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  1. Irrigated rice cultivation in sub-Saharan Africa not only brings more malaria vectors to nearby communities, but also greater malaria risk. To aid the implementation of mosquito control in rice-growing communi...

    Authors: Kallista Chan, Kouadio Aimé-Charles Konan, Dimi Théodore Doudou, Ghislain Brou Kouadio, Jo Lines, Robert Aunger, Raphael N’Guessan and Lucy S. Tusting
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:352
  2. Microscopy continues to be the mainstay for the evaluation of parasitaemia in malaria but requires laboratory support and microbiological experience. Other fast and simple methods are necessary.

    Authors: Manuel Jesús Soriano-Pérez, Nerea Castillo-Fernández, Ana Belén Lozano-Serrano, María Pilar Luzón-García, José Vázquez-Villegas, María Isabel Cabeza-Barrera, Jaime Borrego-Jiménez, María José Giménez-López and Joaquín Salas-Coronas
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:351
  3. Water resource development projects are essential for increasing agricultural productivity and ensuring food security. However, these activities require the modification of pre-existing environmental settings,...

    Authors: Arega Tsegaye, Assalif Demissew, Dawit Hawaria, Ashenafi Abossie, Hallelujah Getachew, Kassahun Habtamu, Teshome Degefa, Xiaoming Wang, Ming-Chieh Lee, Guofa Zhou, Delenasaw Yewhalaw and Guiyun Yan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:350
  4. The pregnant woman, the fetus, and the newborn child are all at risk from malaria infection in sub-Saharan Africa. Employing insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) is one of the most efficient methods for av...

    Authors: Bewuketu Terefe, Adane Habtie and Bogale Chekole
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:349
  5. The overlap in the epidemiology of malaria and helminths has been identified as a potential area to exploit for the development of an integrated control strategy that may help to achieve elimination of malaria...

    Authors: Muhammed O. Afolabi, Doudou Sow, Schadrac C. Agbla, El Hadji Babacar Fall, Fatimata Bintou Sall, Amadou Seck, Isaac Akhénaton Manga, Ibrahima Marietou Mbaye, Mor Absa Loum, Baba Camara, Diatou Niang, Babacar Gueye, Doudou Sene, Ndéye M’backé Kane, Boubacar Diop, Awa Diouf…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:348
  6. Malaria affects millions of Cameroonian children under 5 years of age living in the North and Far North regions. These regions bear the greatest burden, particularly for children under 5 years of age. To reduc...

    Authors: Arnold Fottsoh Fokam, Toussaint Rouamba, Sekou Samadoulougou, Yazoume Ye and Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:347
  7. Studies on the applications of infrared (IR) spectroscopy and machine learning (ML) in public health have increased greatly in recent years. These technologies show enormous potential for measuring key paramet...

    Authors: Issa H. Mshani, Doreen J. Siria, Emmanuel P. Mwanga, Bazoumana BD. Sow, Roger Sanou, Mercy Opiyo, Maggy T. Sikulu-Lord, Heather M. Ferguson, Abdoulaye Diabate, Klaas Wynne, Mario González-Jiménez, Francesco Baldini, Simon A. Babayan and Fredros Okumu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:346
  8. Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) using sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine plus amodiaquine (SP-AQ), is a community-based malaria preventive strategy commonly used in the Sahel region of sub-Saharan Africa. Howeve...

    Authors: Irene Molina-de la Fuente, María José Sagrado Benito, Estrella Lasry, Janet Ousley, Luz García, Vicenta González, Harriet Akello Pasquale, Ahmed Julla, Piex Uwiragiye, Abdirashid M. Abdi, Buai Tut Chol, Bakri Abubakr, Agustín Benito, Cristian Casademont, Pedro Berzosa and Carolina Nanclares
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:345
  9. Attractive targeted sugar bait (ATSB) is a novel approach to vector control, offering an alternative mode of insecticide delivery via the insect alimentary canal, with potential to deliver a variety of compoun...

