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  1. Asymptomatic malaria in pregnancy (AMiP) is a daunting public health problem with multifaceted adverse outcomes for mothers, fetuses, newborns and beyond. This study aimed to assess the prevalence and risk fac...

    Authors: Aklilu Alemayehu, Ashenafi Abossie, Ahmed Zeynudin, Joseph Beyene and Delenasaw Yewhalaw
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:210
  2. Malaria remains a global health challenge, particularly in Peru's Loreto region. Despite ongoing efforts, high infection rates and asymptomatic cases perpetuate transmission. The Peruvian Ministry of Health’s ...

    Authors: Viviana Pinedo-Cancino, Katty M. Arista, G. Christian Baldeviano, Rafael Saavedra-Langer, Andrei Arana, Maria E. Vásquez-Chasnamote, Andree Valle-Campos, Juan C. Castro, Julio A. Ventocilla, Edward S. Smith, Andres G. Lescano and Lastenia Ruíz-Mesia
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:209
  3. To interrupt residual malaria transmission and achieve successful elimination of Plasmodium falciparum in low-transmission settings, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the administration of a single d...

    Authors: Kassahun Habtamu, Hallelujah Getachew, Ashenafi Abossie, Assalif Demissew, Arega Tsegaye, Teshome Degefa, Xiaoming Wang, Ming-Chieh Lee, Guofa Zhou, Solomon Kibret, Christopher L. King, James W. Kazura, Beyene Petros, Delenasaw Yewhalaw and Guiyun Yan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:208
  4. While substantial gains have been made in the fight against malaria over the past 20 years, malaria morbidity and mortality are marked by inequality. The equitable elimination of malaria within countries will ...

    Authors: Angela E. Apeagyei, Nishali K. Patel, Ian Cogswell, Kevin O’Rourke, Golsum Tsakalos and Joseph Dieleman
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:206
  5. Drug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum is a major threat to malaria control efforts. Pathogen genomic surveillance could be invaluable for monitoring current and emerging parasite drug resistance.

    Authors: Yaye D. Ndiaye, Wesley Wong, Julie Thwing, Stephen F. Schaffner, Katelyn Vendrely Brenneman, Abdoulaye Tine, Mamadou A. Diallo, Awa B. Deme, Mouhamad Sy, Amy K. Bei, Alphonse B. Thiaw, Rachel Daniels, Tolla Ndiaye, Amy Gaye, Ibrahima M. Ndiaye, Mariama Toure…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:205
  6. Attractive Targeted Sugar Baits (ATSBs) offer a complementary vector control strategy to interventions targeting blood feeding or larval control by attacking the sugar feeding behaviour of adult mosquitoes usi...

    Authors: Erica Orange, Irene Kyomuhangi, Mundia Masuzyo, Mwansa Mwenya, Patricia Mambo, Kochelani Saili, Chama Chishya, Javan Chanda, Ruth A. Ashton, Thomas P. Eisele, Joshua Yukich, John Miller, Kafula Silumbe, Busiku Hamainza, Joseph Wagman, Annie Arnzen…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:204
  7. Togo's National Malaria Control Programme has initiated an active home-based malaria management model for all age groups in rural areas of Bassar Health District. This report describes the model, reports its m...

    Authors: Tchaa A. Bakai, Maë Gense, Philippe Vanhems, Jean Iwaz, Anne Thomas, Tinah Atcha-Oubou, Tchassama Tchadjobo, Nicolas Voirin and Nagham Khanafer
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:203
  8. Plasmodium vivax malaria is still an important public health problem in Ethiopia. Unlike Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax has a dormant liver stage (hypnozoite) that can be a risk of recurrent vivax malaria unless...

    Authors: Habtamu Gebrie, Mulat Yimer, Animen Ayehu, Hussien Mohammed, Henok Hailgiorgis, Yonas Wuletaw, Mesay Hailu, Getachew Tolera, Geremew Tasew, Mogess Kassa and Bokretsion Gidey
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:202
  9. Intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (IPTp-SP) reduces malaria-attributable adverse pregnancy outcomes and may also prevent low birth weight (< 2,500 g) through mechani...

    Authors: Philip Cellich, Holger W. Unger, Stephen J. Rogerson and Glen D. L. Mola
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:201
  10. Microscopic detection of malaria parasites is labour-intensive, time-consuming, and expertise-demanding. Moreover, the slide interpretation is highly dependent on the staining technique and the technician’s ex...

