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Open Access | Community participation for malaria elimination in Tafea Province, Vanuatu: Part I. Maintaining motivation for prevention practices in the context of disappearing disease

April 15, 2010 - 11:59 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Atkinson JM, Fitzgerald L, Toaliu H, Taleo G, Tynan A, Whittaker M, Riley I, Vallely A
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:93 (12 April 2010)

In the 1990s, the experience of eliminating malaria from Aneityum Island, Vanuatu is often given as evidence for the potential to eliminate malaria in the south-west Pacific. This experience, however, cannot provide a blueprint for larger islands that represent more complex social and environmental contexts.

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Open Access| Editorial: Towards malaria elimination - a new thematic series

January 27, 2010 - 10:48 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Marcel Tanner, Marcel Hommel
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:24 (20 January 2010)

The launch of a new thematic series of Malaria Journal -- "Towards malaria elimination" -- creates the forum that allows carrying scientific evidence on how to achieve malaria elimination in specific endemic settings and conditions into the circles of scientists, public health specialists, national and global programme managers, funders and decision makers.
 

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