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Open Access | Understanding the population genetics of Plasmodium vivax is essential for malaria control and elimination

January 12, 2012 - 07:47 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Arnott A, Barry AE, Reeder JC
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2012, 11:14 (10 January 2012)

MalariaWorldTraditionally, infection with Plasmodium vivax was thought to be benign and self-limiting, however, recent evidence has demonstrated that infection with P. vivax can also result in severe illness and death.

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Open Access | Association of sub-microscopic malaria parasite carriage with transmission intensity in north-eastern Tanzania

December 20, 2011 - 09:12 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Manjurano A, Okell L, Lukindo T, Reyburn H, Olomi R, Roper C, Clarke TG, Joseph S, Riley EM, Drakeley C
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:370 (16 December 2011)

MalariaWorldAsymptomatic, low density, multi-clone malaria infection was common in this study area.

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Open Access | A national policy for malaria elimination in Swaziland: a first for sub-Saharan Africa

October 25, 2011 - 08:55 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Kunene S, Phillips AA, Gosling RD, Kandula D, Novotny JM
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:313 (21 October 2011)

MalariaWorldSwaziland is working to be the first country in mainland sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate malaria.

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Open Access | Clinicians who practice in countries reaching malaria elimination, what should they be aware of: lessons learnt from recent experience in Sri Lanka

October 19, 2011 - 06:42 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Premaratna R, Galappaththy G, Chandrasena N, Fernando R, Nawasiwatte T, de Silva N, de Silva J
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:302 (14 October 2011)

MalariaWorldFollowing progressive reduction in confirmed cases of malaria from 2002 to 2007 (41,411 cases in 2002, 10,510 cases in 2003, 3,720 cases in 2004, 1,640 cases in 2005, 591 cases in 2006, and 198 cases in 2007).

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Open Access | The architecture and effect of participation: a systematic review of community participation for communicable disease control and elimination. Implications for malaria elimination

August 10, 2011 - 06:56 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Atkinson JM, Vallely A, Fitzgerald L, Whittaker M, Tanner M
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:225 (4 August 2011)

The current global malaria elimination campaign calls for a health systems strengthening approach to provide an enabling environment for programmes in developing countries.

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Open Access | Modelling malaria elimination on the internet

July 19, 2011 - 07:58 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Maude RJ, Saralamba S, Lewis A, Sherwood D, White NJ, Day NP, Dondorp AM, White LJ
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:191 (14 July 2011)

By collaboration with end users, iterative development of mathematical models of malaria elimination through this internet platform will maximize its potential as an educational and public health policy planning tool.

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Open Access | A Research Agenda for Malaria Eradication: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Surveillance

January 27, 2011 - 10:01 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
The malERA Consultative Group on Monitoring, Evaluation, and Surveillance
Reference: 
PLoS Med 8(1): e1000400

Monitoring, evaluation, and surveillance measure how well public health programs operate over time and achieve their goals.

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