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  1. Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among infants and children under-five in sub-Saharan Africa. In the Sahel, seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) is delivered door-to-door in monthly cy...

    Authors: Taiwo Ibinaiye, Olusola Oresanya, Chibuzo Oguoma, Adaeze Aidenagbon, Olabisi Ogunmola, Christian Rassi and Sol Richardson
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:148
  2. The Republic of Djibouti is a malaria endemic country that was in pre-elimination phase in 2006–2012. From 2013, however, malaria has re-emerged in the country, and its prevalence has been increasing every yea...

    Authors: Rahma Abdi Moussa, Nasserdine Papa Mze, Houssein Yonis Arreh, Aicha Abdillahi Hamoud, Kahiya Mohamed Alaleh, Abdoul-Razak Yonis Omar, Warsama Osman Abdi, Samatar Kayad Guelleh, Abdoul-Ilah Ahmed Abdi, Mohamed Houmed Aboubaker, Leonardo K. Basco, Bouh Abdi Khaireh and Hervé Bogreau
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:147

    The Correction to this article has been published in Malaria Journal 2023 22:168

  3. Understanding malaria epidemiology is a critical step toward efficient malaria control and elimination. The objective of this meta-analysis was to derive robust estimates of malaria prevalence and Plasmodium spec...

    Authors: Inejih El Moustapha, Mohamed Ouldabdallahi Moukah, Mohamed Salem Ould Ahmedou Salem, Khyarhoum Brahim, Sébastien Briolant, Leonardo Basco and Ali Ould Mohamed Salem Boukhary
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:146
  4. Intermittent Preventive Treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) is a malaria control strategy consisting of the administration of an anti-malarial drug alongside routine immunizations. So far, this is being imp...

    Authors: Augustin E. Fombah, Haily Chen, Kwabena Owusu-Kyei, Llorenç Quinto, Raquel Gonzalez, Julian Williams, Mireia LLach Berne, Myrte Wassenaar, Abubakarr Jalloh, Joe-Henry C. Sunders, Maximo Ramirez, Cesc Bertran-Cobo, Francisco Saute, Didier K. Ekouevi, Valérie Briand, Anitta R. Y. Kamara…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:145
  5. Indoor residual spraying (IRS) has been the main tool used to control malaria. Reducing the life span and the density of the vector mosquitoes are direct effects of IRS towards restricting malaria transmission...

    Authors: Medina Ibrahim, Hunachew Beyene, Alemu Tolcha, Habtamu Eskendir and Abiyu Ayalew Assefa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:144
  6. Over the past decade, the incidence of malaria has steadily declined in Myanmar, with Plasmodium vivax becoming predominant. The resilience of P. vivax to malaria control is attributed to the parasite’s ability t...

    Authors: Than Htike Aung, Chayanut Suansomjit, Zaw Min Tun, Tin Maung Hlaing, Jaranit Kaewkungwal, Liwang Cui, Jetsumon Sattabongkot and Wanlapa Roobsoong
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:143
  7. Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) is the most effective treatment for malaria, and has significantly reduced morbimortality. Polymorphisms associated with the Plasmodium falciparum Kelch gene (Pfkelch13

    Authors: Ibrahima Issa Arzika, Neil F. Lobo, Mahaman Moustapha Lamine, Ilagouma Amadou Tidjani, Houzé Sandrine, Véronique Sarrasin-Hubert, Aboubacar Mahamadou, Eric Adehossi, Demba Sarr, Ousman Mahmud and Ibrahim Maman Laminou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:142
  8. Methods for evaluating efficacy of core malaria interventions in experimental and operational settings are well established but gaps exist for spatial repellents (SR). The objective of this study was to compar...

    Authors: Johnson Kyeba Swai, Ummi Abdul Kibondo, Watson Samuel Ntabaliba, Hassan Ahamad Ngoyani, Noely Otto Makungwa, Antony Pius Mseka, Madeleine Rose Chura, Thomas Michael Mascari and Sarah Jane Moore
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:141
  9. Myanmar, a country in Greater Mekong Sub-region, aims to eliminate malaria by 2030. To achieve malaria elimination, Myanmar adopted a reactive surveillance and response strategy of malaria case notification wi...

