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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
Author(s): 
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
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:203 (15 June 2012)

http://www.malariajournal.com/content/pdf/1475-2875-11-203.pdfThe 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
Author(s): 
H. Hiwat, J. Issaly, P. Gaborit, A. Somai, A. Samjhawan, P. Sardjoe, T. Soekhoe, R. Girod
Reference: 
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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