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Pharmacokinetics and Safety Profile of Artesunate-Amodiaquine Coadministered with Antiretroviral Therapy in Malaria-Uninfected HIV-Positive Malawian Adults

July 3, 2018 - 16:23 -- Open Access
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Clifford G. Banda, Fraction Dzinjalamala, Mavuto Mukaka, Jane Mallewa, Victor Maiden, Dianne J. Terlouw, David G. Lalloo, Saye H. Khoo and Victor Mwapasa
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Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. July 2018 vol. 62 no. 7 e00412-18

There are limited data on the pharmacokinetic and safety profiles of artesunate-amodiaquine in human immnunodeficiency virus-infected (HIV+) individuals receiving antiretroviral therapy.

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Household-level and surrounding peri-domestic environmental characteristics associated with malaria vectors Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus along an urban–rural continuum in Blantyre, Malawi

June 13, 2018 - 08:27 -- Open Access
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Nicole F. Dear, Chifundo Kadangwe, Themba Mzilahowa, Andy Bauleni, Don P. Mathanga, Chifundo Duster, Edward D. Walker and Mark L. Wilson
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:229, 8 June 2018

This study revealed how small-scale agriculture along a rural-to-urban transition was associated with An. arabiensis and An. funestus indoor abundances, and that indoor Anopheles density can be high within Blantyre city limits, particularly where agriculture is present

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Association between timing and number of antenatal care visits on uptake of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria during pregnancy among Malawian women

May 29, 2018 - 14:40 -- Open Access
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Owen Nkoka, Ting-Wu Chuang and Yi-Hua Chen
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:211, 25 May 2018

ANC attendance is vital in IPTp uptake.

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Simulation models predict that school-age children are responsible for most human-to-mosquito Plasmodium falciparum transmission in southern Malawi

April 4, 2018 - 15:11 -- Open Access
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Jenna E. Coalson, Lauren M. Cohee, Mark L. Wilson, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:147, 3 April 2018

These results suggest that U5 children play a small role compared to SAC in maintaining P. falciparum transmission in southern Malawi.

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Effect of nutrient supplementation on the acquisition of humoral immunity to Plasmodium falciparum in young Malawian children

February 7, 2018 - 16:11 -- Open Access
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Priyanka Barua, Upeksha P. Chandrasiri, James G. Beeson, Kathryn G. Dewey, Kenneth Maleta, Per Ashorn and Stephen J. Rogerson
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:74, 7 February 2018

Pre- and postnatal lipid-based nutrient supplementation did not alter malaria antibody acquisition during infancy, compared to prenatal supplementation with iron and folic acid or pre- and postnatal supplementation with multiple micronutrients.

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Malaria control in rural Malawi: implementing peer health education for behaviour change

December 13, 2017 - 15:54 -- Open Access
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Tumaini Malenga, Alinune Nathanael Kabaghe, Lucinda Manda-Taylor, Asante Kadama, Robert S. McCann, Kamija Samuel Phiri, Michèle van Vugt and Henk van den Berg
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Globalization and Health 2017 13:84

Community workshops on malaria are a potential tool for influencing a positive change in behaviour towards malaria, and applicable for other health problems in rural African communities.

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Challenges in implementing uncomplicated malaria treatment in children: a health facility survey in rural Malawi

November 5, 2017 - 18:39 -- Open Access
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Alinune N. Kabaghe, Mphatso D. Phiri, Kamija S. Phiri and Michèle van Vugt
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:419, 18 October 2017

The survey presents an approach for assessing treatment effectiveness, highlighting bottlenecks which coverage indicators are incapable of detecting, and which may reduce quality and effectiveness of malaria treatment.

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Household costs among patients hospitalized with malaria: evidence from a national survey in Malawi, 2012

October 4, 2017 - 16:08 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Ian Hennessee, Jobiba Chinkhumba, Don P. Mathanga, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:395, 2 October 2017

Although malaria treatment is supposed to be free in public health facilities, households in Malawi still incur high direct and indirect costs for malaria illness episodes that result in hospital admission.

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The effect of holes in long-lasting insecticidal nets on malaria in Malawi: results from a case–control study

October 4, 2017 - 16:07 -- Open Access
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Anna A. Minta, Keren Z. Landman, Laura C. Steinhardt, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:394, 2 October 2017

LLIN holes were not associated with increased odds of malaria in this study.

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Seasonal variation of malaria cases in children aged less than 5 years old following weather change in Zomba district, Malawi

July 5, 2017 - 14:19 -- Open Access
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Precious L. Hajison, Bonex W. Mwakikunga, Don P. Mathanga and Shingairai A. Feresu
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:264, 3 July 2017

The diminishing of malaria seasonality, regardless of strong rainfall seasonality, and marginal drop of malaria incidence in Zomba can be explained by weather variation.

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