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Quality of anti-malarials collected in the private and informal sectors in Guyana and Suriname

June 20, 2012 - 12:45 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Evans L, Coignez V, Barajos A, Bempong D, Bradby S, Dijiba Y, James M, Bretas G, Adhin M, Ceron N, Hinds-Semple A, Chibwe K, Lukulay P, Pribluda V
Malaria Journal 2012, 11:203 (15 June 2012) findings of the studies in both countries point to significant problems with the quality of anti-malarial medicines available in private and informal sector facilities as well as the availability of therapy not compliant with national treatment guidelines.

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Behavioral heterogeneity of Anopheles darlingi (Diptera: Culicidae) and malaria transmission dynamics along the Maroni River, Suriname, French Guiana

March 5, 2010 - 11:59 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
H. Hiwat, J. Issaly, P. Gaborit, A. Somai, A. Samjhawan, P. Sardjoe, T. Soekhoe, R. Girod
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 104, Issue 3, March 2010, Pages 207-213

The border area between Suriname and French Guiana is considered the most affected malaria area in South America. A one-year cooperative malaria vector study was performed by the two countries, between March 2004 and February 2005, in four villages.

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