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  1. Early-evening and outdoor-biting mosquitoes may compromise the effectiveness of frontline malaria interventions, notably insecticide-treated nets (ITNs). This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of low-cost i...

    Authors: Arnold S. Mmbando, Winifrida P. Mponzi, Halfan S. Ngowo, Khamis Kifungo, Robert Kasubiri, Rukiyah M. Njalambaha, Tegemeo Gavana, Alvaro E. Eiras, Elis P. A. Batista, Marceline F. Finda, Onyango P. Sangoro and Fredros O. Okumu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:43
  2. In malaria endemic regions, transmission of Plasmodium falciparum parasites is often seasonal with very low transmission during the dry season and high transmission in the wet season. Parasites survive the dry se...

    Authors: Eva Stadler, Deborah Cromer, Samson Ogunlade, Aissata Ongoiba, Safiatou Doumbo, Kassoum Kayentao, Boubacar Traore, Peter D. Crompton, Silvia Portugal, Miles P. Davenport and David S. Khoury
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:42
  3. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted malaria control activities globally. Notably, high levels of excess malaria morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) were reported. Although it is...

    Authors: Jiwook Park, Seungwoo Kang, Dayoung Seok, Yae Jee Baek, Se Young An, Junga Lee, Alina Jun and Sun-Young Kim
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:41
  4. In 2019, an estimated 409,000 people died of malaria and most of them were young children in sub-Saharan Africa. In a bid to combat malaria epidemics, several technological innovations that have contributed si...

    Authors: Moredreck Chibi, William Wasswa, Chipo Ngongoni, Ebenezer Baba and Akpaka Kalu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:40
  5. Zanzibar is among the few places within East Africa that have documented a significant reduction of malaria morbidity and mortality. Despite tremendous gains over the past decade, malaria transmission still pe...

    Authors: Faiza Abbas, Emmanuel Kigadye, Fauzia Mohamed, Mwinyi Khamis, John Mbaraka, Naomi Serbantez, Abdul-Wahid Al-Mafazy, April Monroe and Samson Kiware
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:39
  6. In the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), forest-going populations are considered high-risk populations for malaria and are increasingly targeted by national control programmes’ elimination efforts. A better unde...

    Authors: Francois Rerolle, Emily Dantzer, Toula Phimmakong, Andrew Lover, Bouasy Hongvanthong, Rattanaxay Phetsouvanh, John Marshall, Hugh Sturrock and Adam Bennett
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:38
  7. Border malaria is a major obstacle for the malaria elimination in Saudi Arabia. Today, the southern border of Saudi Arabia is a region where malaria cases are resurging, and malaria control is dwindling mainly...

    Authors: Shaymaa A. Abdalal, Joshua Yukich, Katherine Andrinoplous, Steve Harakeh, Sarah A. Altwaim, Hattan Gattan, Brendan Carter, Mohammed Shammaky, Hatoon A. Niyazi, Mohammed H. Alruhaili and Joseph Keating
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:37
  8. Due to the rapid expansion of pyrethroid-resistance in malaria vectors in Africa, Global Plan for Insecticide Resistance Management (GPIRM) has recommended the development of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LL...

    Authors: Julien Z. B. Zahouli, Constant A. V. Edi, Laurence A. Yao, Emmanuelle G. Lisro, Marc Adou, Inza Koné, Graham Small, Eleanore D. Sternberg and Benjamin G. Koudou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:36
  9. Malaria morbidity and mortality increase in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) may be the consequence of the low utilization rate of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) resulting from poor complianc...

    Authors: Gillon Ilombe, Thérèse Mpiempie, Gauthier Mesia, Junior R. Matangila, Aimée M. Lulebo, Vivi Maketa, Baby Mabanzila, Nicole M. Muela, Flory T. Muanda, Sylvie Linsuke, Jean-Pierre van Geertruyden and Pascal Lutumba
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:35
  10. The use of urban lowlands for agriculture contributes to the food security of city- dwellers, but promotes malaria transmission. The objective of the study was to characterize the entomological drivers of mala...

    Authors: Milossé M. C. Dahoui, Kouassi A. Adou, Baba Coulibaly, Koffi L. Niamien, Aboubacar Koné, Sylvie Cornelie, Dounin D. Zoh, Konan F. Assouho, Nicolas Moiroux, Akré M. Adja and Florence Fournet
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:34
  11. Microscopic examination is commonly used for malaria diagnosis in the field. However, the lack of well-trained microscopists in malaria-endemic areas impacted the most by the disease is a severe problem. Besid...

