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Repeated mosquito net distributions, improved treatment, and trends in malaria cases in sentinel health facilities in Papua New Guinea

November 19, 2019 - 06:12 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Daniela Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Seri Maraga, Lina Lorry, Leanne J. Robinson, Peter M. Siba, Ivo Mueller, Justin Pulford, Amanda Ross and Manuel W. Hetzel
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2019 18:364, 12 November 2019

Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN), improved diagnosis and artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) have reduced malaria prevalence in Papua New Guinea since 2008. Yet, national incidence trends are inconclusive due to confounding effects of the scale-up of rapid diagnostic tests, and inconsistencies in routine reporting.

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