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Open Access | Malaria incidence and prevalence on Pemba Island before the onset of the successful control intervention on the Zanzibar Archipelago

January 29, 2010 - 14:53 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
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Thomas Jaenisch, David J Sullivan, Arup Dutta, Saikat Deb, Mahdi Ramsan, Mashavu K Othman, Roger Gaczkowski, James Tielsch, Sunil Sazawal
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:32 (25 January 2010)

Having reliable data on malaria prevalence and estimates of clinical malaria incidence, prior to an intensive control effort, is of paramount importance. The authors rightly argue that the efficacy/effectiveness of control efforts might be over-estimated if so were the baseline figures.

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