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  1. Malaria is a critical public health concern in Ethiopia, with significant socioeconomic consequences. Malaria data trend analysis is essential for understanding transmission patterns and adopting evidence-base...

    Authors: Tebabere Moltot, Girma Bekele, Zenebe Abebe Gebreegziabher, Tesfansh Lemma, Moges Sisay, Mulualem Silesh, Melkam Mulugeta, Legesse Demissie, Tirusew Nigussie Kebede and Birhan Tsegaw Taye
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:187
  2. In Africa, the relationship between childhood nutritional status and malaria remains complex and difficult to interpret. Understanding it is important in the improvement of malaria control strategies. This stu...

    Authors: Soumba Keita, Oumar Thiero, Mahamoudou Toure, Fousseyni Kane, Moussa Keita, Ibrahim Sanogo, Drissa Konate, Daouda Sanogo, Sory Ibrahim Diawara, Hamady Coulibaly, Sidibé M.’Baye Thiam, Nafomon Sogoba, Mahamadou Diakite and Seydou Doumbia
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:186
  3. To eliminate malaria, all populations must be included. For those who are not reached by the health care system, specific interventions must be tailor-made. An innovative Malakit strategy, based on the distrib...

    Authors: Maylis Douine, Yann Lambert, Muriel Suzanne Galindo, Irene Jimeno Maroto, Teddy Bardon, Lorraine Plessis, Louise Mutricy, Jane Bordallo-Miller, Mathieu Nacher, Antoine Adenis, Hedley Cairo, Hélène Hiwat, Stephen Vreden, Carlotta Carboni, Alice Sanna and Martha Suarez-Mutis
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:185
  4. Malaria remains a major global health problem although there was a remarkable achievement between 2000 and 2015. Malaria drug resistance, along with several other factors, presents a significant challenge to m...

    Authors: Mahelet Tesfaye, Ashenafi Assefa, Henok Hailgiorgis, Bokretsion Gidey, Hussein Mohammed, Getachew Tollera, Geremew Tasew, Gudissa Assefa, Worku Bekele and Hassen Mamo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:184
  5. Plasmodium vivax malaria is a leading cause of morbidity in Ethiopia. The first-line treatment for P. vivax is chloroquine (CQ) and primaquine (PQ), but there have been local reports of CQ resistance. A clinical ...

    Authors: Anteneh Kassahun Mare, Hussein Mohammed, Heven Sime, Henok Hailgiorgis, Kale Gubae, Bekuretsion Gidey, Mebrahtom Haile, Gudissa Assefa, Worku Bekele, Sarah Auburn, Rick Price, Jonathan B. Parr, Jonathan J. Juliano, Geremew Tasew, Solomon Mequanente Abay and Ashenafi Assefa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:183
  6. The World Health Organization novel malaria vaccine for at-risk children has the potential to greatly reduce the current malaria burden in sub-Saharan Africa. However, most studies have reported contradictory ...

    Authors: Eustes Kigongo, Amir Kabunga, Marc Sam Opollo, Raymond Tumwesigye, Marvin Musinguzi, Anne Ruth Akello, Jannat Nabaziwa, Temesgen Geta Hardido and Sean Steven Puleh
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:182
  7. Disruptions in malaria control due to COVID-19 mitigation measures were predicted to increase malaria morbidity and mortality in Africa substantially. In Uganda, long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are dist...

    Authors: Jaffer Okiring, Samuel Gonahasa, Catherine Maiteki-Sebuguzi, Agaba Katureebe, Irene Bagala, Peter Mutungi, Simon P. Kigozi, Jane F. Namuganga, Joaniter I. Nankabirwa, Moses R. Kamya, Martin J. Donnelly, Thomas S. Churcher, Sarah G. Staedke and Ellie Sherrard-Smith
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:180
  8. In non-endemic countries, malaria can be transmitted through blood donations from imported cases. To ensure standards of quality and safety of human blood, the European Union and Spanish national law, requires...

    Authors: María Dolores Corbacho-Loarte, Oihane Martín, Sandra Chamorro-Tojeiro, Clara Crespillo-Andújar, Francesca F. Norman, José A. Pérez-Molina, Marta González Sanz, Marta Rosas Cancio-Suárez, Gabriel Ruiz-Calvo, Alberto Richart López, José Miguel Rubio, Rogelio López-Vélez and Begoña Monge-Maillo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:179
  9. Neonatal malaria is defined as the detection of asexual stages of Plasmodium species in the cord blood within the first 28 days of life. It can be congenital or acquired through mosquito bites or blood transfusio...

