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Open Access | Malaria indicator survey 2007, Ethiopia: coverage and use of major malaria prevention and control interventions

March 2, 2010 - 10:24 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Daddi Jima, Asefaw Getachew, Hana Bilak, Richard W Steketee, Paul M Emerson, Patricia M Graves, Teshome Gebre, Richard Reithinger, Jimee Hwang, Ethiopia Malaria Indicator Survey Working Group
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:58 (24 February 2010)

An important finding and conclusion from this study is that although there have been massive gains in intervention coverage in Ethiopia, there is still some work required to make sure that the interventions are used.

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Open Access | Are there geographic and socio-economic differences in incidence, burden and prevention of malaria? A study in southeast Nigeria

January 10, 2010 - 16:42 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Obinna Onwujekwe , Benjamin Uzochukwu , Nkem Dike , Chijioke Okoli , Soludo Eze and Ogoamaka Chukwuogo
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International Journal for Equity in Health 2009, 8:45

This study explored the socioeconomic and geographic differences in incidence and burden of malaria as well as ownership of mosquito nets.

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Microfinance against malaria: impact of Freedom from Hunger's malaria education when delivered by rural banks in Ghana

November 26, 2009 - 06:45 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Natalie De La Cruz, Benjamin Crookston, Bobbi Gray, Steve Alder, Kirk Dearden
Reference: 
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 103, Issue 12, December 2009, Pages 1229-1236, doi:10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.03.018

Results indicate that, although significant barriers to malaria control remain, a malaria education program provided by microfinance institutions can effectively contribute to community and national malaria initiatives.

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