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Malaria research in Malawi from 1984 to 2016: a literature review and bibliometric analysis

June 15, 2017 - 15:22 -- Open Access
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Chikondi A. Mwendera, Christiaan de Jager, Herbert Longwe, Charles Hongoro, Clifford M. Mutero and Kamija S. Phiri
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:246, 12 June 2017

Clinical and basic research, which is mostly funded externally, in the fields of malaria in pregnancy, severe malaria and vector and/or agent dynamics dominated, while health policy and system research was least supported.

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Effects of community-level bed net coverage on malaria morbidity in Lilongwe, Malawi

April 11, 2017 - 15:48 -- Open Access
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Veronica Escamilla, Alisa Alker, Irving F. Hoffman, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:142, 7 April 2017

Malawi’s efforts to scale up ownership of long-lasting, insecticide-treated bed nets are effective in increasing reported use.

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Changing the policy for intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine during pregnancy in Malawi

February 22, 2017 - 14:18 -- Open Access
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Chikondi A. Mwendera, Christiaan de Jager, Herbert Longwe, Kamija Phiri, Charles Hongoro and Clifford M. Mutero
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:84, 20 February 2017

International WHO recommendations facilitated a smooth policy change driven by motivated local leadership with technical and financial support from development partners.

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Patterns and determinants of malaria risk in urban and peri-urban areas of Blantyre, Malawi

December 14, 2016 - 17:25 -- Open Access
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Don P. Mathanga, Atupele Kapito Tembo, Mark L. Wilson, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:590, 8 December 2016

Travel was the main factor influencing the incidence of malaria illness among residents of urban Blantyre compared with peri-urban areas.

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Characterizing the impact of sustained sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine use upon the Plasmodium falciparum population in Malawi

November 30, 2016 - 17:32 -- Open Access
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Matt Ravenhall, Ernest Diez Benavente, Taane G. Clark, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:575, 29 November 2016

SP resistance selection pressures have been retained in the Malawian population, with known resistance dhfr mutations at fixation, complemented by a novel gch1 promoter duplication.

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Increasing insecticide resistance in Anopheles funestus and Anopheles arabiensis in Malawi, 2011–2015

November 30, 2016 - 16:06 -- Open Access
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Themba Mzilahowa, Martin Chiumia, John E. Gimnig, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:563, 22 November 2016

Pyrethroid resistance was detected in An. funestus and An. arabiensis populations across Malawi and has worsened over the last 5 years.

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Association between malaria immunity and pregnancy outcomes among Malawian pregnant women receiving nutrient supplementation

November 16, 2016 - 17:16 -- Open Access
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Upeksha P. Chandrasiri, Freya J. I. Fowkes, James G. Beeson, Jack S. Richards, Steve Kamiza, Kenneth Maleta, Per Ashorn and Stephen J. Rogerson
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:547, 9 November 2016

Antibodies to placental-binding infected erythrocytes may be associated with higher haemoglobin levels in pregnancy, whereas antibodies to other malaria antigens may instead be markers of malaria exposure.

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High prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte infections in school-age children using molecular detection: patterns and predictors of risk from a cross-sectional study in southern Malawi

November 8, 2016 - 17:16 -- Open Access
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Jenna E. Coalson, Jenny A. Walldorf, Mark L. Wilson, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:527, 4 November 2016

School-age children frequently carry gametocytes in communities of southern Malawi and represent an under-recognized reservoir of infection

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Increasing understanding of the relationship between geographic access and gendered decision-making power for treatment-seeking for febrile children in the Chikwawa district of Malawi

October 26, 2016 - 17:36 -- Open Access
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Victoria L. Ewing, Rachel Tolhurst, Andrew Kapinda, Esther Richards, Dianne J. Terlouw and David G. Lalloo
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:521, 24 October 2016

This study illustrates the complex interplay between geographic access and gender dynamics in shaping decisions on whether and when formal treatment is sought for febrile children in Chikwawa District.

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Facilitating factors and barriers to malaria research utilization for policy development in Malawi

October 26, 2016 - 17:24 -- Open Access
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Chikondi A. Mwendera, Christiaan de Jager, Herbert Longwe, Kamija Phiri, Charles Hongoro and Clifford M. Mutero
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:512, 19 October 2016

Overall, the study identified facilitating factors to malaria research utilization for policy development in Malawi.

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