    Authors: Raphael N’Guessan, Soromane Camara, Mark Rowland, Ludovic P. Ahoua Alou, Rosine Z. Wolie, Marius G. Zoh, Brou N’Guessan, Innocent Z. Tia, Welbeck A. Oumbouke, Matthew B. Thomas and Alphonsine A. Koffi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:344
  10. The increasing incidence of Plasmodium knowlesi malaria poses a significant challenge to efforts to eliminate malaria from Malaysia. Macaque reservoirs, outdoors-biting mosquitoes, human activities, and agricultu...

    Authors: Nurul Athirah Naserrudin, Pauline Yong Pau Lin, April Monroe, Sara Elizabeth Baumann, Bipin Adhikari, Anna Cohen Miller, Shigeharu Sato, Kimberly M. Fornace, Richard Culleton, Phaik Yeong Cheah, Rozita Hod, Mohammad Saffree Jeffree, Kamruddin Ahmed and Mohd Rohaizat Hassan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:343
  11. Identification of malaria vectors is an important exercise that can result in the deployment of targeted control measures and monitoring the susceptibility of the vectors to control strategies. Although known ...

    Authors: Dickson L. Omucheni, Kenneth A. Kaduki and Wolfgang R. Mukabana
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:342
  12. Water resource development projects, such as dams and irrigation schemes, have a positive impact on food security and poverty reduction. However, such projects could increase prevalence of vector borne disease...

    Authors: Hallelujah Getachew, Assalif Demissew, Ashenafi Abossie, Kassahun Habtamu, Xiaoming Wang, Daibin Zhong, Guofa Zhou, Ming-Chieh Lee, Elizabeth Hemming-Schroeder, Lauren Bradley, Teshome Degefa, Dawit Hawaria, Arega Tsegaye, James W.Kazura, Cristian Koepfli, Guiyun Yan…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:341
  13. Malaria vectors vary in feeding preference depending on their innate behaviour, host availability and abundance. Host preference and human biting rate in malaria vectors are key factors in establishing zooprop...

    Authors: Godfrey C. Katusi, Marie R. G. Hermy, Samwely M. Makayula, Rickard Ignell, Ladslaus L. Mnyone, Sharon R. Hill and Nicodem J. Govella
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:340
  14. Several countries in Southeast Asia are nearing malaria elimination, yet eradication remains elusive. This is largely due to the challenge of focusing elimination efforts, an area where risk prediction can pla...

    Authors: Chaitawat Sa-ngamuang, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Myat Su Yin, Thomas Barkowsky, Liwang Cui, Jetsumon Prachumsri and Peter Haddawy
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:339
  15. The efficacy of chloroquine treatment for vivax malaria has been rarely evaluated due to a lack of an appropriate testing method. The objective of this study was to conduct molecular monitoring of chloroquine ...

    Authors: Hongyun Ding, Ying Dong, Yan Deng, Yanchun Xu, Yan Liu, Jing Wu, Mengni Chen, Canglin Zhang, Li Liu and Yingkun Lin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:338
  16. Reducing mosquito abundance or interfering with its ability to support the parasite cycle can help to interrupt malaria in areas of significant risk of malaria transmission. Fluralaner is a safe and effective ...

    Authors: João Arthur Alcântara, Francys Sayara Andrade de Araújo, Andréia da Costa Paz, Rodrigo Maciel Alencar, Berta Yoná de Albuquerque Caldas, Raquel Soares Maia Godoy, Marcus Vinicius Guimarães Lacerda, Gisely Cardoso de Melo, Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro, Vanderson de Souza Sampaio, Nágila Francinete Costa Secundino, Ana Paula Marques Duarte, Rosa Amélia Gonçalves Santana and Paulo Filemon Paolucci Pimenta
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:337
  17. The source of malaria vector populations that re-establish at the beginning of the rainy season is still unclear yet knowledge of mosquito behaviour is required to effectively institute control measures. Alter...