    Authors: Win Htike, Nay Yi Yi Linn, Kyawt Mon Win, Lae Shwe Sin Myint, May Chan Oo, Ei Phyu Htwe, Aung Khine Zaw, Katherine O’Flaherty, Paul A. Agius, Ellen A. Kearney, Freya J. I. Fowkes and Win Han Oo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:140
  10. Cerebral malaria (CM) continues to present a major health challenge, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. CM is associated with a characteristic malarial retinopathy (MR) with diagnostic and prognostic signific...

    Authors: Kyle J. Wilson, Amit Dhalla, Yanda Meng, Zhanhan Tu, Yalin Zheng, Priscilla Mhango, Karl B. Seydel and Nicholas A. V. Beare
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:139
  11. As both mechanistic and geospatial malaria modeling methods become more integrated into malaria policy decisions, there is increasing demand for strategies that combine these two methods. This paper introduces...

    Authors: Amelia Bertozzi-Villa, Caitlin A. Bever, Jaline Gerardin, Joshua L. Proctor, Meikang Wu, Dennis Harding, T. Deirdre Hollingsworth, Samir Bhatt and Peter W. Gething
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:138
  12. For their 2021–2025 National Malaria Strategic Plan (NMSP), Nigeria’s National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), developed a targeted approach to in...

    Authors: Ifeoma D. Ozodiegwu, Monique Ambrose, Beatriz Galatas, Manuela Runge, Aadrita Nandi, Kamaldeen Okuneye, Neena Parveen Dhanoa, Ibrahim Maikore, Perpetua Uhomoibhi, Caitlin Bever, Abdisalan Noor and Jaline Gerardin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:137
  13. Measuring risk of malaria transmission is complex, especially in case of Plasmodium vivax. This may be overcome using membrane feeding assays in the field where P. vivax is endemic. However, mosquito-feeding assa...

    Authors: Andargie Abate, Jifar Hassen, Laurent Dembele, Didier Menard and Lemu Golassa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:136
  14. Ethiopia rolled out primaquine nationwide in 2018 for radical cure along with chloroquine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax malaria in its bid for malaria elimination by 2030. The emergence of a...

    Authors: Daniel Abebe Mekonnen, Girma Shumie Abadura, Sinknesh Wolde Behaksra, Hiwot Solomon Taffese, Gudissa Aseffa Bayissa, Mikiyas Gebremichael Bulto, Tesfaye Sisay Tessema, Fitsum G. Tadesse and Endalamaw Gadisa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:135
  15. The effectiveness of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) in preventing malaria in young children is well established. However, the long-term effects of early childhood ITN use on educational outcomes, fertility, a...

    Authors: Sigilbert Mrema, Fredros Okumu, Joanna Schellenberg and Günther Fink
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:134
  16. A recent WHO recommendation for perennial malaria chemoprevention (PMC) encourages countries to adapt dose timing and number to local conditions. However, knowledge gaps on the epidemiological impact of PMC an...

    Authors: Manuela Runge, Anne Stahlfeld, Monique Ambrose, Kok Ben Toh, Semiu Rahman, Omowunmi F. Omoniwa, Caitlin A. Bever, Olusola Oresanya, Perpetua Uhomoibhi, Beatriz Galatas, James K. Tibenderana and Jaline Gerardin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:133
  17. The success of insecticide treated bed nets (ITNs) for malaria vector control in Africa relies on the behaviour of various species of Anopheles. Previous research has described mosquito behavioural alterations re...

    Authors: Katherine Gleave, Amy Guy, Frank Mechan, Mischa Emery, Annabel Murphy, Vitaly Voloshin, Catherine E. Towers, David Towers, Hilary Ranson, Geraldine M. Foster and Philip J. McCall
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:132
  18. Even though malaria is easily preventable and treatable, it continues to have a devastating impact on people’s health and livelihoods around the world. Sub-Saharan Africa carries a disproportionately high shar...

