reference: 
Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 17, Issue 7, pages 854–857, July 2012

MalariaWorldAmodiaquine (AQ) is a 4-aminoquinoline widely used in the treatment of malaria as part of the artemisinin combination therapy (ACT).

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Open Access | Reductions in malaria and anaemia case and death burden at hospitals following scale-up of malaria control in Zanzibar, 1999-2008

February 24, 2011 - 07:27 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Aregawi MW, Ali AS, Al-mafazy A, Molteni F, Katikiti S, Warsame M, Njau RJ, Komatsu R, Korenromp E, Hosseini M, Low-Beer D, Bjorkman A, D'Alessandro U, Marc Coosemans M, Otten M
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:46 (18 February 2011)

Scaling-up effective malaria interventions reduced malaria-related burden at health facilities by over 75% within 5 years.

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Open Access | A framework for assessing the feasibility of malaria elimination

November 17, 2010 - 07:41 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Bruno Moonen, Justin M Cohen, Andy J Tatem, Jessica Cohen, Simon I Hay, Oliver Sabot, David L Smith
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:322 (11 November 2010)

There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves.

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Open Access | System effectiveness of a targeted free mass distribution of long lasting insecticidal nets in Zanzibar, Tanzania

June 22, 2010 - 10:19 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Beer N, Ali AS, de Savigny D, Al-mafazy AH, Ramsan M, Abass AK, Omari RS, Bjorkman A, Kallander K
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:173 (18 June 2010)

Targeted free mass distribution of LLINs can result in high and equitable bed net coverage among children under five. However, in order to sustain high effective coverage, there is need for complimentary distribution strategies between mass distribution campaigns.

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Open Access | The use of mobile phone data for the estimation of the travel patterns and imported Plasmodium falciparum rates among Zanzibar residents

December 14, 2009 - 11:57 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Andrew J Tatem, Youliang Qiu, David L Smith, Oliver Sabot, Abdullah S Ali, Bruno Moonen
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:287 (10 December 2009)

In combination with spatial data on malaria endemicity and transmission models, movement patterns derived from phone records can inform on the likely sources and rates of malaria importation.

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