    Authors: Zerubabel Girma Tesso, Tariku Yigremachew Gossaye, Dereje Sileshi Bekana, Molla Asnake Kebede, Fikretsion Degemu Besir and Nikodimos Eshetu Dabe
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:178
  10. With only one 15 mg primaquine tablet registered by a stringent regulatory authority and marketed, more quality-assured primaquine is needed to meet the demands of malaria elimination.

    Authors: Julie Nguyen Ngoc Pouplin, Thoopmanee Kaendiao, Bilal Ahmad Rahimi, Mayur Soni, Hensi Basopia, Darshana Shah, Jitendra Patil, Vyom Dholakia, Yash Suthar, Joel Tarning, Mavuto Mukaka and Walter R. Taylor
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:176
  11. Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) are the backbone of anti-malarial vector control in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Over recent years the quality and performance of ITNs delivered to PNG decreased, which has likely co...

    Authors: Nakei Bubun, Evodia Anetul, Melanie Koinari, Petrina H. Johnson, Leo S. Makita, Timothy W. Freeman, Leanne J. Robinson, Moses Laman and Stephan Karl
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:175
  12. Severe malaria is a life-threatening infection, particularly affecting children under the age of 5 years in Africa. Current treatment with parenteral artemisinin derivatives is highly efficacious. However, art...

    Authors: Jane Achan, Aïssata Barry, Didier Leroy, George Kamara, Stephan Duparc, Wiweka Kaszubska, Preetam Gandhi, Bénédicte Buffet, Patrick Tshilab, Bernhards Ogutu, Terrie Taylor, Sanjeev Krishna, Naomi Richardson, Hanu Ramachandruni and Hans Rietveld
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:174
  13. National Malaria Programmes (NMPs) monitor the durability of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) to inform procurement and replacement decisions. This is crucial for new dual active ingredients (AI) ITNs, for whic...

    Authors: Jacky Raharinjatovo, Roch Kounbobr Dabiré, Keith Esch, Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Aristide Hien, Tiecoura Camara, Mame Birame Diouf, Allison Belemvire, Lilia Gerberg, Taiwo Samson Awolola, Adama Koné, Djenam Jacob, Sophie Vandecandelaere, Marie Baes and Stephen Poyer
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:173
  14. Nigeria is facing a severe malaria crisis, accounting for a significant proportion of global cases and deaths of malaria. This study aimed to investigate the differences between female-headed households (FHHs)...

    Authors: Si-Yu Xing, Hai-Ting Zhang, Lin-Min Wang, Hong-Zheng Lu, Zhe-Yu Peng, Miao Liu, Chun-Xiao Li and Sheng-Qun Deng
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:171
  15. Nonadherence to national standards for malaria diagnosis and treatment has been reported in Sudan. In this study, qualitative research examined the clinical domains of nonadherence, factors influencing nonadhe...

    Authors: Sahar Khalid Mohamed, Duha Khalid Mohamed, Khansaa Ahmed, Fadwa Saad and Dejan Zurovac
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:170
  16. The primary vector control interventions in Zambia are long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying. Challenges with these interventions include insecticide resistance and the outdoor biting and...

    Authors: Gift Mwaanga, Jacob Ford, Joshua Yukich, Benjamin Chanda, Ruth A. Ashton, Javan Chanda, Buster Munsanje, Emliny Muntanga, Malon Mulota, Christine Simuyandi, Boyd Mulala, Limonty Simubali, Kochelani Saili, Edgar Simulundu, John Miller, Busiku Hamainza…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:169
  17. The recent reduction in malaria burden in Côte d’Ivoire is largely attributable to the use of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs). However, this progress is threatened by insecticide resistance and behavior...

    Authors: Jean-Philippe B. Tia, Emile S. F. Tchicaya, Julien Z. B. Zahouli, Allassane F. Ouattara, Laura Vavassori, Jean-Baptiste Assamoi, Graham Small and Benjamin G. Koudou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:168
  18. Malaria poses a substantial public health threat in Myanmar, indicating the need for rigorous efforts to achieve elimination of the disease nationwide by 2030. The use of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) forms ...

    Authors: Kyawt Mon Win, Kyaw Lwin Show, Jetsumon Sattabongkot and Pyae Linn Aung
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:167
  19. Deforestation is an important driver of malaria dynamics, with a relevant impact on mosquito ecology, including larval habitat availability, blood-feeding behaviour, and peak biting time. The latter is one of ...

