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  1. Malaria is a deadly disease caused by Plasmodium spp. Several blood phenotypes have been associated with malarial resistance, which suggests a genetic component to immune protection.

    Authors: Amir Ariff, Yong Song, Ruth Aguilar, Augusto Nhabomba, Maria Nelia Manaca, Siew-Kim Khoo, Selma Wiertsema, Quique Bassat, Arnoldo Barbosa, Llorenç Quintó, Ingrid A. Laing, Caterina Guinovart, Pedro L. Alonso, Carlota Dobaño, Peter Le Souëf and Guicheng Zhang
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:177
  2. Joint efforts by government and non-government organizations have helped to reduce malaria in Bangladesh and set the country on a clear path to eventual malaria elimination. However, achieving that goal would ...

    Authors: Hasan Mohammad Al-Amin, Isabella Rodriguez, Ching Swe Phru, Wasif A. Khan, Rashidul Haque, Bernard L. Nahlen, Timothy A. Burton, Mohammad Shafiul Alam and Neil F. Lobo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:176
  3. Predicting the risk of malaria in countries certified malaria-free is crucial for the prevention of re-introduction. This review aimed to identify and describe existing prediction models for malaria re-introdu...

    Authors: Guangyu Lu, Dongying Zhang, Juan Chen, Yuanyuan Cao, Liying Chai, Kaixuan Liu, Zeying Chong, Yuying Zhang, Yan Lu, Anna-Katharina Heuschen, Olaf Müller, Guoding Zhu and Jun Cao
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:175
  4. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that when peripheral malarial parasitaemia is quantified by thick film microscopy, an actual white blood cell (WBC) count from a concurrently collected blood samp...

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    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:174
  5. Vitamin D supplementation is recommended as an effective adjunct to counteract malaria pathogenesis, but the evidence on this point is limited and controversial. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed ...

    Authors: Narges Kalantari, Mahdi Sepidarkish, Salman Ghaffari and Sahar Rostami-Mansoor
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:173
  6. Many geographical areas of sub-Saharan Africa, especially in rural settings, lack complete and up-to-date demographic data, posing a challenge for implementation and evaluation of public health interventions a...

    Authors: Paula Ruiz-Castillo, Saimado Imputiua, Kexin Xie, Eldo Elobolobo, Patricia Nicolas, Julia Montaña, Edgar Jamisse, Humberto Munguambe, Felisbela Materrula, Aina Casellas, Xinwei Deng, Achla Marathe, Regina Rabinovich, Francisco Saute, Carlos Chaccour and Charfudin Sacoor
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:172
  7. Pfcrt gene has been associated with chloroquine resistance and the pfmdr1 gene can alter malaria parasite susceptibility to lumefantrine, mefloquine, and chloroquine. In the absence of chloroquine (CQ) and extens...

    Authors: Geletta Tadele, Aminata Jawara, Mary Oboh, Eniyou Oriero, Sisay Dugassa, Alfred Amambua-Ngwa and Lemu Golassa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:171
  8. Plasmodium species of non-human primates (NHP) are of great interest because they can naturally infect humans. Plasmodium simium, a parasite restricted to the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, was recently shown to caus...

    Authors: Lara Cotta Amaral, Yanka Evellyn Alves Rodrigues Salazar, Denise Anete Madureira de Alvarenga, Anielle de Pina-Costa, Ana Júlia Dutra Nunes, Júlio Cesar de Souza Junior, Gustavo Henrique Pereira Gonçalves, Zelinda Maria Braga Hirano, Sílvia Bahadian Moreira, Alcides Pissinatti, Cláudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro, Taís Nóbrega de Sousa and Cristiana Ferreira Alves de Brito
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:170
  9. In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), malaria remains a public health problem despite recent reports of declining incidence. Severe malaria is a multiorgan disease with wide-ranging clinical spectra and outcomes that h...

