The pfATPase6 gene is highly polymorphic with D639G appearing to be fixed in Ghanaian isolates.
The overall efficacy and tolerability of DPT are similar to those of AL.
Critical deficiencies are evident in the legislative and regulatory framework for public health pesticides across Regions, posing risks to human health and the environment.
Recent WHO guidelines recommend a universal "test and treat" strategy for malaria, mainly by use of rapid diagnostic test (RDT) in all areas.
IPT-SP decreases the rate of placental malaria parasitaemia and has a strong dose effect.
These reports are based on grand rounds presentations at CDC on high-profile issues in public health science, practice, and policy.
Malaria is still one of the major vector-borne infectious diseases in the world.
A district-based EQA, based on lot quality assurance methods was implemented, using context-specific operational guidelines, tools and training modules, and other inputs from the malaria control programme and partners.
AS-AQ was widely available and affordable in the public and NGO markets of hard-to-reach post-conflict communities in Burundi.
Encouraged by the early success of using dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) against malaria, the World Health Organization (WHO) embarked on the Global Malaria Eradication Program (GMEP) in 1955.