    Authors: Leonardo Suveges Moreira Chaves, Eduardo Sterlino Bergo, Sara A. Bickersmith, Gabriel Z. Laporta, Jan E. Conn and Maria Anice Mureb Sallum
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:166
  20. Mexico has experienced a significant reduction in malaria cases over the past two decades. Certification of localities as malaria-free areas (MFAs) has been proposed as a steppingstone before elimination is ac...

    Authors: Denis Escobar, Gabriela González-Olvera, Ángel S. Gómez-Rivera, Juan Navarrete-Carballo, Pedro Mis-Ávila, Raquel Baack-Valle, Guillermo Escalante, Gerardo Reyes-Cabrera, Fabian Correa-Morales, Azael Che-Mendoza, Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, Audrey Lenhart and Pablo Manrique-Saide
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:165
  21. Nets containing pyriproxyfen, an insect growth regulator that sterilizes adult mosquitoes, have become available for malaria control. Suitable methods for investigating vector susceptibility to pyriproxyfen an...

    Authors: Alesha Myers, Josias Fagbohoun, Georgine Houetohossou, Boris Ndombidje, Renaud Govoetchan, Damien Todjinou and Corine Ngufor
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:164
  22. Plasmodium vivax represents the most geographically widespread human malaria parasite affecting civilian and military populations in endemic areas. Targeting the pre-erythrocytic (PE) stage of the parasite life c...

    Authors: Julio A. Ventocilla, L. Lorena Tapia, Reynaldo Ponce, Adriano Franco, Mindy Leelawong, Joao C. Aguiar, G. Christian Baldeviano and Brandon K. Wilder
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:163
  23. Health information systems (HIS) are a pivotal element in epidemiological surveillance. In Brazil, malaria persists as a public health challenge, with 99% of its occurrences concentrated in the Amazon region, ...

    Authors: Klauss Kleydmann Sabino Garcia, Sheila Rodrigues Rodovalho and André M. Siqueira
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:162
  24. Mosquitoes of the Anopheles gambiae complex are one of the major vectors of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. Their ability to transmit this disease of major public health importance is dependent on their abundance,...

    Authors: Willem Takken, Derek Charlwood and Steve W. Lindsay
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:161
  25. Anopheles mosquito resistance to insecticide remains a serious threat to malaria vector control affecting several sub-Sahara African countries, including Côte d’Ivoire, where high pyrethroid, carbamate and organo...

    Authors: Armand K. Ekra, Constant A. V. Edi, Guy Constant N. Gbalegba, Julien Z. B. Zahouli, Mathias Danho and Benjamin G. Koudou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:160
  26. Sustainable reductions in African malaria transmission require innovative tools for mosquito control. One proposal involves the use of low-threshold gene drive in Anopheles vector species, where a ‘causal pathway...

    Authors: John B. Connolly, Austin Burt, George Christophides, Abdoulaye Diabate, Tibebu Habtewold, Penelope A. Hancock, Anthony A. James, Jonathan K. Kayondo, Dickson Wilson Lwetoijera, Alphaxard Manjurano, Andrew R. McKemey, Michael R. Santos, Nikolai Windbichler and Filippo Randazzo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:156
  27. Primaquine (PQ) is the prototype 8-aminoquinoline drug, a class which targets gametocytes and hypnozoites. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends adding a single low dose of primaquine to the standard ...

    Authors: Palang Chotsiri, Almahamoudou Mahamar, Halimatou Diawara, Pius S. Fasinu, Kalifa Diarra, Koualy Sanogo, Teun Bousema, Larry A. Walker, Joelle M. Brown, Alassane Dicko, Roly Gosling, Ingrid Chen and Joel Tarning
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:159
  28. This study aimed to assess the spatial distribution of Anopheles mosquito larval habitats and the environmental factors associated with them, as a prerequisite for the implementation of larviciding.

    Authors: Neil-Michel Longo-Pendy, Silas Lendzele Sevidzem, Boris Kevin Makanga, Saturnin Ndotit-Manguiengha, Stravensky Térence Boussougou-Sambe, Piazzy Obame Ondo Kutomy, Judicaël Obame-Nkoghe, Lynda-Chancelya Nkoghe-Nkoghe, Barclaye Ngossanga, Felicien Kassa Mvoubou, Christophe Roland Zinga Koumba, Ayôla Akim Adegnika, Abdul-Safiou Razack, Jacques François Mavoungou and Rodrigue Mintsa-Nguema
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:158
  29. Perennial malaria chemoprevention (PMC) aims to protect children at risk from severe malaria by the administration of anti-malarial drugs to children of defined ages throughout the year. Sulfadoxine-pyrimetham...

