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  1. Cerebral malaria (CM) is associated with morbidity and mortality despite the use of potent anti-malarial agents. Brain endothelial cell activation and dysfunction from oxidative and inflammatory host responses...

    Authors: Neida K. Mita-Mendoza, Ariel Magallon-Tejada, Priyanka Parmar, Raquel Furtado, Margaret Aldrich, Alex Saidi, Terrie Taylor, Joe Smith, Karl Seydel and Johanna P. Daily

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:376

    Content type: Research

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  2. Genomic surveillance of malaria parasite populations has the potential to inform control strategies and to monitor the impact of interventions. Barcodes comprising large numbers of single nucleotide polymorphi...

    Authors: Abebe A. Fola, Eline Kattenberg, Zahra Razook, Dulcie Lautu-Gumal, Stuart Lee, Somya Mehra, Melanie Bahlo, James Kazura, Leanne J. Robinson, Moses Laman, Ivo Mueller and Alyssa E. Barry

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:375

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  3. Anti-malarial drugs play a critical role in reducing malaria morbidity and mortality, but their role is mediated by their effectiveness. Effectiveness is defined as the probability that an anti-malarial drug w...

    Authors: Giulia Rathmes, Susan F. Rumisha, Tim C. D. Lucas, Katherine A. Twohig, Andre Python, Michele Nguyen, Anita K. Nandi, Suzanne H. Keddie, Emma L. Collins, Jennifer A. Rozier, Harry S. Gibson, Elisabeth G. Chestnutt, Katherine E. Battle, Georgina S. Humphreys, Punam Amratia, Rohan Arambepola…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:374

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  4. Several types of insecticides, treating technologies and materials are available for long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs). The variations may result in different efficacies against mosquitoes and corr...

    Authors: Noriko Tamari, Noboru Minakawa, George O. Sonye, Beatrice Awuor, James O. Kongere, Muneaki Hashimoto, Masatoshi Kataoka and Stephen Munga

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:373

    Content type: Research

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  5. District Health Information Systems 2 (DHIS2) is used for supporting health information management in 67 countries, including Solomon Islands. However, there have been few published evaluations of the performa...

    Authors: Kinley Wangdi, Haribondu Sarma, John Leaburi, Emma McBryde and Archie C. A. Clements

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:372

    Content type: Research

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  6. Progress in controlling malaria has stalled in recent years. Today the malaria burden is increasingly concentrated in a few countries, including Burkina Faso, where malaria is not declining. A cohort study was...

    Authors: Jean Baptiste Yaro, Alphonse Ouedraogo, Z. Amidou Ouedraogo, Amidou Diarra, Malik Lankouande, Efundem Agboraw, Eve Worrall, Kobié Hyacinthe Toe, Antoine Sanou, W. Moussa Guelbeogo, N’Fale Sagnon, Hilary Ranson, Alfred B. Tiono, Steven W. Lindsay and Anne L. Wilson

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:371

    Content type: Research

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  7. We present two conundra in the biology of intraerythrocytic malaria parasite: how an apparent open parasitophorous duct provide direct access of only a select set of serum proteins to the parasitophorous vacuo...

    Authors: Prapon Wilairat and Saranya Auparakkitanon

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:370

    Content type: Opinion

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  8. Malaria is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality among school-age children (SAC) in sub-Saharan Africa. SAC account for more than 60% of the reservoir of malaria transmission, but they are given l...

    Authors: Zerihun Zerdo, Hilde Bastiaens, Sibyl Anthierens, Fekadu Massebo, Matewos Masne, Gelila Biresaw, Misgun Shewangizaw, Abayneh Tunje, Yilma Chisha, Tsegaye Yohannes and Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:369

    Content type: Research

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  9. Plasmodium spp. and hepatitis B virus (HBV) are among the most common infectious diseases in underdeveloped countries. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of Plasmodium spp. and HBV co-infection in peopl...

    Authors: Kwuntida Uthaisar Kotepui and Manas Kotepui

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:368

    Content type: Research

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  10. Reticulocyte binding protein-like homologs (RHs) are currently being evaluated as anti-erythrocytic stage vaccine targets against Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Present study explores the possible evolutionary dr...