    Authors: Rita Mwima, Tin-Yu J. Hui, Ann Nanteza, Austin Burt and Jonathan K. Kayondo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:336
  18. Acquired functional inhibitory antibodies are one of several humoral immune mechanisms used to neutralize foreign pathogens. In vitro bioassays are useful tools for quantifying antibody-mediated inhibition and...

    Authors: Justin Nicholas, Surendra Kumar Kolli, Pradeep Annamalai Subramani, Sai Lata De, Madison M. Ogbondah, Samantha J. Barnes, Francis Babila Ntumngia and John H. Adams
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:335
  19. The Hubei Province in China reported its last indigenous malaria case in September 2012, but imported malaria cases, particularly those related to Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum, threaten Hubei’s mala...

    Authors: Dongni Wu, Hong Zhu, Lun Wan, Juan Zhang, Wen Lin, Lingcong Sun, Huaxun Zhang, Si Liu, Eimear Cleary, Andrew J. Tatem, Jing Xia and Shengjie Lai
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:334
  20. The efficacy of the autodissemination of pyriproxyfen to control malaria vectors has been demonstrated under semi field environment in Tanzania. However, the information on how best communities should be engag...

    Authors: Felista S. Tarimo, Angel Dillip, Efraim M. Kosia and Dickson W. Lwetoijera
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:333
  21. The emergence of resistance to artemisinin derivatives in Southeast Asia constitutes a serious threat for other malaria endemic areas, particularly in Côte d’Ivoire. To delay this resistance, the application o...

    Authors: Valérie A. Bedia-Tanoh, Étienne K. Angora, Sebastien A. J. Miezan, Estelle D. M. Koné-Bravo, Abibatou Konaté-Touré, Henriette Bosson-Vanga, Fulgence K. Kassi, Pulchérie C. M. Kiki-Barro, Vincent Djohan, Hervé E. I. Menan and William Yavo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:330
  22. Over a decade of vector control by indoor residual spraying (IRS) and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) distribution on the mainland, and only LLINs on islands had a minimal impact on disease burden in Nc...

    Authors: Mbanga Muleba, Keith J. Mbata, Jennifer C. Stevenson and Douglas E. Norris
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:327
  23. This study investigates the processes regarding changing malaria treatment policies in Vietnam. Moreover, it explores the feasibility of introducing triple artemisinin-based combination therapy (TACT) in Vietn...

    Authors: Van Anh Thi Cao, Thieu Quang Nguyen, Duong Le Quyen, Wouter P. C. Boon, Ellen H. M. Moors, Arjen M. Dondorp, Freek de Haan and Chanaki Amaratunga
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:326
  24. Most data describing severe malaria (SM) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are from research settings outside disease endemic areas. Using routinely collected data from Apac District Hospital, this study aimed at de...

    Authors: Emmanuel Ocen, Ronald Opito, Crispus Tegu, Alex Oula and Peter Olupot-Olupot
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:325
  25. Indoor residual spraying (IRS) is a common vector control strategy in countries with high malaria burden. Historically, social norms have prevented women from working in IRS programmes. The Bioko Island Malari...

    Authors: Kylie R. DeBoer, Liberato Motobe Vaz, Teresa Ayingono Ondo Mfumu, Jose Antonio Mba Nlang, Lucas Ondo, Matilde Riloha Rivas, Sandra Incardona, John Pollock, Michael E. von Fricken, Jeremías Nzamio Mba Eyono, Olivier T. Donfack, Carlos A. Guerra and Guillermo A. García
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:323
  26. Low peripheral parasitaemia caused by sequestration of Plasmodium falciparum in the placenta hampers the diagnosis of malaria in pregnant women, leading to microscopy or conventional rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs)...

