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.
The results agree with facilitatory factors identified in the earlier developed MRT, though additional factors emerged.
A systematic assessment of the extent of substandard case management practices of malaria in pregnancy is required, as well as quality improvement interventions that reach all providers administering antimalarial drugs in the community.
The modifications made to the World Health Organization (WHO) standard operating procedures to improve the quality of smears have been studied.
Models built from Google search queries were able to adequately estimate malaria activity trends in Thailand, from 2005–2010, according to official malaria case counts reported by WHO.
The potential of integrating vector-borne disease control is enormous in South Sudan.
A comprehensive evaluation of the full profile of insecticide products, both upon contact and spatially, may help rationalize vector control efforts more efficiently.
Among the countries with low malaria burden limited to certain areas and with effective malaria programs, Iran has experienced a gradual decline in malaria over the past decade, now approaching the ultimate goal of disease elimination.
The mortality of severe malaria in adults has fallen and the switch from quinine to artesunate has probably been an important contributor.
The World Malaria Report 2012 summarizes information received from 104 malaria-endemic countries and other sources, and updates the analyses presented in the 2011 report. It highlights the progress made towards the global malaria targets set for 2015, and describes current challenges for global malaria control and elimination.