    Authors: Hang Yu, Fayad O. Mohammed, Muzamil Abdel Hamid, Feng Yang, Yasmin M. Kassim, Abdelrahim O. Mohamed, Richard J. Maude, Xavier C. Ding, Ewurama D.A. Owusu, Seda Yerlikaya, Sabine Dittrich and Stefan Jaeger
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:33
  12. When people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection (PWH) develop malaria, they are at risk of poor anti-malarial treatment efficacy resulting from impairment in the immune response and/or drug-drug ...

    Authors: Wongani Nyangulu, Randy G. Mungwira, Titus H. Divala, Nginache Nampota-Nkomba, Osward M. Nyirenda, Andrea G. Buchwald, Jernelle Miller, Dominique E. Earland, Matthew Adams, Christopher V. Plowe, Terrie E. Taylor, Jane E. Mallewa, Joep J. van Oosterhout, Sunil Parikh, Matthew B. Laurens and Miriam K. Laufer
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:32
  13. Authors: Bernard Loukou Kouassi, Constant Edi, Allassane Foungoye Ouattara, Armand Kouassi Ekra, Louise Golou Bellai, Janice Gouaméné, Yves Alain Kadio Kacou, Jackson Koffi Ives Kouamé, Armel Hermann Obo Béké, Firmain N’Dri Yokoli, Constant Guy N’Guessan Gbalegba, Emmanuel Tia, Roseline Monsan Yapo, Lucien Yao Konan, Roméo N’Tamon N’Tamon, Maurice Adja Akré…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:31

    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2023 22:14

  14. Mass distributions of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) have contributed to large reductions in the malaria burden. However, this success is in jeopardy due in part to the increasing pyrethroid-resistant ...

    Authors: Emmanuel Mbuba, Olukayode G. Odufuwa, Jason Moore, Selemani Mmbaga, Emile Tchicaya, Constant Edi, Vani Chalageri, Sreehari Uragayala, Amit Sharma, Manju Rahi, Kamaraju Raghavendra, Alex Eapen, Hannah Koenker, Amanda Ross and Sarah J. Moore
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:30
  15. Malaria is a leading cause of outpatient visits and deaths among children in Guinea. Despite several mass distribution campaigns of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) in Guinea, ITN ownership and use remain low. ...

    Authors: Ousmane Oumou Diallo, Ifeoma D. Ozodiegwu, Alioune Camara, Beatriz Galatas and Jaline Gerardin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:29
  16. Malaria infection during pregnancy is a significant public health problem that puts pregnant women at risk. Interruption of transmission of asymptomatic malaria among a population remained a challenge and the ...

    Authors: Fufa Balcha, Takele Menna and Fantu Lombamo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:28
  17. Protozoan parasites are known to attach specific and diverse group of proteins to their plasma membrane via a GPI anchor. In malaria parasites, GPI-anchored proteins (GPI-APs) have been shown to play an import...

    Authors: Lena M. Sauer, Rodrigo Canovas, Daniel Roche, Hosam Shams-Eldin, Patrice Ravel, Jacques Colinge, Ralph T. Schwarz, Choukri Ben Mamoun, Eric Rivals and Emmanuel Cornillot
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:27
  18. Although most of Panamá is free from malaria, localized foci of transmission persist, including in the Guna Yala region. Government-led entomological surveillance using an Entomological Surveillance Planning T...

    Authors: Mario I. Ávila, Élodie A. Vajda, Eileen Jeffrey Gutiérrez, Daragh Gibson, Mariela Mosquera Renteria, Nicolas Presley, Daniel O’Reilly, Allison Tatarsky and Neil F. Lobo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:26
  19. Authors: Patcharawan Sirisopa, Chutipong Sukkanon, Michael J. Bangs, Sutkhet Nakasathien, Jeffrey Hii, John P. Grieco, Nicole L. Achee, Sylvie Manguin and Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:25

    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2022 21:44

  20. The objective of this study was to estimate malaria transmission and insecticide resistance status in malaria vectors in Adjrako village from Zè District in Southern Benin. The present study was carried out pr...

    Authors: Aziz Bouraima, Armel Djènontin, Yannelle Dossou, Lenucthadius Houessou, Christophe Soares, Montchédé Anato, Boris-Enock Zinsou, Célia Dechavanne, Jerome Clain, Achille Massougbodji and Gilles Cottrell
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:24
  21. The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) has expanded rapidly in ecological conservation and agriculture, with a growing literature describing their potential applications in global health efforts including ...