    Authors: Japhet Kabalu Tshiongo, Flory Luzolo, Melissa Kabena, Lise Kuseke, Moussa Djimde, Patrick Mitashi, Crispin Lumbala, Kassoum Kayentao, Sandra Menting, Petra F. Mens, Henk D. F. H. Schallig, Pascal Lutumba, Halidou Tinto, Hypolite Muhindo Mavoko and Vivi Maketa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:322
  27. The incidence of malaria in Thailand has dramatically declined over the past two decades, and the goal is to eliminate malaria by 2025. Despite significant progress, one of the key challenges to malaria elimin...

    Authors: Panita Looareesuwan, Srivicha Krudsood, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Noppadon Tangpukdee, Wasin Matsee, Wang Nguitragool and Polrat Wilairatana
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:321
  28. Malaria infection during pregnancy is an important cause of maternal and infant mortality and morbidity with the greatest effect being concentrated in sub-Saharan Africa. In areas of moderate to high malaria t...

    Authors: Esther Nthenya Muthoka, Kedir Usmael, Saba Mehari Embaye, Abigiya Abebe, Tigist Mesfin, Dorothy Kazembe, Mediha Ahmedin, Stella Namuganza, Monica Kahabuka, Mary Gorret Atim and Tsegahun Manyazewal
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:320
  29. The Lao PDR National Strategic Plan for malaria control and elimination for year 2021–2025 emphasizes the importance of routine entomological surveillance being conducted in areas with high transmission and in...

    Authors: Sébastien Marcombe, Santi Maithaviphet, Rita Reyburn, Khamfong Kunlaya, Khambang Silavong, Bouasy Hongvanthong, Viengxay Vanisaveth, Viengphone Sengsavath, Vilasack Banouvong, Keobouphaphone Chindavongsa, Boualam Khamlome and Matthew Shortus
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:319
  30. The importation of parasites across borders remains a threat to malaria elimination. The Southern African Development Community Malaria Elimination Eight (E8) established 39 border health facilities on 5 key i...

    Authors: Mukosha Chisenga, Bongani Dlamini, Nyasha Mwendera, Paulo Maquina, Busiku Hamainza, José Franco Martins, Francisco Saute, Henrico Bock, Roly Gosling, Adam Bennett, Jennifer Smith and Immo Kleinschmidt
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:318
  31. Malaria, a major cause of mortality worldwide is linked to a web of determinants ranging from individual to contextual factors. This calls for examining the magnitude of the effect of clustering within malaria...

    Authors: Charles Natuhamya, Fredrick Makumbi, Aggrey David Mukose and John M. Ssenkusu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:317
  32. In rural African settings, most of the children under the coverage of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) are also undernourished at the time of SMC delivery, justifying the need for packaging malarial and ...

    Authors: Paul Sondo, Bérenger Kaboré, Toussaint Rouamba, Eulalie Compaoré, Yssimini Nadège Guillène Tibiri, Hyacinthe Abd-El Latif Faïçal Kaboré, Karim Derra, Marc Christian Tahita, Hamidou Ilboudo, Gauthier Tougri, Ismaïla Bouda, Tikanou Dakyo, Hyacinthe Kafando, Florence Ouédraogo, Eli Rouamba, So-vii Franck Hien…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:315
  33. Wetlands and irrigated agricultural crops create potential breeding sites for Anopheles mosquitoes, leading to a heterogeneity in malaria transmission. In agricultural areas, heterogeneity of malaria transmission...

    Authors: Obo Armel-Hermann Beke, Serge-Brice Assi, Akedjro Paul Harvey Kokrasset, Kacou Jean Denis Dibo, Méa Antoine Tanoh, Mathias Danho, Franck Remoué, Guibehi Benjamin Koudou and Anne Poinsignon
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:313
  34. Schoolchildren with asymptomatic malaria infections often go undiagnosed and untreated, serving as reservoirs for infection that hamper malaria control and elimination efforts. In this context, little is known...

