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Evaluation of universal coverage of insecticide-treated nets in western Kenya: field surveys

September 16, 2014 - 14:15 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Zhou G, Li JS, Ototo EN, Atieli HE, Githeko AK, Yan G
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :351 (3 September 2014)

Current methods of delivering ITNs, i.e., one mass campaign every five years and regular distribution of ITNs from health center can barely maintain the current effective coverage.

Examining the impact of larval source management and insecticide-treated nets using a spatial agent-based model of Anopheles gambiae and a landscape generator tool

August 27, 2013 - 09:53 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Arifin SM, Collins FH, Madey GR
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:290 (21 August 2013)
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Using a non-absorbing boundary and reporting average results from sufficiently large number of simulation runs are strongly recommended for malaria ABMs.

Factors Affecting the Delivery, Access, and Use of Interventions to Prevent Malaria in Pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

July 26, 2013 - 08:48 -- Open Access
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Jenny Hill, Jenna Hoyt, Anna Maria van Eijk, Lauren D'Mello-Guyett, Feiko O. ter Kuile, Rick Steketee, Helen Smith, Jayne Webster
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PLoS Med 10(7): e1001488
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Delivery of ITNs through antenatal clinics presents fewer problems than delivery of IPTp.

Entomological surveillance of behavioural resilience and resistance in residual malaria vector populations

April 17, 2013 - 11:05 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Govella NJ, Chaki PP, Killeen GF
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:124 (11 April 2013)
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Caution should be exercised before over-interpreting most existing reports of increased frequency of behavioural traits which enable mosquitoes to evade fatal contact with insecticides

Lessons from Agriculture for the Sustainable Management of Malaria Vectors

August 2, 2012 - 08:30 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Matthew B. Thomas, H. Charles J. Godfray, Andrew F. Read, Henk van den Berg, Bruce E. Tabashnik, Joop C. van Lenteren, Jeff K. Waage, Willem Takken
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PLoS Med 9(7): e1001262

MalariaWorldThe 2011 World Malaria Report showed welcome progress in the fight against the world's most important vector-borne disease.

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Open Access | Assessment of the effect of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying for malaria control in three rural kebeles of Adami Tulu District, South Central Ethiopia

May 2, 2012 - 08:26 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Bekele D, Belyhun Y, Petros B, Deressa W
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:127 (25 April 2012)

MalariaWorldThe present study has provided some evidence for the success of ITNs/IRS combined malaria control measures in Aneno Shisho kebele in Adami Tulu District.

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Open Access | Lives saved from malaria prevention in Africa--evidence to sustain cost-effective gains

April 4, 2012 - 06:51 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Korenromp EL
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:94 (28 March 2012)

MalariaWorldLives saved have become a standard metric to express health benefits across interventions and diseases.

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Open Access | Can universal insecticide-treated net campaigns achieve equity in coverage and use? The case of northern Nigeria

February 8, 2012 - 08:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ye Y, Patton E, Kilian A, Dovey S, Eckert E
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:32 (1 February 2012)

MalariaWorldThe campaign had a significant impact by increasing ITN coverage and reducing inequity in ownership and use. Free ITN distribution campaigns should be sustained to increase equitable coverage.

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Malaria vector control: from past to future

March 22, 2011 - 09:49 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Kamaraju Raghavendra, Tapan K. Barik, B. P. Niranjan Reddy, Poonam Sharma & Aditya P. Dash
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Parasitology Research, Volume 108, Number 4, 757-779

Malaria is one of the most common vector-borne diseases widespread in the tropical and subtropical regions.

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Open Access | Multiple Insecticide Resistance: An Impediment to Insecticide-Based Malaria Vector Control Program

January 14, 2011 - 06:40 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Fantahun Wassie, Niko Speybroeck, et al.
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PLoS ONE 6(1): e16066

The observed multiple-resistance coupled with the occurrence of high kdr frequency in populations of An. arabiensis could profoundly affect the malaria vector control programme in Ethiopia.

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