    Authors: Jessica Ashiakie Tetteh, Patrick Elorm Djissem and Alfred Kwesi Manyeh
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:131
  19. In malaria-endemic areas, children presenting to hospitals with a decreased level of consciousness remain a diagnostic dilemma. The definition of cerebral malaria in a comatose child demands exclusion of other...

    Authors: Okko Savonius, Cintia F. de Souza, Cláudia Fançony, Manuel Leite Cruzeiro, Miguel Brito and Tuula Pelkonen
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:130
  20. Controlling malaria-transmitting Anopheles mosquitoes with pyrethroid insecticides is becoming increasingly challenging because of widespread resistance amongst vector populations. The development of new insectic...

    Authors: Jessica Carson, Bryan Erriah, Stephania Herodotou, Alexander G. Shtukenberg, Leilani Smith, Svetlana Ryazanskaya, Michael D. Ward, Bart Kahr and Rosemary Susan Lees
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:129
  21. Health facilities’ availability of malaria diagnostic tests and anti-malarial drugs (AMDs), and the correctness of treatment are critical for the appropriate case management, and malaria surveillance programs....

    Authors: Hosein Azizi, Elham Davtalab Esmaeili and Fariba Abbasi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:127
  22. The human host elicits specific immune responses after exposure to various life stages of the malaria parasite as well as components of mosquito saliva injected into the host during a mosquito bite. This study...

    Authors: Sebastian Shine Kwapong, Kwame Kumi Asare, Kwadwo Asamoah Kusi, Faustina Pappoe, Nicaise Ndam, Rachida Tahar, Anne Poinsignon and Linda Eva Amoah
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:126
  23. Although pro-inflammatory cytokines are involved in the clearance of Plasmodium falciparum during the early stages of the infection, increased levels of these cytokines have been implicated in the pathogenesis of...

    Authors: Dumizulu Tembo, Visopo Harawa, Tam C. Tran, Louise Afran, Malcolm E. Molyneux, Terrie E. Taylor, Karl B. Seydel, Tonney Nyirenda, David G. Russell and Wilson Mandala
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:125

    The Correction to this article has been published in Malaria Journal 2023 22:212

  24. In Cameroon, malaria contributes significantly to the morbidity and mortality of children under 5 years old. In order to encourage adequate treatment-seeking in health facilities, user fee exemptions for malar...

    Authors: Rolf Nyah Tuku Nzalie, John Ngunde Palle and Dickson Shey Nsagha
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:124
  25. Malaria remains one of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in Cameroon. To inform vector control intervention decision making, malaria vector surveillance was conducted monthly from October 2018 to Sept...

    Authors: Etienne Fondjo, Jean-Claude Toto, Magellan Tchouakui, Wolfgang Ekoko Eyisap, Salomon Patchoke, Benjamin Menze, Boris Njeambosay, Francis Zeukeug, Raymond Tabue Ngomdjum, Elysée Mandeng, Emmanuel Elanga-Ndille, Edmond Kopya, Jerome Achille Binyang, Cyrille Ndo, Billy Tene-Fossog, Armel Tedjou…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:123
  26. Vector control tools are urgently needed to control malaria transmission in Africa. A native strain of Chromobacterium sp. from Burkina Faso was recently isolated and preliminarily named Chromobacterium anophelis

    Authors: Edounou Jacques Gnambani, Etienne Bilgo, Roch K. Dabiré, Adrien Marie Gaston Belem and Abdoulaye Diabaté
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:122
  27. Authors: Ashenaf Assefa, Hussein Mohammed, Anjoli Anand, Adugna Abera, Heven Sime, Anna A. Minta, Mekonnen Tadesse, Yehualashet Tadesse, Samuel Girma, Worku Bekele, Kebede Etana, Bereket Hailegiorgis Alemayehu, Hiwot Teka, Dereje Dilu, Mebrahtom Haile, Hiwot Solomon…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:121

    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2022 21:359

  28. SMC was adopted in Nigeria in 2014 and by 2021 was being implemented in 18 states, over four months between June and October by 143000 community drug distributors (CDDs) to a target population of 23million chi...

