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Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding malaria control among the slash and burn cultivators in Rangamati Hill tracts of Bangladesh

July 1, 2019 - 16:01 -- Open Access
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Avijit Saha, Malabika Sarker, Moktadir Kabir, Guangyu Lu and Olaf Müller
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Malaria Journal 2019 18:216, 25 June 2019

Slash and burn cultivators are a significant risk group for malaria in South-East Asia. As envisaged in the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination, Bangladesh aims to achieve zero indigenous malaria transmission by 2030. For the national plan to move from malaria control to malaria elimination, targeting the population of slash and burn cultivators is of overriding importance.

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