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long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLIN)

Operational strategies of anti-malarial drug campaigns for malaria elimination in Zambia’s southern province: a simulation study

March 15, 2016 - 17:40 -- Open Access
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Erin M. Stuckey, John M. Miller, Megan Littrell, Nakul Chitnis and Rick Steketee
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:148, 9 March 2016

The optimal implementation strategy for MTAT or MDA will vary by background level of prevalence, by rate of infections imported to the area, and by ability to operationally achieve high population coverage.

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Re-imagining malaria: heterogeneity of human and mosquito behaviour in relation to residual malaria transmission in Cambodia

April 24, 2015 - 08:58 -- Open Access
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Charlotte Gryseels, Lies Durnez, Koen Peeters Grietens, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:165 (24 April 2015)

The heterogeneity of human behaviour and the variation of vector densities and biting behaviours may lead to a considerable proportion of exposure occurring during times that people are assumed to be protected by the distributed LLINs.

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