An unusually high frequency of animal and mixed human-animal blood meals in the major malaria vector An. gambiae s.s. was revealed in the western Kenya highlands where bed net coverage is above the WHO target.
A simplified three-dose i.m. regimen for severe malaria in African children is non-inferior to the more complex WHO-recommended regimen.
Overall, 94.2 % (21/22) of RDTs tested had accuracy within the range recommended by the WHO, while one performed poorly, below acceptable levels.
The SPH training programme was able to improve the quality of paediatric malaria care significantly, and to maintain that improvement over time.
National malaria treatment policies are devised to guide health professionals and to facilitate diagnosis and case management.
New insecticides with different modes of action to those currently used in mosquito vector control are urgently needed.
Eighteen months after WHO updated its case management guidelines, RDT availability remained poor in the private sector in sub-Saharan Africa.
We comprehensively assessed experiences and findings on IVM in Kenya with a view to sharing lessons that might promote its wider application.
This study reports on a cohort of travellers to malaria-prone regions examined in a previous study, which explored general levels of pre-travel health preparation.
A single population of An. stephensi could be classified by WHO criteria as susceptible or resistant to a given chemical, depending on the temperature at which the mosquitoes were exposed.