    Authors: Muzamil M. Abdel Hamid, Abdelrahim O. Mohamed, Fayad O. Mohammed, Arwa Elaagip, Sayed A. Mustafa, Tarig Elfaki, Waleed M. A. Jebreel, Musab M. Albsheer, Sabine Dittrich, Ewurama D. A. Owusu and Seda Yerlikaya
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:200
  11. The Dual-Active Ingredient long-lasting insecticidal nets (Dual-AI LLIN) have been developed to counteract the reduced efficacy of pyrethroid (PY)-only nets due to widespread pyrethroid insecticide resistance ...

    Authors: Eliud Andrea Lukole, Jackie Cook, Jacklin F. Mosha, Elizabeth Mallya, Tatu Aziz, Manisha A. Kulkarni, Nancy S. Matowo, Jacklin Martin, Mark Rowland, Immo Kleinschmidt, Alphaxard Manjurano, Franklin W. Mosha and Natacha Protopopoff
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:199
  12. Malaria, a severe health threat, significantly affects total antioxidant status (TAS) levels, leading to considerable oxidative stress. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to delineate differences i...

    Authors: Kwuntida Uthaisar Kotepui, Aongart Mahittikorn, Wanida Mala, Supakanya Lasom, Frederick Ramirez Masangkay, Hideyuki J. Majima and Manas Kotepui
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:198
  13. Although Tanzania adopted and has been implementing effective interventions to control and eventually eliminate malaria, the disease is still a leading public health problem, and the country experiences hetero...

    Authors: Salehe S. Mandai, Filbert Francis, Daniel P. Challe, Misago D. Seth, Rashid A. Madebe, Daniel A. Petro, Rule Budodo, Angelina J. Kisambale, Gervas A. Chacha, Ramadhan Moshi, Ruth B. Mbwambo, Dativa Pereus, Catherine Bakari, Sijenunu Aaron, Daniel Mbwambo, Abdallah Lusasi…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:197
  14. Malaria risk maps are crucial for controlling and eliminating malaria by identifying areas of varying transmission risk. In the Greater Mekong Subregion, these maps guide interventions and resource allocation....

    Authors: Su Yun Kang, Punam Amratia, Julia Dunn, Phoutnalong Vilay, Mark Connell, Tasmin Symons, Susan Rumisha, Song Zhang, Abigail Ward, Odai Sichanthongthip, Virasack Banouvong, Mathew Shortus, Rita Reyburn, Phonephet Butphomvihane, Vilaisak Phiphakavong, Mary Hahm…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:196
  15. Imported malaria continues to be reported in Sri Lanka after it was eliminated in 2012, and a few progress to life-threatening severe malaria.

    Authors: Shilanthi Seneviratne, Deepika Fernando, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Sujai Senarathne, Pubudu Chulasiri, Nethmini Thenuwara, Champa Aluthweera, Iromi Mohotti, Shamila Jayakuru, Thilan Fernando, Anula Wijesundara, Rohini Fernandopulle and Kamini Mendis
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:195
  16. Malaria remains a severe parasitic disease, posing a significant threat to public health and hindering economic development in sub-Saharan Africa. Ethiopia, a malaria endemic country, is facing a resurgence of...

    Authors: Beka R. Abagero, Rei Rama, Abdulghani Obeid, Tirusew Tolosa, Biniyam Lukas, Taye Teka, Daniel Tesfaye, Eugenia Lo and Delenasaw Yewhalaw
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:194
  17. Malaria remains a significant public health threat in Sierra Leone, particularly for pregnant women and their unborn children. Infection during pregnancy can lead to severe consequences, including maternal ana...

    Authors: Augustus Osborne and Camilla Bangura
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:193
  18. Well-built housing limits mosquito entry and can reduce malaria transmission. The association between community-level housing and malaria burden in Uganda was assessed using data from randomly selected househo...

    Authors: Samuel Gonahasa, Martha Nassali, Catherine Maiteki‑Sebuguzi, Jane F. Namuganga, Jimmy Opigo, Isaiah Nabende, Jaffer Okiring, Adrienne Epstein, Katherine Snyman, Joaniter I. Nankabirwa, Moses R. Kamya, Grant Dorsey and Sarah G. Staedke
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:190
  19. Effective testing for malaria, including the detection of infections at very low densities, is vital for the successful elimination of the disease. Unfortunately, existing methods are either inexpensive but po...

    Authors: Issa H. Mshani, Frank M. Jackson, Rehema Y. Mwanga, Prisca A. Kweyamba, Emmanuel P. Mwanga, Mgeni M. Tambwe, Lorenz M. Hofer, Doreen J. Siria, Mario González-Jiménez, Klaas Wynne, Sarah J. Moore, Fredros Okumu, Simon A. Babayan and Francesco Baldini
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2024 23:188
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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