    Authors: Frank Mechan, Zikmund Bartonicek, David Malone and Rosemary Susan Lees
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:23
  22. Plasmodium vivax is responsible for much of malaria outside Africa. Although most P. vivax infections in endemic areas are asymptomatic and have low parasite densities, they are considered a potentially importan...

    Authors: Thitiporn Surit, Piyarat Sripoorote, Chalermpon Kumpitak, Chayanut Suansomjit, Nongnuj Maneechai, Liwang Cui, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Wanlapa Roobsoong and Wang Nguitragool
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:22
  23. Mass screening and treatment (MSAT) for malaria elimination lacks an ideal diagnostic tool to allow sensitive and affordable test of the target population in the field. This study evaluated whether Capture and...

    Authors: Xiao-dong Sun, Ya-ling Zhao, Zu-rui Lin, Ye Zhao, Yao-wu Zhou, Shi-gang Li, Xiang-rui Guo, Peng Tian, Kai-xia Duan, Chun-li Ding, Qi-yan Chen, Yuan Sui, Shen-ning Lu, Chris Cotter, Duo-quan Wang and Zhi Zheng
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:21
  24. Malaria is a growing problem in Africa, with prevalence varies from areas to areas due to several factors including the altitude. This study aimed to investigate the malaria distribution and its relationship w...

    Authors: Ntonifor Helen Ngum, Ngahbort Belthine Fakeh, Abongwa Edith Lem and Oumar Mahamat
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:20
  25. Since its first report in Anopheles mosquitoes in 1950s, insecticide resistance has spread very fast to most sub-Saharan African malaria-endemic countries, where it is predicted to seriously jeopardize the succes...

    Authors: Pierre Fongho Suh, Emmanuel Elanga-Ndille, Magellan Tchouakui, Maurice Marcel Sandeu, Darus Tagne, Charles Wondji and Cyrille Ndo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:19
  26. Plasmodium vivax malaria is one of the major infectious diseases of public health concern in Nouakchott, the capital city of Mauritania and the biggest urban setting in the Sahara. The assessment of the current t...

    Authors: Inejih El Moustapha, Jemila Deida, Mariem Dadina, Abdellahi El Ghassem, Mariem Begnoug, Mariem Hamdinou, Khadijetou Mint Lekweiry, Mohamed Salem Ould Ahmedou Salem, Yacoub Khalef, Amal Semane, Khyarhoum Ould Brahim, Sébastien Briolant, Hervé Bogreau, Leonardo Basco and Ali Ould Mohamed Salem Boukhary
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:18
  27. Mass drug administration (MDA) with primaquine (PQ) is being considered for accelerating Plasmodium vivax elimination in remaining active foci. This study aimed to determine the acceptability of MDA with PQ in ma...

    Authors: Sayambhu Saita, Wanlapa Roobsoong, Patthanasak Khammaneechan, Phnom Sukchan, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Liwang Cui, Kamolnetr Okanurak, Suparat Phuanukoonnon and Daniel M. Parker
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:17
  28. Malaria control in Liberia depends upon universal coverage with pyrethroid-impregnated long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs). Despite regular mass distribution, LLIN coverage and usage is patchy. Pyrethroid r...

    Authors: David Giesbrecht, Tuwuyor G. Belleh, Julie Pontarollo, Victor S. Hinneh, Oliver Pratt, Sajid Kamal and Richard Allan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:15
  29. Entomological surveillance provides critical information on vectors for appropriate malaria vector control and strategic decision-making. The widely documented insecticide resistance of malaria vectors in Côte...

    Authors: Bernard Loukou Kouassi, Constant Edi, Allassane Foungoye Ouattara, Armand Kouassi Ekra, Louise Golou Bellai, Janice Gouaméné, Yves Alain Kadio Kacou, Jackson Koffi Ives Kouamé, Armel-Hermann Obo Béké, Firmain N’Dri Yokoli, Constant Guy N’Guessan Gbalegba, Emmanuel Tia, Roseline Monsan Yapo, Lucien Yao Konan, Roméo N’Tamon N’Tamon, Maurice Adja Akré…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:14

    The Correction to this article has been published in Malaria Journal 2023 22:31

  30. Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) is a safe and effective intervention for preventing malaria in children under 5 years of age. Lead mothers are community health volunteers that help caregivers comply wit...