    Authors: Nnenna Ogbulafor, Perpetua Uhomoibhi, Emmanuel Shekarau, Jamilu Nikau, Chukwu Okoronkwo, Nadia M. L. Fanou, Ibrahima Marietou Mbaye, Jean-Louis Ndiaye, Andre-Marie Tchouatieu, Abena Poku-Awuku, Corinne Merle, Susana Scott, Paul Milligan, Aminu Ali, Hauwa’u Evelyn Yusuf, Stephen Oguche…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:120
  29. The spread of Plasmodium vivax strains resistant to chloroquine (CQ) has posed a challenge to control strategies aimed at eliminating malaria. Molecular analysis of candidate resistance markers is very important ...

    Authors: Sakineh Pirahmadi, Shima Afzali, Akram Abouie Mehrizi, Abbasali Raz and Ahmad Raeisi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:118
  30. Malaria remains a major public health concern in Cameroon. Understanding vector distribution and malaria transmission dynamics is of paramount importance for evaluating the performance of control strategies. T...

    Authors: Nelly Armanda Kala Chouakeu, Timoléon Tchuinkam, Roland Bamou, Mabu Maxim Bindamu, Abdou Talipouo, Edmond Kopya, Parfait Awono-Ambene and Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:116
  31. Control of malaria parasite transmission can be enhanced by understanding which human demographic groups serve as the infectious reservoirs. Because vector biting can be heterogeneous, some infected individual...

    Authors: Rex B. Mbewe, John B. Keven, Charles Mangani, Mark L. Wilson, Themba Mzilahowa, Don P. Mathanga, Clarissa Valim, Miriam K. Laufer, Edward D. Walker and Lauren M. Cohee
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:115
  32. Once a mainstay of malaria elimination operations, larval source management (LSM)—namely, the treatment of mosquito breeding habitats–has been marginalized in Africa in favour of long-lasting insecticidal nets...

    Authors: Arbel Vigodny, Michael Ben Aharon, Alexandra Wharton-Smith, Yonatan Fialkoff, Arnon Houri-Yafin, Fernando Bragança, Flavio Soares Da Graça, Dan Gluck, João Alcântara Viegas D’Abreu and Herodes Rompão
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:114
  33. Although malaria transmission has experienced an overall decline in sub-Saharan Africa, urban malaria is now considered an emerging health issue due to rapid and uncontrolled urbanization and the adaptation of...

    Authors: Sabine Vanhuysse, Seynabou Mocote Diédhiou, Taïs Grippa, Stefanos Georganos, Lassana Konaté, El Hadji Amadou Niang and Eléonore Wolff
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:113
  34. One of the major roadblocks to the falciparum malaria elimination programme is the presence of a portion of the population, such as school children, with asymptomatic malaria infection. Targeting such reservoi...

    Authors: Abdissa Biruksew, Ashenafi Demeke, Zewdie Birhanu, Estifanos Kebede, Lemu Golassa, Evans Mantiri Mathebula and Delenasaw Yewhalaw
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:112
  35. Malaria remains a main parasitic disease of humans. Although the largest number of cases is reported in the African region, there are still endemic foci in the Americas. Central America reported 36,000 malaria...

    Authors: Gabriela Matamoros, Denis Escobar, Alejandra Pinto, Delmy Serrano, Eliška Ksandrová, Nicole Grimaldi, Gabriel Juárez-Fontecha, Marcela Moncada, Hugo O. Valdivia and Gustavo Fontecha
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:110
  36. The functional survival time of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs), which varies across different field contexts, is critical for the successful prevention of malaria transmission. However, there is limite...

    Authors: Honelgn Nahusenay Hiruy, Seth R. Irish, Semira Abdelmenan, Yonas Wuletaw, Ayele Zewde, Adugna Woyessa, Mebrahtom Haile, Sheleme Chibsa, Lena Lorenz, Alemayehu Worku, Josh Yukich, Yemane Berhane and Joseph Keating
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:109
  37. Rectal artesunate (RAS) is a World Health Organization (WHO) recommended intervention that can save lives of children 6 years and younger suffering from severe malaria and living in remote areas. Access to RAS...

