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IgM and IgG against Plasmodium falciparum lysate as surrogates of malaria exposure and protection during pregnancy

May 15, 2018 - 14:34 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Alfredo Mayor, Carlota Dobaño, Pedro L. Alonso, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:182, 10 May 2018

Adjusting the analysis for the simultaneous effect of IgMs and IgGs can contribute to account for heterogeneous exposure to P. falciparum when assessing immune responses effective against malaria in pregnancy.

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Effectiveness of a new long-lasting insecticidal nets delivery model in two rural districts of Mozambique: a before–after study

February 6, 2018 - 17:22 -- Open Access
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Jorge A. H. Arroz, Baltazar Candrinho, Chandana Mendis, Pablo Varela, João Pinto and Maria do Rosário O. Martins
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:66, 5 February 2018

The universal coverage campaign piloted with the new delivery model has increased LLINs ownership, use, and progression for reaching universal coverage targets in the community.

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Implementation strategies to increase access and demand of long-lasting insecticidal nets: a before-and-after study and scale-up process in Mozambique

October 30, 2017 - 15:07 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Jorge A. H. Arroz, Chandana Mendis, Liliana Pinto, Baltazar Candrinho, João Pinto and Maria do Rosário O. Martins
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:429, 25 October 2017

Stage I results achieved better LLINs and household coverage in districts with the newly implemented strategies.

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Malaria mortality characterization and the relationship between malaria mortality and climate in Chimoio, Mozambique

May 25, 2017 - 08:16 -- Open Access
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João Luís Ferrão, Jorge M. Mendes, Marco Painho and Sara Zacarias
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:212, 22 May 2017

Malaria mortality is increasing in Chimoio; children between 1 and 4 years old represent 13% of Chimoio population, but account for 25% of malaria mortality.

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Prevalence and determinants of malaria among children in Zambézia Province, Mozambique

March 14, 2017 - 13:07 -- Open Access
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James G. Carlucci, Meridith Blevins Peratikos, Charlotte B. Cherry, Melanie L. Lopez, Ann F. Green, Lazaro González-Calvo and Troy D. Moon
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:108, 9 March 2017

Self-reported symptomatic malaria is highly prevalent among children in Zambézia Province, Mozambique and varies significantly between diverse districts.

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Heterogeneity of G6PD deficiency prevalence in Mozambique: a school-based cross-sectional survey in three different regions

January 24, 2017 - 18:03 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Beatriz Galatas, Lurdes Mabote, Pedro Aide, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:36, 19 January 2017

These findings suggest that Mozambique, as a historically high malaria-endemic country has considerable levels of G6PD deficiency, that vary significantly across the country.

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If malaria funding is so precarious, why not use permanent improvements in southern Africa ?

October 1, 2016 - 15:50 -- William Jobin

Malar J. 2016; 15: 419.
Published online 2016 Aug 18. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1470-8
PMCID: PMC4991067
Towards malaria elimination in the MOSASWA (Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland) region
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Devanand Moonasar, Rajendra Maharaj, Simon Kunene, Baltazar Candrinho, Francisco Saute, Nyasatu Ntshalintshali, and Natashia Morris corresponding author.

A prospective cohort study to assess the micro-epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum clinical malaria in Ilha Josina Machel (Manhiça, Mozambique)

September 3, 2016 - 16:37 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Beatriz Galatas, Caterina Guinovart, Quique Bassat, John J. Aponte, Lídia Nhamússua, Eusebio Macete, Francisco Saúte, Pedro Alonso and Pedro Aide
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:444, 31 August 2016

Since 2003, Ilha Josina Machel observed a significant reduction of clinical malaria cases which was followed by an upsurge, following the national trend.

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Spatio-temporal variation and socio-demographic characters of malaria in Chimoio municipality, Mozambique

June 28, 2016 - 16:14 -- Open Access
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João Luís Ferrão, Jorge M. Mendes, Marco Painho and Sara Z. João
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:329, 21 June 2016

Malaria is increasing in the suburbs, and rural areas present more cases of malaria compared to urban areas.

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Bio-efficacy of new long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets against Anopheles funestus and Anopheles gambiae from central and northern Mozambique

September 22, 2015 - 17:45 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ana Abílio, Pelágio Marrune, Nilsa de Deus, Francisco Mbofana, Pedro Muianga, Ayubo Kampango
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:352 (17 September 2015)

The study shows evidence of considerable heterogeneity in both insecticide susceptibility and the level of bio-efficacy of commonly available types of LLINs against wild A. funestus and A. gambiae from Balama, Mocuba and Milange districts, located in north and centre of Mozambique.

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