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Open Access | The emergence of insecticide resistance in central Mozambique and potential threat on the successful indoor residual spraying malaria control programme

May 5, 2011 - 08:12 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ana P Abilio, Immo Kleinschmidt, Michael Coleman, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:110 (2 May 2011)

Both An. gambiae s.s. and An. funestus were controlled effectively with the DDT-based IRS programme in Zambezia, reducing disease transmission and burden.

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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
Author(s): 
Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Fantahun Wassie, Niko Speybroeck, et al.
Reference: 
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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Open Access | Ecology: A Prerequisite for Malaria Elimination and Eradication

September 1, 2010 - 12:24 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Heather M. Ferguson, Anna Dornhaus, Arlyne Beeche, Christian Borgemeister, Michael Gottlieb, Mir S. Mulla, John E. Gimnig, Durland Fish, Gerry F. Killeen
Reference: 
PLoS Med 7(8): e1000303

By definition, eradication of human malaria parasites globally requires that intervention options are available that can eliminate transmission anywhere in the world.

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