    Authors: Abdissa Biruksew, Ashenafi Demeke, Zewdie Birhanu, Lemu Golassa, Masrie Getnet and Delenasaw Yewhalaw
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:311
  35. Uganda implemented its third mass campaign to distribute long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. This context necessitated modification of implementation guidelines. The ma...

    Authors: Herbert Bush Aguma, Medard Rukaari, Rukia Nakamatte, Pamela Achii, Joel Tutu Miti, Solomon Muhumuza, Mariam Nabukenya, Jimmy Opigo and Martin Lukwago
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:310
  36. Appropriate malaria treatment-seeking behaviour (TSB) is critical for timely detecting malaria, prompt treatment, and prevention of onward transmission of the disease in a community. This study aimed to compar...

    Authors: Jian-Wei Xu, Dao-Wei Deng, Chun Wei, Xing-Wu Zhou and Jian-Xiong Li
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:309
  37. Malaria remains a major public health issue in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), accounting for 44% deaths among outpatient visits in children < 5 years of age, and 22% of facility deaths. Understand...

    Authors: Jean Okitawutshu, Antoinette Tshefu, Jean-Claude Kalenga, Giulia Delvento, Christian Burri, Manuel W. Hetzel, Christian Lengeler and Aita Signorell
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:308
  38. Malaria prevalence in Kenya is 6%, with a three-fold higher prevalence in western Kenya. Adherence to malaria treatment guidelines improves care for suspected malaria cases and can reduce unnecessary anti-mala...

    Authors: Fredrick Ouma Odhiambo, Wendy P. O’Meara, Ahmed Abade, Maurice Owiny, Fredrick Odhiambo and Elvis O. Oyugi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:307
  39. Imperfect adherence is a major barrier to effective primaquine radical cure of Plasmodium vivax. This study investigated the effect of reduced adherence on the risk of P. vivax recurrence.

    Authors: Parinaz Mehdipour, Megha Rajasekhar, Saber Dini, Sophie Zaloumis, Tesfay Abreha, Ishag Adam, Ghulam Rahim Awab, J. Kevin Baird, Larissa W. Brasil, Cindy S. Chu, Liwang Cui, André Daher, Margarete do Socorro M Gomes, Lilia Gonzalez‑Ceron, Jimee Hwang, Harin Karunajeewa…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:306
  40. Cooperation between China and Africa is deepening, and business, trade, and people-to-people exchanges are growing closer together, especially in the infrastructure construction field. At the same time, malari...

    Authors: Li Zou, Haohao Ma, Mohammad Shahir Sharifi, Wenyu Deng, Xiaoyu Kan, Junfei Luo, Yin Bai, Yunling Ouyang and Wenjuan Zhou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:305

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  41. Despite significant decline in the past two decades, malaria is still a major public health concern in Tanzania; with over 93% of the population still at risk. Community knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP...

    Authors: Edwin A. Liheluka, Isolide S. Massawe, Mercy G. Chiduo, Celine I. Mandara, Frank Chacky, Leah Ndekuka, Filbert F. Temba, Bruno P. Mmbando, Misago D. Seth, Daniel P. Challe, Williams H. Makunde, Athanas D. Mhina, Vito Baraka, Method D. Segeja, Yahya A. Derua, Bernard M. Batengana…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:304
  42. Malaria is endemic and represents an important public health issue in Brazil. Knowledge of risk factors for disease progression represents an important step in preventing and controlling malaria-related compli...

    Authors: Angie R. López, Ezequias B. Martins, Anielle de Pina-Costa, Ana Beatriz Pacheco-Silva, Marcel T. Ferreira, Roxana F. Mamani, Paula J. T. Detepo, Otilia Lupi, Clarisse S. Bressan, Guilherme A. Calvet, Michele F. B. Silva, Maria de Fátima Ferreira-da-Cruz, Fernanda de Bruycker-Nogueira, Ana Maria B. Filippis, Cláudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro, André Siqueira…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:303

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