    Authors: Sylvain Landry Birane Faye, Maud Majeres Lugand, André Touré Offianan, Aurélie Dossou-Yovo, Dieudonné Kouakou M’Bra Kouadio and Felix Pinto
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:157
  30. Cameroon is one of the countries with the highest burden of malaria. Since 2018, there has been an ongoing conflict in the country, which has reduced access to healthcare for populations in affected regions, a...

    Authors: Margaret Ebob Besem E.O, Elisabeth G. Chestnutt, Laura Donovan, Ann-Sophie Stratil, Helen Counihan, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Helen Hawkings, Blanka Homolova, Kolawole Maxwell, Kevin Baker, Yakouba Zoungrana, Elvis Asangbeng Tanue, Glennise Ayuk, Noukeme Bibiche Modjenpa, Alain Metuge, Isabelle Nganmou…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:155
  31. Plasmodium falciparum malaria is a public health issue mostly seen in tropical countries. Until now, there is no effective malaria vaccine against antigens specific to the blood-stage of P. falciparum infection. ...

    Authors: Mahugnon L. Erasme Gbaguidi, Rafiou Adamou, Sofie Edslev, Anita Hansen, Nadia D. Domingo, Celia Dechavanne, Achille Massougbodji, André Garcia, Michael Theisen, Jacqueline Milet, Eduardo A. Donadi and David Courtin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:154
  32. The attractive targeted sugar bait (ATSB) is a novel malaria vector control tool designed to attract and kill mosquitoes using a sugar-based bait, laced with oral toxicant. Western Province, Zambia, was one of...

    Authors: Annie Arnzen, Joseph Wagman, Chama Chishya, Erica Orange, Thomas P. Eisele, Joshua Yukich, Ruth A. Ashton, Javan Chanda, Jimmy Sakala, Benjamin Chanda, Rayford Muyabe, Tresford Kaniki, Mwansa Mwenya, Gift Mwaanga, Will T. Eaton, Brooke Mancuso…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:153
  33. Malaria is a major public health concern in Ethiopia, where more than half of the population lives in malaria risk areas. While several studies have been conducted in different eco-epidemiological settings in ...

    Authors: Kinfu Boresa, Tariku Belay, Abdissa Biruksew, Eshetu Alemayehu and Endalew Zemene
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:152
  34. Sporozoite invasion of hepatocytes is an essential step in the Plasmodium life-cycle and has similarities, at the cellular level, to merozoite invasion of erythrocytes. In the case of the Plasmodium blood-stage, ...

    Authors: Rameswara R. Segireddy, Hugo Belda, Annie S. P. Yang, Kirsten Dundas, Julia Knoeckel, Francis Galaway, Laura Wood, Doris Quinkert, Ellen Knuepfer, Moritz Treeck, Gavin J. Wright and Alexander D. Douglas
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:151
  35. Emerging artemisinin partial resistance and diagnostic resistance are a threat to malaria control in Africa. Plasmodium falciparum kelch13 (k13) propeller-domain mutations that confer artemisinin partial resistan...

    Authors: Cecile Schreidah, David Giesbrecht, Pierre Gashema, Neeva Wernsman Young, Tharcisse Munyaneza, Claude Mambo Muvunyi, Kyaw Thwai, Jean-Baptiste Mazarati, Jeffrey A. Bailey, Jonathan J. Juliano and Corine Karema
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:150
  36. Malaria elimination in Senegal requires accurate diagnosis of all Plasmodium species. Plasmodium falciparum is the most prevalent species in Senegal, although Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale, and recently P...

    Authors: Aida S. Badiane, Bassirou Ngom, Tolla Ndiaye, Deirdre Cunningham, James Campbell, Amy Gaye, Aita Sène, Mouhamad Sy, Daouda Ndiaye, Davis Nwakanma and Jean Langhorne
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:149
  37. Vector control using insecticides is a key prevention strategy against malaria. Unfortunately, insecticide resistance in mosquitoes threatens all progress in malaria control. In the perspective of managing thi...

    Authors: Behi Kouadio Fodjo, Emile Tchicaya, Laurence Aya Yao, Constant Edi, Alassane Foungoye Ouattara, Loukou Bernard Kouassi, Firmain N’dri Yokoly and Koudou Guibéhi Benjamin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:148
  38. In Uganda, village health workers (VHWs) manage childhood illness under the integrated community case management (iCCM) strategy. Care is provided for malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhoea in a community setting. ...