    Authors: Cate Namayanja, Egiru Emma Isaiah Eregu, Paul Ongodia, Charles Benard Okalebo, William Okiror, Francis Okello, Ambrose Okibure, George Paasi, Hellen Kakungulu, Abongo Grace, Rita Muhindo, Duncan Banks, Chebet Martin, Simon Taylor-Robinson and Peter Olupot-Olupot
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:169
  10. 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 22:168

    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2023 22:147

  11. Malaria control is highly dependent on the effectiveness of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT), the current frontline malaria curative treatment. Unfortunately, the emergence and spread of parasites r...

    Authors: Mamadou Samb Yade, Baba Dièye, Romain Coppée, Aminata Mbaye, Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Khadim Diongue, Justine Bailly, Atikatou Mama, Awa Fall, Alphonse Birane Thiaw, Ibrahima Mbaye Ndiaye, Tolla Ndiaye, Amy Gaye, Abdoulaye Tine, Younouss Diédhiou, Amadou Mactar Mbaye…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:167
  12. Many rural communities in Malaysian Borneo and Southeast Asia are at risk of Plasmodium knowlesi malaria. Multiple factors contribute to infection, however, a deep understanding of illness causation and preventio...

    Authors: Nurul Athirah Naserrudin, Pauline Pau Lin Yong, April Monroe, Richard Culleton, Sara Elizabeth Baumann, Shigeharu Sato, Rozita Hod, Mohammad Saffree Jeffree, Kamruddin Ahmed and Mohd Rohaizat Hassan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:166
  13. Substandard anti-malarial agents pose a significant challenge to effective malaria control and elimination efforts especially in sub-Saharan Africa. The quality of anti-malarials in most low-and-middle income ...

    Authors: Moses Ocan, Loyce Nakalembe, Caroline Otike, Denis Omali, Allan Buzibye and Sam Nsobya
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:165
  14. Malaria is a worldwide infectious disease. For countries that have achieved malaria elimination, the prevention of re-establishment due to infections in returned travellers has become important. The accurate a...

    Authors: Jingyao Wu, Jianxia Tang, Weiming Wang, Gangcheng Chen, Xiaoqin He, Sui Xu, Yuanyuan Cao, Yaping Gu, Guoding Zhu and Jun Cao
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:163
  15. Reducing the risk of recurrent Plasmodium vivax malaria is critical for malaria control and elimination. Primaquine (PQ) is the only widely available drug against P. vivax dormant liver stages, but is recommended...

    Authors: Annisa Rahmalia, Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo, Chandra U. R. Landuwulang, Maya Ronse, Enny Kenangalem, Faustina H. Burdam, Kamala Thriemer, Angela Devine, Ric N. Price, Koen Peeters Grietens, Benedikt Ley and Charlotte Gryseels
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:162
  16. The unmet demand for effective malaria transmission-blocking agents targeting the transmissible stages of Plasmodium necessitates intensive discovery efforts. In this study, a bioactive bisbenzylisoquinoline (BBI...

    Authors: Jackson M. Muema, James M. Mutunga, Meshack A. Obonyo, Merid N. Getahun, Ramadhan S. Mwakubambanya, Hoseah M. Akala, Agnes C. Cheruiyot, Redemptah A. Yeda, Dennis W. Juma, Ben Andagalu, Jaree L. Johnson, Amanda L. Roth and Joel L. Bargul
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:161
  17. Malaria remains one of the most serious public health problems in sub-Saharan Africa and Mozambique is the world's fourth largest contributor, with 4.7% of disease cases and 3.6% of total deaths due to malaria...

    Authors: Clemente da Silva, Daniela Matias, Brigite Dias, Beatriz Cancio, Miguel Silva, Ruben Viegas, Nordino Chivale, Sonia Luis, Crizolgo Salvador, Denise Duarte, Paulo Arnaldo, Sonia Enosse and Fatima Nogueira
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:160
  18. For blood-stage malaria vaccine development, the in vitro growth inhibition assay (GIA) has been widely used to evaluate functionality of vaccine-induced antibodies (Ab), and Plasmodium falciparum reticulocyte-bi...

