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Table 11 MPPT in areas of DPR Korea with high and moderate Plasmodium vivax malaria transmission in 2002-2007

From: Mass primaquine treatment to eliminate vivax malaria: lessons from the past

Province Population Population treated D
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Total
S.Hwangae 2,274,642 74,160 425,475 123,162 33,831 - 2,054,980 2,711,608
N.Hwangae 2,076,473 99,000 - 269,667 88,001 37,8366 1,814,043 2,649,107
Kangwon 1,446,256 43,345 - - 65,095 - 1,035,238 1,143,678
S.Pyongan 3,977,179 84,354 - - 113,595 - - 197,949
N. Pyongan 2,689,779 64,000 - - 149,178 - - 213,178
Pyongyang* - 31,787* - - - - - 31,787
Total 12,464,329 396,646 425,475 392,829 449,700 378,366 4,904,261 6,947,277
  1. *Local transmission was not possible in this province. All treated cases were considered as imported with infection acquired outside the city.