    Authors: Ekechi Okereke, Helen Smith, Chibuzo Oguoma, Olusola Oresanya, Kolawole Maxwell, Chinedu Anikwe, Lawrence Chijioke Osuji, Obianuju Ogazi, Jamila Musa, Ashiru Rajab, Emmanuel Shekarau, Festus Okoh, Erica Viganò, Laura Donovan, Charlotte Ward and Kevin Baker
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:13
  31. Innovative vector control tools are needed to counteract insecticide resistance and residual malaria transmission. One of such innovative methods is an ivermectin (IVM) treatment to reduce vector survival. In ...

    Authors: Kasahun Eba, Tibebu Habtewold, Lechisa Asefa, Teshome Degefa, Delenasaw Yewhalaw and Luc Duchateau
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:12
  32. Malaria‐endemic areas are not spared from the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), leading to co-infection scenarios where overlapping symptoms impose serious diagnostic challenges. Current knowledge...

    Authors: Fhabián S. Carrión-Nessi, Daniela L. Mendoza-Millán, Óscar D. Omaña-Ávila, Sinibaldo R. Romero, Augusto Moncada-Ortega, Mary Lopez-Perez, Jaime R. Torres, Óscar Noya-González and David A. Forero-Peña
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:11
  33. Even though malaria is preventable, it remains the leading cause of under-five morbidity and mortality in low-and middle-income countries. Despite the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations, its advan...

    Authors: Tigist Fekadu Seyoum, Zewudu Andualem and Hailemariam Feleke Yalew
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:10
  34. In 2004, Ethiopia adopted artemether-lumefantrine (AL, Coartem®) as first-line treatment for the management of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Continuous monitoring of AL therapeutic efficacy is cruc...

    Authors: Kale Gubae, Hussein Mohammed, Heven Sime, Henok Hailgiorgis, Anteneh Kassahun Mare, Bokretsion Gidey, Mebrahtom Haile, Gudissa Assefa, Worku Bekele, Geremew Tasew, Solomon Mequanente Abay and Ashenafi Assefa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:9
  35. Cost–effective outdoor–based devices for surveillance and control of outdoor mosquito vector populations can substantially improve their efficacy when baited with synthetic human and animal odours. This study ...

    Authors: Godfrey C. Katusi, Samwely M. Makayula, Nicodem J. Govella, Ladslaus L. Mnyone, Sharon R. Hill and Rickard Ignell
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:8
  36. It has been more than 20 years since the malaria epidemiologic shift to school-aged children was noted. In the meantime, school-aged children (5–15 years) have become increasingly more vulnerable with asymptom...

    Authors: Geofrey Makenga, Misago D. Seth, Vito Baraka, Bruno P. Mmbando, Daniel P. Challe, Filbert Francis, Athanas Mhina, Daniel T. R. Minja, Mercy Chiduo, Celine Mandara, Edwin Liheluka, Samwel Gesase, Method Segeja, George Mtove, Mathias Kamugisha, Abdallah Lusasi…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:7
  37. In the current context of tailoring interventions to maximize impact, it is important that current data of clinical epidemiology guide public health programmes and health workers in the management of severe di...

    Authors: Alfred B. Tiono, Amadou T. Konaté, Désiré Kargougou, Amidou Diarra, Issa Nébié Ouedraogo, Amidou Ouedraogo, Franco Pagnoni, David Modiano and Sodiomon B. Sirima
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:6
  38. Polymorphisms in ATP2B4 coding for PMCA4b, the primary regulator of erythrocyte calcium concentration, have been shown by GWAS and cross-sectional studies to protect against severe malaria but the mechanism remai...

    Authors: Fatou Joof, Elena Hartmann, Alison Jarvis, Alhassan Colley, James H. Cross, Marion Avril, Andrew M. Prentice and Carla Cerami
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:5
  39. Since 2013, the National Malaria Control Programme in mainland Tanzania and the Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Programme have implemented mass insecticide-treated net (ITN) distribution campaigns, routine ITN di...

    Authors: Hannah Koenker, Matt Worges, Joshua Yukich, Peter Gitanya, Frank Chacky, Samwel Lazaro, Charles Dismas Mwalimu, Sijenunu Aaron, Raya Ibrahim, Faiza Abbas, Mwinyi Khamis, Deodatus Mwingizi, David Dadi, Ato Selby, Naomi Serbantez, Lulu Msangi…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:4
  40. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the second most malaria-affected country in the world with 21,608,681 cases reported in 2019. The Kongo Central (KC) Province has a malaria annual incidence of 163...

