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Open Access | The effect of household heads training about the use of treated bed nets on the burden of malaria and anaemia in under-five children: a cluster randomized trial in Ethiopia

January 11, 2012 - 08:21 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Deribew A, Birhanu Z, Sena L, Dejene T, Reda AA, Sudhakar M, Alemseged F, Tessema F, Zeynudin A, Biadgilign S, Deribe K
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:8 (6 January 2012)

MalariaWorldTraining of household heads on the utilization of LLITN significantly reduces the burden of malaria in under-five children.

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Open Access | Distribution of a Knockdown Resistance Mutation (L1014S) in Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles arabiensis in Western and Southern Kenya

September 21, 2011 - 07:20 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Hitoshi Kawada, Kyoko Futami, Osamu Komagata, Shinji Kasai, Takashi Tomita, George Sonye, Cassian Mwatele, Sammy M. Njenga, Charles Mwandawiro, Noboru Minakawa, Masahiro Takagi
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PLoS ONE 6(9): e24323

In Kenya, insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) distributed to pregnant women and children under 5 years old through various programs have resulted in a significant reduction in malaria deaths.

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Open Access | Effect of training on the use of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets on the burden of malaria among vulnerable groups, south-west Ethiopia: baseline results of a cluster randomized trial

May 11, 2010 - 07:16 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Deribew A, Alemseged F, Birhanu Z, Sena L, Tegegn A, Zeynudin A, Dejene T, Sudhakar M, Abdo N, Tessema F
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:121 (10 May 2010)

The availability and utilization of LLITN was low in the study area. The prevalence of malaria and anaemia was high. Intervention strategies of malaria should focus on high risk population and vulnerable groups.

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