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Reshaping the vector control strategy for malaria elimination in Ethiopia in the context of current evidence and new tools: opportunities and challenges

December 6, 2018 - 16:49 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Taye Gari and Bernt Lindtjørn
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:454, 5 December 2018

The core vector control measures, long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS), reduce the risk of malaria infection by targeting indoor biting mosquitoes.

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Accuracy and impact of spatial aids based upon satellite enumeration to improve indoor residual spraying spatial coverage

February 27, 2018 - 15:41 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Daniel J. Bridges, Derek Pollard, Anna M. Winters, Benjamin Winters, Chadwick Sikaala, Silvia Renn and David A. Larsen
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:93, 23 February 2018

IRS coverage from the 2015 spray season benefited from the use of spatial aids based upon satellite enumeration.

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Entomological impact of indoor residual spraying with pirimiphos-methyl: a pilot study in an area of low malaria transmission in Senegal

February 7, 2018 - 15:59 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Ousmane Sy, El Hadji Amadou Niang, Ousmane Faye, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:64, 5 February 2018

The preliminary data from this pilot study showed that IRS with the CS formulation of pirimiphos-methyl is likely very effective in reducing malaria transmission risk.

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An observational analysis of the impact of indoor residual spraying with non-pyrethroid insecticides on the incidence of malaria in Ségou Region, Mali: 2012–2015

January 13, 2018 - 14:16 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Joseph Wagman, Christelle Gogue, Molly Robertson, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:19, 10 January 2018

From 2012 to 2015, the annual IRS campaigns in Ségou are associated with several hundred thousand fewer cases of malaria.

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Factors associated with willingness to take up indoor residual spraying to prevent malaria in Tororo district, Uganda: a cross-sectional study

January 8, 2018 - 16:15 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Ignatius Wadunde, Arthur Mpimbaza, David Musoke, John C. Ssempebwa, Michael Ediau, Doreen Tuhebwe, Yeka Adoke and Rhoda K. Wanyenze
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:5, 5 January 2018

The level of willingness to take up IRS was low (79%) compared to the targeted 85%.

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A reduction in malaria transmission intensity in Northern Ghana after 7 years of indoor residual spraying

August 14, 2017 - 15:24 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sylvester Coleman, Samuel K. Dadzie, Aklilu Seyoum, Yemane Yihdego, Peter Mumba, Dereje Dengela, Philip Ricks, Kristen George, Christen Fornadel, Daniel Szumlas, Paul Psychas, Jacob Williams, Maxwell A. Appawu and Daniel A. Boakye
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:324, 10 August 2017

This study demonstrates that IRS application did have a significant impact on entomological indicators of malaria transmission in the IRS project districts of Northern Ghana.

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Malaria incidence among children less than 5 years during and after cessation of indoor residual spraying in Northern Uganda

August 9, 2017 - 15:28 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Allen E. Okullo, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Alex R. Ario, Jimmy Opigo, Humphrey Wanzira, David W. Oguttu and Joan N. Kalyango
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:319, 7 August 2017

There was sustained control of malaria incidence during IRS implementation.

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NOT Open Access | Priorities for Broadening the Malaria Vector Control Tool Kit

July 29, 2017 - 16:35 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Priscille Barreaux, Antoine M.G. Barreaux, Eleanore D. Sternberg, Eunho Suh, Jessica L. Waite, Shelley A. Whitehead, Matthew B. Thomas
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Trends in parasitology, June 28, 2017

Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) have contributed substantially to reductions in the burden of malaria in the past 15 years.

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Rapid reduction of malaria following introduction of vector control interventions in Tororo District, Uganda: a descriptive study

June 6, 2017 - 15:33 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
David W. Oguttu, Joseph K. B. Matovu, David C. Okumu, Alex R. Ario, Allen E. Okullo, Jimmy Opigo and Victoria Nankabirwa
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:227, 30 May 2017

A rapid reduction in malaria incidence was observed in Tororo District following the introduction of IRS in addition to LLINs.

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Measuring, manipulating and exploiting behaviours of adult mosquitoes to optimise malaria vector control impact

May 25, 2017 - 09:10 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Gerry F Killeen, John M Marshall, Samson S Kiware, Andy B South, Lucy S Tusting, Prosper P Chaki, Nicodem J Govella
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BMJ Global Healthm April 26, 2017, 2 (2) e000212

Residual malaria transmission can persist despite high coverage with effective long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and/or indoor residual spraying (IRS), because many vector mosquitoes evade them by feeding on animals, feeding outdoors, resting outdoors or rapidly exiting from houses after entering them.

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