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Incremental impact upon malaria transmission of supplementing pyrethroid-impregnated long-lasting insecticidal nets with indoor residual spraying using pyrethroids or the organophosphate, pirimiphos methyl

February 22, 2016 - 17:33 -- Open Access
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Busiku Hamainza, Chadwick H. Sikaala, Hawela B. Moonga, Javan Chanda, Dingani Chinula, Mulenga Mwenda, Mulakwa Kamuliwo, Adam Bennett, Aklilu Seyoum and Gerry F. Killeen
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:100, 18 February 2016

Where universal coverage targets for LLIN utilization has been achieved, supplementing LLINs with IRS using pyrethroids may reduce malaria transmission below levels achieved by LLIN use alone, even in settings where pyrethroid resistance occurs in the vector population.

Malaria transmission dynamics surrounding the first nationwide long-lasting insecticidal net distribution in Papua New Guinea

January 12, 2016 - 17:28 -- Open Access
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Lisa Reimer, Edward Thomsen, Gussy Koimbu, John Keven, Ivo Mueller, Peter Siba, James Kazura, Manuel Hetzel, Peter Zimmerman
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Malaria Journal 2016, 15:25 (12 January 2016)

LLINs had a significant impact on malaria transmission, despite exophagic and crepuscular feeding behaviours of dominant vectors.

Comparing insecticide-treated bed net use to Plasmodium falciparum infection among schoolchildren living near Lake Victoria, Kenya

December 29, 2015 - 16:11 -- Open Access
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Collins Okoyo, Charles Mwandawiro, Jimmy Kihara, Elses Simiyu, Caroline Gitonga, Abdisalan Noor, Sammy Njenga, Robert Snow
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:515 (22 December 2015)

Malaria transmission continues to be high around Lake Victoria.

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of vaccinating children in Malawi with RTS,S vaccines in comparison with long-lasting insecticide-treated nets

February 27, 2014 - 09:45 -- Open Access
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Seo MK, Baker P, Ngo KN
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :66 (24 February 2014)

The results showed that vaccinating Malawian children with RTS,S vaccines was very cost-effective from both a societal and a health service perspective

Predictors of long-lasting, insecticide-treated, bed net ownership and utilization: evidence from community-based cross-sectional comparative study, Southwest Ethiopia

November 14, 2013 - 08:06 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sena LD, Deressa WA, Ali AA
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12 :406 (9 November 2013)
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Attention needs to be given to the poor, distant and inaccessible households in the efforts of malaria intervention programmes, such as free distribution of LLINs/ITNs.

Effects of changing mosquito host searching behaviour on the cost effectiveness of a mass distribution of long-lasting, insecticidal nets: a modelling study

July 3, 2013 - 14:08 -- Open Access
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Briët OJ, Chitnis N
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:215 (26 June 2013)
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Shifts towards crepuscular host searching behaviour can be as important in reducing LLIN effectiveness and cost effectiveness as resistance to pyrethroids.

Open Access | System effectiveness of a targeted free mass distribution of long lasting insecticidal nets in Zanzibar, Tanzania

June 22, 2010 - 10:19 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Beer N, Ali AS, de Savigny D, Al-mafazy AH, Ramsan M, Abass AK, Omari RS, Bjorkman A, Kallander K
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:173 (18 June 2010)

Targeted free mass distribution of LLINs can result in high and equitable bed net coverage among children under five. However, in order to sustain high effective coverage, there is need for complimentary distribution strategies between mass distribution campaigns.

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