Volume 7 Supplement 1

Towards a research agenda for global malaria elimination


Edited by Marcel Hommel

Publication of this supplement has been made possible with funding from FNIH, FIND and The Wellcome Trust.

  1. Review

    Integrated vector management for malaria control

    Integrated vector management (IVM) is defined as "a rational decision-making process for the optimal use of resources for vector control" and includes five key elements: 1) evidence-based decision-making, 2) i...

    John C Beier, Joseph Keating, John I Githure, Michael B Macdonald, Daniel E Impoinvil and Robert J Novak

    Malaria Journal 2008 7(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 11 December 2008

  2. Review

    Monitoring and evaluation of malaria in pregnancy – developing a rational basis for control

    Monitoring and evaluation of malaria control in pregnancy is essential for assessing the efficacy and effectiveness of health interventions aimed at reducing the major burden of this disease on women living in...

    Bernard J Brabin, Marian Warsame, Ulrika Uddenfeldt-Wort, Stephanie Dellicour, Jenny Hill and Sabine Gies

    Malaria Journal 2008 7(Suppl 1):S6

    Published on: 11 December 2008

  3. Review

    The role of anti-malarial drugs in eliminating malaria

    Effective anti-malarial drug treatment reduces malaria transmission. This alone can reduce the incidence and prevalence of malaria, although the effects are greater in areas of low transmission where a greater...

    Nicholas J White

    Malaria Journal 2008 7(Suppl 1):S8

    Published on: 11 December 2008

  4. Review

    Plasmodium vivax: who cares?

    More attention is being focused on malaria today than any time since the world's last efforts to achieve eradication over 40 years ago. The global community is now discussing strategies aimed at dramatically r...

    Mary R Galinski and John W Barnwell

    Malaria Journal 2008 7(Suppl 1):S9

    Published on: 11 December 2008

  5. Review

    Malaria vaccines and their potential role in the elimination of malaria

    Research on malaria vaccines is currently directed primarily towards the development of vaccines that prevent clinical malaria. Malaria elimination, now being considered seriously in some epidemiological situa...

    Geoffrey A Targett and Brian M Greenwood

    Malaria Journal 2008 7(Suppl 1):S10

    Published on: 11 December 2008