    Authors: Sharmistha Ghoshal, Pramita Chowdhury, Sanhita Ray, Mitashree Mitra, Sumana Datta Kanjilal, Srikanta Sen, Anjan Kr. Dasgupta and Sanghamitra Sengupta

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:367

    Content type: Research

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  11. Ghana is among the high-burden countries for malaria infections and recently reported a notable increase in malaria cases. While asymptomatic parasitaemia is increasingly recognized as a hurdle for malaria eli...

    Authors: Melina Heinemann, Richard O. Phillips, Christof D. Vinnemeier, Christina C. Rolling, Egbert Tannich and Thierry Rolling

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:366

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  12. Emergence of anti-malarial drug resistance and perpetual increase in malaria incidence necessitates the development of novel anti-malarials. Histone deacetylases (HDAC) has been shown to be a promising target ...

    Authors: Vijay Potluri, Radha K. Shandil, R. Gavara, Ganesh Sambasivam, Brice Campo, Sergio Wittlin and Shridhar Narayanan

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:365

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  13. The immune mechanisms that determine whether a Plasmodium falciparum infection would be symptomatic or asymptomatic are not fully understood. Several studies have been carried out to characterize the associations...

    Authors: Diana Ahu Prah, Linda Eva Amoah, Matthew P. Gibbins, Yaw Bediako, Aubrey J. Cunnington, Gordon A. Awandare and Julius Clemence R. Hafalla

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:364

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  14. Sequencing technology advancements opened new opportunities to use transcriptomics for studying malaria pathology and epidemiology. Even though in recent years the study of whole parasite transcriptome proved ...

    Authors: Michal Kucharski, Jaishree Tripathi, Sourav Nayak, Lei Zhu, Grennady Wirjanata, Rob W. van der Pluijm, Mehul Dhorda, Arjen Dondorp and Zbynek Bozdech

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:363

    Content type: Methodology

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  15. The pathogenesis of Plasmodium falciparum malaria is related to the ability of parasite‑infected erythrocytes (IEs) to adhere to the vascular endothelium (cytoadhesion/sequestration) or to surrounding uninfected ...

    Authors: Mary Lopez-Perez, William van der Puije, Filip C. Castberg, Michael F. Ofori and Lars Hviid

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:362

    Content type: Research

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  16. The development of malaria vaccines is constrained by genetic polymorphisms exhibited by Plasmodium falciparum antigens. The project the age-dependent distribution of alleles or haplotypes of three P. falciparum ...

    Authors: Constance Agwang, Joseph Erume, Brenda Okech, Joseph Olobo and Thomas G. Egwang

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:361

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  17. Suriname has accomplished a steep decline in malaria burden, even reaching elimination levels. Plasmodium serology data are not available for Suriname and even extremely scarce within the region, therefore malari...

    Authors: Mergiory Y. Labadie-Bracho, Farah T. van Genderen and Malti R. Adhin

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:360

    Content type: Research

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  18. The value of malaria eradication, the permanent reduction to zero of the worldwide incidence of malaria infection caused by human malaria parasites, would be enormous. However, the expected value of an investm...

    Authors: Joe Brew, Menno Pradhan, Jacqueline Broerse and Quique Bassat

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:359

    Content type: Research

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  19. Malaria, malnutrition and anaemia are major public health problems in Yemen, with Hodeidah being the most malaria-afflicted governorate. To address the lack of relevant studies, this study was conducted to det...

    Authors: Talal S. Alwajeeh, Rashad Abdul-Ghani, Amal F. Allam, Hoda F. Farag, Safia S. M. Khalil, Amel Y. Shehab, Mona H. El-Sayad, Raed A. Alharbi, Shaia S. R. Almalki and Ahmed A. Azazy

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:358

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  20. When seeking a human for a blood meal, mosquitoes use several cues to detect and find their hosts. From this knowledge, counter-flow odour-baited traps have been developed that use a combination of CO2, human-mim...

    Authors: Antoine Cribellier, Jeroen Spitzen, Henry Fairbairn, Cedric van de Geer, Johan L. van Leeuwen and Florian T. Muijres

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:357

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  21. Malaria was first reported in Rwanda in the early 1900s with significant heterogeneity and volatility in transmission over subsequent decades. Here, a comprehensive literature review of malaria transmission pa...