    Authors: Edgar Mulogo, Moses Ntaro, Andrew Wesuta, Jane Namusisi, Peter Kawungezi, Vincent Batwala and Michael Matte
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:147
  39. In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) initiated three cycles of dihydroartemisin-piperaquine (DHA-PQ) mass drug administration (MDA) for children aged three months to 15 years w...

    Authors: Eve Robinson, Adelaide Ouabo, Letitia Rose, Felipe van Braak, Jorieke Vyncke, Roberto Wright, Nell Gray, Narcisse Simon Sakama, Emmanuel Joao Aboukar, Methode Mberyo Fierte, Daniel Woinzoukou, Linn Ewers, Christian Serpande, Susanne Stein, Elburg Van Boetzelaer, Odilon Auguste Kpahina…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:146
  40. A single 300 mg dose of tafenoquine (an 8-aminoquinoline), in combination with a standard 3-day course of chloroquine, is approved in several countries for the radical cure (prevention of relapse) of Plasmodium v...

    Authors: Raman Sharma, Hema Sharma, Siôn Jones, Isabelle Borghini-Fuhrer, Gonzalo J. Domingo, Rachel A. Gibson, Katie Rolfe, Lionel Tan, Ioana Gabriela Fiţa, Chao Chen, Panayota Bird, Anup Pingle and Stephan Duparc
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:145
  41. Monitoring therapeutic efficacy is important to ensure the efficacy of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) for malaria. The current first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria recommended by the Nat...

    Authors: Ibrahim M. Laminou, Ibrahima Issa, Eric Adehossi, Kabirou Maman, Hadiza Jackou, Eric Coulibaly, Zilahatou B. Tohon, Jehan Ahmed, Elisha Sanoussi and Daniel Koko
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:144
  42. Despite continuous prevention and control strategies in place, malaria remains a major public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa including Ethiopia. Moreover, prevalence of malaria differs in different geogr...

    Authors: Girma Yutura, Fekadu Massebo, Nigatu Eligo, Abena Kochora and Teklu Wegayehu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:143
  43. The newly developed malaria vaccine called “R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine” showed a high safety and efficacy level, and Ghana is the first country to approve this new vaccine. The present study aimed to evaluat...

    Authors: Mohamed Fakhry Hussein, Frank Kyei-Arthur, Marina Saleeb, Sylvester Kyei-Gyamfi, Theophilus Abutima, Ignatius Great Sakada and Ramy Mohamed Ghazy
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:142
  44. The development of resistance by Plasmodium falciparum is a burdening hazard that continues to undermine the strides made to alleviate malaria. As such, there is an increasing need to find new alternative strateg...

    Authors: Muzi N. Buthelezi, Vhahangwele G. Tshililo, Abidemi P. Kappo and Mthokozisi B. C. Simelane
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:141
  45. Plasmodium vivax relapses due to dormant liver hypnozoites can be prevented with primaquine. However, the dose must be adjusted in individuals with glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. In French G...

    Authors: Laureen Dahuron, Juste Goungounga, Moustapha Drame, Maylis Douine, Mathieu Nacher, Théo Blaise, Emilie Mosnier, Lise Musset, Marie Fouillet, Félix Djossou and Loïc Epelboin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:140
  46. In 2021 and 2023, the World Health Organization approved RTS,S/AS01 and R21/Matrix M malaria vaccines, respectively, for routine immunization of children in African countries with moderate to high transmission...

    Authors: Beatus M. Lyimo, Catherine Bakari, Zachary R. Popkin-Hall, David J. Giesbrecht, Misago D. Seth, Dativa Pereus, Zulfa I. Shabani, Ramadhan Moshi, Ruth Boniface, Celine I. Mandara, Rashid Madebe, Jonathan J. Juliano, Jeffrey A. Bailey and Deus S. Ishengoma
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:139
  47. Artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum threatens global malaria elimination efforts. To contain and then eliminate artemisinin resistance in Eastern Myanmar a network of community-based malaria posts was...

    Authors: Aung Myint Thu, Aung Pyae Phyo, Chanapat Pateekhum, Jade D. Rae, Jordi Landier, Daniel M. Parker, Gilles Delmas, Wanitda Watthanaworawit, Alistair R. D. McLean, Ann Arya, Ann Reyes, Xue Li, Olivo Miotto, Kyaw Soe, Elizabeth A. Ashley, Arjen Dondorp…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:138

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