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Loss of Household Protection from Use of Insecticide-Treated Nets against Pyrethroid-Resistant Mosquitoes, Benin

June 18, 2012 - 15:06 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Alex Asidi, Raphael N’Guessan, Martin Akogbeto, Chris Curtis and Mark Rowland
Reference: 
Emerging Infectious Diseases, Volume 18, Number 7—July 2012

MalariaWorldTo investigate whether nets in use are still protective, we conducted household trials in northern and southern Benin, where An. gambiae mosquitoes are susceptible and resistant, respectively, to pyrethroids.

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Open Access | Assessing healthcare providers' knowledge and practices relating to insecticide-treated nets and the prevention of malaria in Ghana, Laos, Senegal and Tanzania

December 15, 2011 - 15:14 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Hoffman SJ, Guindon G, Lavis JN, Ndossi GD, Osei EJ, Sidibe M, Boupha B
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:363 (13 December 2011)

MalariaWorldThis study points to several strategies that may help bridge the gap between what is known from research evidence and the knowledge and practices of healthcare providers.

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