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Volume 11 Supplement 1

Challenges in malaria research

  • Oral presentation
  • Open Access

Thinking outside the ‘health’ box: interventions for malaria control

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Malaria Journal201211 (Suppl 1) :O41

https://doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-11-S1-O41

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Keywords

  • Infectious Disease
  • Malaria
  • Control Programme
  • Malaria Control
  • Insecticide Resistance

In the last decade malaria has declined sharply in many countries in the tropics, due largely to the massive expansion of control programmes. However, the future may not be as bright as drug and insecticide resistance rises and aid budgets constrict. Since it is well recognised that malaria declined in many parts of the world due to socio-economic improvements, here I consider whether development today could be an effective weapon against malaria.

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Science Laboratories, Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK

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