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Table 1 Design of simulations in OpenMalaria dynamic transmission model

From: Malaria intervention scale-up in Africa: effectiveness predictions for health programme planning tools, based on dynamic transmission modelling

Parameter Parameter values specifying simulations
Transmission seasonality
Coefficient of variation in EIR over a year
Low seasonal: 0.121
Moderately seasonal: 1.31
Highly seasonal: 2.66
Pre-intervention annual EIR (infectious bites per person per year) during simulation’s warm-up phase before IRS intervention starts 1, 3, 10, 30, 100 and 300
ITN coverage: people sleeping under ITN the previous night Initial: 0, 30, 60 %
Target: 0, 30, 60, 80 %
IRS coverage: people protected Initial: 0, 80 %
Target: 0, 80 %
Case management: uncomplicated cases treated effectively Initial: 0, 30, 60 %
Target: 0, 30, 60, 80 %
Seasonal malaria chemoprophylaxis: children 3–59 months old receiving three courses within a malaria season Initial: 0 %
Target: 0, 30, 60, 80 %