    Authors: Corine Karema, Shawn Wen, Abigail Sidibe, Jennifer L. Smith, Roly Gosling, Emmanuel Hakizimana, Marcel Tanner, Abdisalan M. Noor and Allison Tatarsky

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:356

    Content type: Case study

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  22. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Kobié H. Toé, Frank Mechan, Julie-Anne A. Tangena, Marion Morris, Joanna Solino, Emile F. S. Tchicaya, Alphonse Traoré, Hanafy Ismail, James Maas, Natalie Lissenden, Margaret Pinder, Steve W. Lindsay, Alfred B. Tiono, Hilary Ranson and N’Falé Sagnon

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:355

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2019 18:383

  23. Understanding local anopheline vector species and their bionomic traits, as well as related human factors, can help combat gaps in protection.

    Authors: James A. Martin, Allison L. Hendershot, Iván Alejandro Saá Portilla, Daniel J. English, Madeline Woodruff, Claudia A. Vera-Arias, Bibiana E. Salazar-Costa, Juan José Bustillos, Fabián E. Saénz, Sofía Ocaña-Mayorga, Cristian Koepfli and Neil F. Lobo

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:354

    Content type: Research

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  24. Declining malaria prevalence and pressure on external funding have increased the need for efficiency in malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Modelled Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate (PfPR) maps are in...

    Authors: Ludovica Ghilardi, George Okello, Linda Nyondo-Mipando, Chawanangwa Mahebere Chirambo, Fathy Malongo, Jenna Hoyt, Jieun Lee, Yovitha Sedekia, Justin Parkhurst, Jo Lines, Robert W. Snow, Caroline A. Lynch and Jayne Webster

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:353

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  25. This is now a concern that malaria eradication will not be achieved without the introduction of novel control tools. Microbiological control might be able to make a greater contribution to vector control in th...

    Authors: Edounou Jacques Gnambani, Etienne Bilgo, Adama Sanou, Roch K. Dabiré and Abdoulaye Diabaté

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:352

    Content type: Research

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  26. Madagascar’s Malaria National Strategic Plan 2018–2022 calls for progressive malaria elimination beginning in low-incidence districts (< 1 case/1000 population). Optimizing access to prompt diagnosis and quali...

    Authors: Anjoli Anand, Rachel Favero, Catherine Dentinger, Andrianandraina Ralaivaomisa, Sitraka Ramamonjisoa, Oliva Rabozakandraina, Eliane Razafimandimby, Jocelyn Razafindrakoto, Katherine Wolf, Laura Steinhardt, Patricia Gomez, Malanto Rabary, Mauricette Nambinisoa Andriamananjara, Sedera Aurélien Mioramalala and Jean-Pierre Rakotovao

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:351

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  27. Certain species of macaques are natural hosts of Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium cynomolgi, which can both cause malaria in humans, and Plasmodium inui, which can be experimentally transmitted to humans. A sig...

    Authors: Wirasak Fungfuang, Chanya Udom, Daraka Tongthainan, Khamisah Abdul Kadir and Balbir Singh

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:350

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  28. This study aimed at detecting PfHRP2 and pLDH malaria antigens in urine and salivary specimens of suspected malaria patients using RDT kits, and identifying factors influencing the detection of these antigens.

    Authors: Enoch Aninagyei, Joseph Abraham, Paul Atiiga, Shadrach Duodu Antwi, Stephen Bamfo and Desmond Omane Acheampong

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:349

    Content type: Research

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  29. Deforestation and land use change is widespread in Madagascar, altering local ecosystems and creating opportunities for disease vectors, such as the Anopheles mosquito, to proliferate and more easily reach vulner...

    Authors: Nicholas J. Arisco, Benjamin L. Rice, Luciano M. Tantely, Romain Girod, Gauthier N. Emile, Hervet J. Randriamady, Marcia C. Castro and Christopher D. Golden

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:348

    Content type: Research

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  30. Malaria in pregnancy (MiP) is an important public health problem across sub-Saharan Africa. The package of measures for its control in Ghana in the last 20 years include regular use of long-lasting insecticide...

    Authors: Matilda Aberese-Ako, Pascal Magnussen, Margaret Gyapong, Gifty D. Ampofo and Harry Tagbor

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:347

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  31. Following malaria elimination, Sri Lanka was free from indigenous transmission for six consecutive years, until the first introduced case was reported in December 2018. The source of transmission (index case) ...

