The world's scientific and social network for malaria professionals
Subscribe to free Newsletter | 10520 malaria professionals are enjoying the free benefits of MalariaWorld today

Philippines

Factors determining job satisfaction of malaria community microscopists in Palawan, the Philippines: a cross-sectional mixed-methods study

April 15, 2020 - 14:17 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Matsumoto-Takahashi ELA, Tongol-Rivera P, Villacorte EA, Angluben RU, Jimba M, Kano S
Reference: 
Int Health. 2020 Apr 14. pii: ihaa015

This study was conducted to investigate the overall job satisfaction and its associated factors among microscopists as community health workers who specialize in malaria microscopic diagnosis and treatment in Palawan, the Philippines. The study offered new insights to further lessen the burden of malaria and improve treatment by enhancing their commitment and satisfaction.

Plasmodium knowlesi and other malaria parasites in long-tailed macaques from the Philippines

April 29, 2019 - 13:15 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lief Erikson Gamalo, Judeline Dimalibot, Khamisah Abdul Kadir, Balbir Singh and Vachel Gay Paller
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2019 18:147, 24 April 2019

Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque) is the most widespread species of macaque in Southeast Asia and the only species of monkey found naturally in the Philippines. The species is the natural host for the zoonotic malaria species, Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium cynomolgi and for the potentially zoonotic species, Plasmodium inui. Moreover, other Plasmodium species such as Plasmodium coatneyi and Plasmodium fieldi are also natural parasites of M. fascicularis. The aims of this study were to identify and determine the prevalence of Plasmodium species infecting wild and captive long-tailed macaques from the Philippines.

Person: 
Country: 
Medical Condition: 
Subscribe to RSS - Philippines