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Open Access | Adherence to Plasmodium vivax malaria treatment in the Brazilian Amazon Region

December 15, 2011 - 15:35 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Pereira EA, Ishikawa EA, Fontes CJ
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:355 (13 December 2011)

http://www.pnas.org/content/108/50/20113.abstractCompliance with the P. vivax malaria treatment is a characteristic of 242/280 patients in the surveyed region.

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Evaluating indoor residual spray for reducing malaria infection prevalence in Eritrea: Results from a community randomized control trial

July 26, 2011 - 06:52 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Joseph Keating, Andrea Locatelli, Andemariam Gebremichael, Tewolde Ghebremeskel, Jacob Mufunda, Selam Mihreteab, Daniel Berhane, Pedro Carneiro
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Acta Tropica, Volume 119, Issues 2-3, August 2011, Pages 107-113

This paper examines the relationship between indoor residual spray (IRS) and malaria parasite infection in Gash Barka Zone, Eritrea, an area with near universal coverage of insecticide treated bednets (ITN) and already low malaria parasite prevalence.

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Persistent cognitive and motor deficits after successful antimalarial treatment in murine cerebral malaria

December 7, 2010 - 05:59 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Minxian Dai, Sandra E. Reznik, David C. Spray, Louis M. Weiss, Herbert B. Tanowitz, Maria Gulinello, Mahalia S. Desruisseaux
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Microbes and Infection, Volume 12, Issues 14-15, December 2010, Pages 1198-1207

After cessation of chloroquine, a comprehensive assessment of cognitive and motor function demonstrated persistence of abnormal behavioral outcomes, 10 days after successful eradication of parasites.

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Open Access | Improving quality of malaria treatment services: assessing inequities in consumers' perceptions and providers' behaviour in Nigeria

October 15, 2010 - 14:39 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Obinna Onwujekwe, Eric Obikeze , Benjamin Uzochukwu , Ijeoma Okoronkwo and Ogochukwu C Onwujekwe
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International Journal for Equity in Health 2010, 9:22

Hence, the study determined the technical and perceived quality of malaria treatment services of different types of providers in three urban and three rural areas in southeast Nigeria.

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Open Access | Plasmodium falciparum proteome changes in response to doxycycline treatment

May 27, 2010 - 07:36 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Briolant S, Almeras L, Belghazi M, Boucomont-Chapeaublanc E, Wurtz N, Fontaine A, Granjeaud S, Fusai T, Rogier C, Pradines B
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:141 (25 May 2010)

A proteomic approach was used to analyse protein expression changes in the schizont stage of the malarial parasite P. falciparum following doxycycline treatment.

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Advances in the treatment of malaria

May 10, 2010 - 09:11 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
D Lalloo, DJ Bell
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Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2010 May;71(5):246-7

The World Health Organization campaign for malaria eradication was abandoned in 1969 in favour of a strategy of malaria control after it became clear that worldwide eradication could not be achieved using the tools available at that time.

 

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Does Recent Contact With a Health Care Provider Make a Difference in Malaria Knowledge?

March 17, 2010 - 09:56 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
S.S. Yamamoto, A. Souares, A. Sié, and R. Sauerborn
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J Trop Pediatr. published 8 March 2010, 10.1093/tropej/fmq016

We assessed and compared malaria practices and knowledge among those who had recently visited a health care provider and those who had not.

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Access to malaria treatment in young children of rural Burkina Faso

November 26, 2009 - 12:55 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Maike Tipke, Valerie R Louis, Maurice Ye, Manuela De Allegri, Claudia Beiersmann, Ali Sie, Olaf Mueller, Albrecht Jahn
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Malaria Journal 2009, 8:266 (24 November 2009)

This deals with a subject of great relevance for malaria control in Africa, the need to increase access to anti-malarial treatment through community health works and home-treatment.

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Public and private sector treatment of malaria in Lao PDR

October 31, 2009 - 09:35 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Daisuke Nonaka, Kongshin Vongseththa, Jun Kobayashi, Somboun Bounyadeth, Shigeyuki Kano, Samlane Phompida, Masamine Jimba
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Acta Tropica, Volume 112, Issue 3, December 2009, Pages 283-287

This study aimed to examine the care-seeking choices for treatment of a febrile illness compatible with malaria in the public and private sectors in Lao PDR.

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Malaria treatment perceptions, practices and influences on provider behaviour: comparing hospitals and non-hospitals in south-east Nigeria

October 29, 2009 - 12:50 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Obinna Onwujekwe, Benjamin Uzochukwu, Nkem Dike, Nkoli Uguru, Emmanuel Nwobi, Elvis Shu
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Malaria Journal 2009, 8:246 (28 October 2009)

The behaviour of providers is often influenced by their knowledge, financial incentives, competition, or to follow patient demands and expectations. This study used a pre-tested structured questionnaire to collect data from 225 providers from hospitals and non-hospitals about their malaria treatment practices.

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