    Authors: Manonath M. Marasinghe, Vissundara M. Karunasena, Arundika S. Seneratne, Hema D. B. Herath, Deepika Fernando, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Kamini N. Mendis and Dewanee Ranaweera

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:346

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  32. Surveillance of low-density infections and of exposure to vectors is crucial to understand where malaria elimination might be feasible, and where the risk of outbreaks is high. Archived rapid diagnostic tests ...

    Authors: André Barembaye Sagna, Mohammad Golam Kibria, Shamsun Naher, Shayla Islam, M. M. Aktaruzzaman, Mohammad Shafiul Alam and Cristian Koepfli

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:345

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  33. Despite extensive irrigation development in Ethiopia, limited studies assessed the impact of irrigation on malaria vector mosquito composition, abundance and seasonality. This study aimed to evaluate the impac...

    Authors: Assalif Demissew, Dawit Hawaria, Solomon Kibret, Abebe Animut, Arega Tsegaye, Ming-Cheih Lee, Guiyun Yan and Delenasaw Yewhalaw

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:344

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  34. Malaria primarily affects populations living in poor socioeconomic conditions, with limited access to basic services, deteriorating environmental conditions, and barriers to accessing health services. Control ...

    Authors: Carol Yovanna Rosero, Gloria Isabel Jaramillo, Franco Andrés Montenegro, César García and Arelis Alexandra Coral

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:343

    Content type: Research

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  35. Sri Lanka was certified as a malaria-free nation in 2016; however, imported malaria cases continue to be reported. Evidence-based information on the genetic structure/diversity of the parasite populations is u...

    Authors: Rajika L. Dewasurendra, Mary Lynn Baniecki, Stephen Schaffner, Yamuna Siriwardena, Jade Moon, R. Doshi, Sharmini Gunawardena, Rachel F. Daniels, Daniel Neafsey, Sarah Volkman, Naduviladath V. Chandrasekharan, Dyann F. Wirth and Nadira D. Karunaweera

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:342

    Content type: Research

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  36. Mosquito-proofing of houses using wire mesh screens is gaining greater recognition as a practical intervention for reducing exposure to malaria transmitting mosquitoes. Screening potentially protects all perso...

    Authors: Peter Njoroge Ng’ang’a, Collins Okoyo, Charles Mbogo and Clifford Maina Mutero

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:341

    Content type: Research

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  37. The National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) of Mali has had recent success decreasing malaria transmission using 3rd generation indoor residual spraying (IRS) products in areas with pyrethroid resistance, pr...

    Authors: Joseph Wagman, Idrissa Cissé, Diakalkia Kone, Seydou Fomba, Erin Eckert, Jules Mihigo, Elie Bankineza, Mamadou Bah, Diadier Diallo, Christelle Gogue, Kenzie Tynuv, Andrew Saibu, Jason H. Richardson, Christen Fornadel, Laurence Slutsker and Molly Robertson

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:340

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  38. Many malaria endemic countries are heading towards malaria elimination through the use of case management and vector control strategies, which employ surveillance, improving access to early diagnosis, prompt t...

    Authors: Praveen K. Bharti, Harsh Rajvanshi, Sekh Nisar, Himanshu Jayswar, Kalyan B. Saha, Man Mohan Shukla, Ashok K. Mishra, Ravendra K. Sharma, Aparup Das, Harpreet Kaur, Suman L. Wattal and Altaf A. Lal

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:339

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  39. Plasmodium falciparum parasites are known to exhibit extensive genetic diversity in areas of high transmission intensity and infected individuals in such communities often harbour several complex mixtures of para...

    Authors: Segun Isaac Oyedeji, Peter Usman Bassi, Samuel Adeola Oyedeji, Olusola Ojurongbe and Henrietta Oluwatoyin Awobode

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:338

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  40. Use of insecticide-treated net (ITN) has been identified by the World Health Organization as an effective approach for malaria prevention. The government of Uganda has instituted measures to enhance ITN supply...

    Authors: Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Yusuf Olushola Kareem and Sanni Yaya

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:337

    Content type: Research

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  41. Malaria remains the top infectious disease threat facing the U.S. military in many forward operating environments. Compliance with malaria chemoprophylaxis remains a critical component in preventing malaria in...