    Authors: Kazutoyo Miura, Ababacar Diouf, Michael P. Fay, Jordan R. Barrett, Ruth O. Payne, Ally I. Olotu, Angela M. Minassian, Sarah E. Silk, Simon J. Draper and Carole A. Long
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:159
  19. Malaria remains a public health concern globally. Resistance to anti-malarial drugs has consistently threatened the gains in controlling the malaria parasites. Currently, artemether-lumefantrine (AL) and dihyd...

    Authors: Beatrice Gachie, Kelvin Thiong’o, Brenda Muriithi, Jean Chepngetich, Noah Onchieku, Jeremiah Gathirwa, Peter Mwitari, Gabriel Magoma, Daniel Kiboi and Francis Kimani
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:158
  20. Malaria remains a common course of morbidity in many sub-Saharan African countries. While treatment options have improved in recent times, inappropriate prescription seems conventional among providers, increas...

    Authors: Genevieve Cecilia Aryeetey, Justice Nonvignon, Keziah Malm, Richmond Owusu, Bright Sasu Baabu, Nana Yaw Peprah, Samuel Agyei Agyemang, Jacob Novignon, Samuel Amon, Duah Dwomoh and Moses Aikins
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:157
  21. Over the past decade, implementation of multiple malaria control strategies in most countries has largely contributed to advance the global malaria elimination agenda. Nevertheless, in some regions, seasonal e...

    Authors: Sean M. Patrick, Marc-Karim Bendiane, Taneshka Kruger, Bernice N. Harris, Megan A. Riddin, Helene Trehard, Christiaan de Jager, Riana Bornman and Jean Gaudart
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:156
  22. In Gabon, children under 5 years of age and pregnant women are the populations who are most at risk of malaria. Despite the presence of accessible health facilities, the community-based management of childhood...

    Authors: Judicaël Boris Lendongo Wombo, Chérone Nancy Mbani Mpega Ntigui, Lydie Sandrine Oyegue-Liabagui, Euloge Ibinga, Sydney Maghendji-Nzondo, Franck Mounioko, Steede Seinnat Ontoua, Alain Prince Okouga, Jean Bernard Lekana-Douki and Edgard Brice Ngoungou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:155
  23. In Nigeria, declining responsiveness to artemether–lumefantrine (AL), the artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) of choice since 2005, has been reported. Pyronaridine–artesunate (PA) is a newer fixed-dose...

    Authors: Catherine O. Falade, Adebola E. Orimadegun, Fiyinfoluwa I. Olusola, Obaro S. Michael, Oluwafunmibi E. Anjorin, Roland I. Funwei, Aduragbenro D. Adedapo, Abiola L. Olusanya, Bose E. Orimadegun and Olugbenga A. Mokuolu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:154
  24. Post malarial neurological syndrome (PMNS) occurs as a sequel of cerebral malaria which is the most deadly form of severe malaria. In holo-endemic regions (areas of high malarial transmission) all forms of sev...

    Authors: Bertha C. Ekeh, Ebrima Bah, Ya Fatou B M Jobe, Aji F. Daboer, Mariama Gomez and Ridhwan A. Lanlokun
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:153
  25. Paleomicrobiological data have clarified that Plasmodium spp. was circulating in the past in southern European populations, which are now devoid of malaria. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of i...

    Authors: Mahmoud A. Boualam, Annick Heitzmann, Florence Mousset, Gérard Aboudharam, Michel Drancourt and Bruno Pradines
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:151
  26. In Alibori and Donga, two departments of high malaria incidence of Northern Benin, pirimiphos-methyl, mixture deltamethrin + clothianidin, as well as clothianidin were used at large scale for IRS. The present ...

    Authors: Esdras Mahoutin Odjo, Albert Sourou Salako, Germain Gil Padonou, Boulais Yovogan, Constantin Jésukèdè Adoha, Bruno Adjottin, André Aimé Sominahouin, Arthur Sovi, Razaki Osse, Casimir D. Kpanou, Hermann W. Sagbohan, Armel Djenontin, Clement Agbangla and Martin C. Akogbeto
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:150
  27. 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
  28. 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

  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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

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