    Authors: Gillon Ilombe, Junior Rika Matangila, Aimee Lulebo, Paulin Mutombo, Sylvie Linsuke, Vivi Maketa, Baby Mabanzila, Francis Wat’senga, Wim Van Bortel, Agossa Fiacre, Seth R. Irish, Pascal Lutumba and Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:3
  41. The contribution of artefenomel to the clinical and parasiticidal activity of ferroquine and artefenomel in combination in uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria was investigated.

    Authors: Adama Gansane, Moussa Lingani, Adoke Yeka, Alain Nahum, Marielle Bouyou-Akotet, Ghyslain Mombo-Ngoma, Grace Kaguthi, Catalina Barceló, Bart Laurijssens, Cathy Cantalloube, Fiona Macintyre, Elhadj Djeriou, Andreas Jessel, Raphaël Bejuit, Helen Demarest, Anne Claire Marrast…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:2
  42. Declines in global malaria cases and deaths since the millennium are currently challenged by multiple factors including funding limitations, limits of, and resistance to vector control tools, and also recent s...

    Authors: Richard Allan, David Weetman, Hendrik Sauskojus, Sophie Budge, Tarek Bin Hawail and Yasser Baheshm
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:1
  43. Declining efficacy of chloroquine for the treatment Plasmodium vivax malaria has been reported in different endemic settings in Ethiopia. This highlights the need to assess alternative options for P. vivax treatm...

    Authors: Hussein Mohammed, Heven Sime, Henok Hailgiorgis, Melkie Chernet, Mihreteab Alebachew, Hiwot Solomon, Gudissa Assefa, Mebrahtom Haile, Samuel Girma, Worku Bekele, Geremew Tasew, Bokretsion Gidey, Robert J. Commons and Ashenafi Assefa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:401
  44. In 2012, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) in areas of high seasonal transmission. Though implemented since 2013, the effectiveness of SMC in Togo was never...

    Authors: Tchaa A. Bakai, Anne Thomas, Jean Iwaz, Tinah Atcha-Oubou, Tchassama Tchadjobo, Nagham Khanafer, Muriel Rabilloud and Nicolas Voirin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:400
  45. Anopheles maculatus, Anopheles minimus and Anopheles dirus are the major vectors of malaria transmission in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). The malaria burden in this region has decreased significantly in rec...

    Authors: Canglin Zhang, Rui Yang, Linbo Wu, Chunhai Luo, Yaming Yang, Yan Deng, Jing Wu, Yan Liu and Hongning Zhou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:399
  46. Malaria is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. Malaria infection in pregnancy can have severe consequences for the fetus and the mother. To fight against malaria infection in pregnancy, Kenya integ...

    Authors: Beatrice Mkubwa, Juliana Kagura, Tobias Chirwa, Latifat Ibisomi and Samson Kinyanjui
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:398
  47. Clandestine gold miners remain key hosts for malaria in French Guiana (FG) and contribute to imported malaria cases in Suriname and Brazil. The Malakit intervention, implemented in FG borders with Suriname and...

    Authors: Cécile Longchamps, Muriel Suzanne Galindo, Yann Lambert, Alice Sanna, Louise Mutricy, Laure Garancher, Antoine Adenis, Mathieu Nacher, Martha Suarez-Mutis, Hedley Cairo, Helen Hiwat, Stephen Vreden and Maylis Douine
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:397
  48. Over the past two decades, a considerable expansion of malaria interventions has occurred at the national level in Angola, together with cross-border initiatives and regional efforts in southern Africa. Curren...

    Authors: Wilson Tavares, Joana Morais, José F. Martins, Ryan J. Scalsky, Thomas C. Stabler, Márcia M. Medeiros, Filomeno J. Fortes, Ana Paula Arez and Joana C. Silva
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:396
  49. Mass screening and treatment (MSaT) aims at reducing the spread of malaria in communities by identifying and treating infected persons regardless of the symptoms. This study was conducted to identify and treat...

    Authors: Akansha Singh, Harsh Rajvanshi, Mrigendra P. Singh, Sneha Bhandari, Sekh Nisar, Rajan Poriya, Vinay Telasey, Himanshu Jayswar, Ashok K. Mishra, Aparup Das, Harpreet Kaur, Altaf A. Lal and Praveen K. Bharti
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:395

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