    Authors: Monique S. Oliff, Pamela Muniina, Kenneth Babigumira, John Phuka, Hans Rietveld, John Sande, Humphreys Nsona and Maud M. Lugand
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:108
  38. For a country such as South Africa which is targeting malaria elimination, mobile and migrant populations pose a substantial risk to importation of malaria parasites. It has been hypothesized that halting cros...

    Authors: Rajendra Maharaj, Abigail Ward, Bradley Didier, Ishen Seocharan, Nina Firas, Ryleen Balawanth, Dominic Lucero, Natashia Morris, Mbavhalelo Shandukani, Eric Raswiswi, Gillian Malatjie, Erik Mabunda and Devanand Moonasar
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:107
  39. Though anecdotal evidence suggests that smoke from HAP has a repellent effect on mosquitoes, very little work has been done to assess the effect of biomass smoke on malaria infection. The study, therefore, sou...

    Authors: Kwaku Poku Asante, Blair J. Wylie, Felix B. Oppong, Ashlinn Quinn, Stephaney Gyaase, Alison G. Lee, Kenneth Ayuurebobi Ae-Ngibise, Katrin Burkart, Ellen Abrafi Boamah-Kaali, Seyram Kaali, Steven Chillrud, Patrick L. Kinney, Seth Owusu-Agyei and Darby Jack
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:106
  40. New anti-malarial drugs are needed urgently to address the increasing challenges of drug-resistant falciparum malaria. Two rhinacanthin analogues containing a naphthoquinone moiety resembling atovaquone showed...

    Authors: Suwanna Chaorattanakawee, Varakorn Kosaisavee, Watanyu Bunsermyos, Chaiyawat Aonsri, Witcha Imaram, Kanokon Suwannasin, Chanon Kunasol, Chatchadaporn Thamnurak, Nonlawat Boonyalai, David Saunders, Arjen M. Dondorp, Mathirut Mungthin and Mallika Imwong
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:105
  41. Anopheles stephensi is a malaria-transmitting mosquito that has recently expanded from its primary range in Asia and the Middle East, to locations in Africa. This species is a competent vector of both Plasmodium ...

    Authors: Sadie J. Ryan, Catherine A. Lippi, Oswaldo C. Villena, Aspen Singh, Courtney C. Murdock and Leah R. Johnson
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:104
  42. Malaria is endemic in 95% of Uganda and constitutes the country’s most significant public health problem—being the leading cause of morbidity and mortality, especially among children under five years of age. T...

    Authors: Richard Nyeko, Felix Otim, Evelyn Miriam Obiya and Catherine Abala
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:103
  43. Understanding Plasmodium falciparum population diversity and transmission dynamics provides information on the intensity of malaria transmission, which is needed for assessing malaria control interventions. This ...

    Authors: Shirley V. Simpson, Sabin S. Nundu, Hiroaki Arima, Osamu Kaneko, Toshihiro Mita, Richard Culleton and Taro Yamamoto
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:102
  44. Exposure during pregnancy to malaria and sexually-transmitted infections is associated with adverse birth outcomes including low birth weight (LBW). This study aimed at assessing if the adjunction of two doses...

    Authors: Moussa Lingani, Serge H. Zango, Innocent Valéa, Sékou Samadoulougou, Georges Somé, Maïmouna Sanou, Berenger Kaboré, Toussaint Rouamba, Herman Sorgho, Marc C. Tahita, Karim Derra, Michèle Dramaix, Halidou Tinto, Philippe Donnen and Annie Robert
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:101
  45. Community case management of malaria (CCM) has been expanded in many settings, but there are limited data describing the impact of these services in routine implementation settings or at large scale. Zambia ha...

    Authors: Ruth A. Ashton, Busiku Hamainza, Chris Lungu, Marie-Reine I. Rutagwera, Travis Porter, Adam Bennett, Michael Hainsworth, Sarah Burnett, Kafula Silumbe, Hannah Slater, Thomas P. Eisele and John M. Miller
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:96

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