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A qualitative study on caretakers' perceived need of bed-nets after reduced malaria transmission in Zanzibar, Tanzania

August 6, 2012 - 13:36 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Beer N, Ali AS, Eskilsson H, Jansson A, Abdul-Kadir FM, Rotllant-Estelrich G, Abass AK, Wabwire-Mangen F, Björkman A, Källander K
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BMC Public Health 2012, 12:606 (3 August 2012)

MalariaWorldNineteen in-depth interviews were conducted with female and male caretakers of children under five in North A district, Zanzibar.

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Open Access | Travel risk, malaria importation and malaria transmission in Zanzibar

October 31, 2011 - 14:55 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Arnaud Le Menach, Andrew J. Tatem, Justin M. Cohen, Simon I. Hay, Heather Randell, Anand P. Patil & David L. Smith
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Scientific Reports ,Volume 1: 93

MalariaWorldEstimates of Zanzibar's importation rate were calculated through two independent methodologies.

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Open Access | Evaluation of the potential of the marine sponges of the Zanzibar Island to yield antimalarial and antimicrobial active compounds

July 7, 2010 - 08:59 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
S. A. Said, M. J. Moshi, R. S.O. Nondo, P. J. Masimba, E. Innocent, A. Guantai
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Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Vol 12, No 3 (2010)

These results support the need for intensified efforts to search for active antimalarial and antimicrobial compounds from the Zanzibar marine sponges.

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Malaria Elimination in Zanzibar: A Feasibility Assessment

June 23, 2010 - 17:30 -- The Global Heal...

Due to the recent success that Zanzibar has achieved in reducing its malaria burden, the Zanzibar Malaria Control Program (ZMCP) is facing an important decision of whether to continue sustaining malaria control or to seek malaria elimination. To reach their decision, the ZMCP conducted an assessment to gauge the feasibility of reaching and sustaining malaria elimination from the operational, technical and financial perspectives.

Zanzibar: Where have all the patients gone?

October 6, 2009 - 09:38 -- Bart G.J. Knols

In a recent commentary published by CNN, Tachi Yamada, President of the Global Health Programme at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, expressed his euforism about the malaria control activities on the island of Zanzibar. And not without reason. He visited a paediatric ward and found empty beds. No sick children, no suffering because of malaria. Indeed a reason to be happy. Zanzibar has hammered malaria over the last five years to the extent where it 'has virtually eliminated the disease' according to Yamada.

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