    Authors: Jeffrey Livezey, Patrick Twomey, Meshell Morrison, Susan Cicatelli, Elizabeth H. Duncan, Melinda Hamer, Christine Lee, Jack Hutter, Kristin Mills, Jesse DeLuca, Lucas Poon, Daniel Selig, Chau Vuong, Jason Sousa, Thomas Oliver, Jason Bennett…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:336

    Content type: Research

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  42. Haemosporidians (Apicomplexa, Protista) are obligate heteroxenous parasites of vertebrates and blood-sucking dipteran insects. Avian haemosporidians comprise more than 250 species traditionally classified into...

    Authors: Josef Harl, Tanja Himmel, Gediminas Valkiūnas, Mikas Ilgūnas, Támas Bakonyi and Herbert Weissenböck

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:335

    Content type: Research

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  43. The emergence and spread of artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum poses a threat to malaria eradication, including China’s plan to eliminate malaria by 2020. Piperaquine (PPQ) resistance has emerged in ...

    Authors: Fang Huang, Biraj Shrestha, Hui Liu, Lin-Hua Tang, Shui-Sen Zhou, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Shannon Takala-Harrison, Pascal Ringwald, Myaing M. Nyunt and Christopher V. Plowe

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:334

    Content type: Research

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  44. Irrigation systems have been identified as one of the factors promoting malaria disease around agricultural farms in sub-Saharan Africa. However, if improved water management strategy is adopted during rice cu...

    Authors: Innocent Djègbè, Merdie Zinsou, Edia Flavien Dovonou, Geneviève Tchigossou, Murielle Soglo, Razack Adéoti, Brice Gbaguidi, Seun Atoyebi, Fabrice Chandre, Martin Akogbéto, Jo Lines and Rousseau Djouaka

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:333

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  45. Malaria programmes in countries with low transmission levels require evidence to optimize deployment of current and new tools to reach elimination with limited resources. Recent pilots of elimination strategie...

    Authors: Katya Galactionova, Mar Velarde, Kafula Silumbe, John Miller, Anthony McDonnell, Ricardo Aguas, Thomas A. Smith and Melissa A. Penny

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:332

    Content type: Research

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  46. Making insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) utilization a social norm would support the global goal of malaria eradication and Ethiopian national aim of its elimination by 2030. Jimma zone is one of the endemic set...

    Authors: Yohannes Kebede, Lakew Abebe, Guda Alemayehu, Morankar Sudhakar and Zewdie Birhanu

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:331

    Content type: Research

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  47. In Togo, the National Malaria Control Programme, in collaboration with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has implemented a pilot study for malaria sentinel surveillance since 2017, which...

    Authors: Anne Thomas, Tchaa A. Bakai, Tinah Atcha-Oubou, Tchassama Tchadjobo and Nicolas Voirin

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:330

    Content type: Research

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  48. Prompt diagnosis and effective malaria treatment is a key strategy in malaria control. However, the recommended diagnostic methods, microscopy and rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), are not supported by robust qu...

    Authors: James Gachugia, Winnie Chebore, Kephas Otieno, Caroline Wangari Ngugi, Adano Godana and Simon Kariuki

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:329

    Content type: Research

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  49. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Valérie Briand, Gilles Cottrell, Nicaise Tuikue Ndam, Xavier Martiáñez–Vendrell, Bertin Vianou, Atika Mama, Bienvenue Kouwaye, Sandrine Houzé, Justine Bailly, Erasme Gbaguidi, Darius Sossou, Achille Massougbodji, Manfred Accrombessi, Alfredo Mayor, Xavier C. Ding and Nadine Fievet

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:328

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2020 19:188

  50. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Daniele Rocha, Gisely Cardoso de Melo, José Marcelo Hipólito Carneiro, Marisa Ribeiro, Sthefanie Ribeiro, Daniela Tupy de Godoy, Elaine Costa, Anne Cristine Gomes de Almeida, Elisabete Ferreira de Andrade, Cláudia Maria de Moura Abrahim, Nelson Abrahim Fraiji, Antonio Gomes Pinto Ferreira, Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro, Rodrigo Brindeiro, Amilcar Tanuri, Marcus Vinicius Guimarães de Lacerda…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2020 19:325

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2020 19:275

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