Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2017 6:111
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From 30 million to zero malaria cases in China: lessons learned for China–Africa collaboration in malaria elimination
Malaria was once one of the most serious ... in China, with more than 30 million malaria cases annually before 1949. However, the ... has shrunken after the implementation of an integrated malaria control and eli...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:51
Correction to: Are malaria elimination efforts on right track? An analysis of gains achieved and challenges ahead
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:19
Correction to: prevalence of and risk factors for malaria, filariasis, and intestinal parasites as single infections or co-infections in different settlements of Gabon, Central Africa
Unfortunately, the original article  contained some errors. The table title of Tables 4, 5, 6, 7 were interchanged by mistake and displayed incorrectly in the article. The correct table titles of Tables 4, ...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2018 7:38
Shrinking the malaria map in China: measuring the progress of the National Malaria Elimination Programme
Remarkable progress has been made towards the elimination of malaria in China since the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) was launched in 2010. The incidence of locally-acquired malaria cases has decl...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2016 5:52
Application of community-based and integrated strategy to reduce malaria disease burden in southern Tanzania: the study protocol of China-UK-Tanzania pilot project on malaria control
During the past six decades, remarkable success on malaria control has been made in China. The major experience could be shared with other malaria endemic countries including Tanzania with high malaria burden. Es...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:4
Economic cost analysis of malaria case management at the household level during the malaria elimination phase in The People’s Republic of China
In China, malaria has been posing a significant economic burden on households. To evaluate malaria economic burden in terms of both direct ... has its meaning in improving the effectiveness of malaria elimination...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2016 5:50
Socio-economic determinants for malaria transmission risk in an endemic primary health centre in Assam, India
Malaria is a major cause of morbidity and ... the potential influence of socio-economic variables on malaria risk, the present study was conducted to ... status, and knowledge, awareness and education on malaria ...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2014 3:19
Poverty and malaria appear to have an intertwined link. This ... aims to define the relationship between poverty and malaria in Yunnan, China, and to make ... research in this important area. Data on malaria prev...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2014 3:32
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:43
Impact of community-based interventions for the prevention and control of malaria on intervention coverage and health outcomes for the prevention and control of malaria
In this paper, we aim to evaluate the effectiveness of community-based interventions (CBIs) for the prevention and management of malaria. We conducted a systematic review and identified ... two studies focused on...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2014 3:25
Malaria epidemiology and stratification of incidence in the malaria elimination setting in Harari Region, Eastern Ethiopia
Ethiopia has shown notable progress in reducing the burden of malaria over the past two decades. Because of ... has shifted efforts from control to elimination of malaria. This study was conducted to analyse the
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:160
Although effective treatment for malaria is now available, approximately half of the ... particularly in developing countries. To design effective malaria control strategies there is need to understand the patter...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:146
Scaling up impact of malaria control programmes: a tale of events in Sub-Saharan Africa and People’s Republic of China
This review aims at providing synthetic information with scientific evidence on the trends in the malaria events from 1960 to 2011, with the ... on public health issues and intervention designs on malaria control...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2012 1:7
Malaria cases have declined significantly along the China- ... this study is to investigate the epidemiology of malaria along the border, will identify challenges in...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:158
2015 was the target year for malaria goals set by the World Health Assembly and other international institutions to reduce malaria incidence and mortality. A review of progress indicates that malaria programme fi...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2016 5:61
It was recommended that malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) should be ... the implementation of RDTs and its effectiveness in malaria elimination settings. This study examined the implementation ... and how it ...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:84
Challenges in early phase of implementing the 1-3-7 surveillance and response approach in malaria elimination setting: A field study from Myanmar
The National Plan for Malaria Elimination (NPME) in Myanmar (2016–2030...Plasmodium falciparum malaria in six states/regions of low endemicity ... achieve this goal, in 2016 the National Malaria Control Program (...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:18
Pregnant women living in an area of stable malaria transmission such as Lagos, Nigeria, have ... at an increased risk of the effects of malaria infection. In this area, most of ... her foetus. The reality of scal...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:19
Predictors of malaria rapid diagnostic test positivity in a high burden area of Paletwa Township, Chin State in Western Myanmar
Despite major reductions in malaria burden across Myanmar, clusters of the disease ... Chin State, an area of persistently high malaria burden.
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:6
As more and more countries approaching the goal of malaria elimination, malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) was recomendated ... strategy to achieve and maintain the statute of malaria free, as it’s less requirm...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:135
The pandemic of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused substantial disruptions to health services in the low and middle-income countries with a high burden of other diseases, such as malaria in sub-Sa...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2021 10:5
Plasmodium falciparum malaria is endemic in the southern sahelian zone ... of the study was to assess the recent malaria situation near the Mauritania-Mali border.
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:21
Prevalence of severe Plasmodium knowlesi infection and risk factors related to severe complications compared with non-severe P. knowlesi and severe P. falciparum malaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Plasmodium knowlesi...is a potential cause of severe and fatal malaria, but comprehensive studies of its pooled prevalence...P. knowlesi infection.
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:106
Prevalence of and risk factors for severe malaria caused by Plasmodium and dengue virus co-infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Co-infection with both Plasmodium...and dengue virus (DENV) infectious species could have serious and fatal outcomes if left undiagnosed and without timely treatment. The present study aimed to determine the pool...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:134
Significant progress has been made in the last 25 years to reduce the malaria burden, but considerable challenges remain. These ... investments in a range of control measures targeting malaria. Fana and co-author...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2015 4:26
Socioeconomic and behavioural determinants of malaria among the migrants in gold mining, rubber and oil palm plantation areas in Myanmar
Malaria is a major public health problem in ... Migrant populations are at high risk of contracting malaria and its control is more difficult than for settled population. Studies on malaria and migration are rare...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2017 6:142
Comparative evaluation of a rapid diagnostic test, an antibody ELISA, and a pLDH ELISA in detecting asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia in blood donors in Buea, Cameroon
In malaria endemic areas, infected blood donors serve as ... this study was to determine the prevalence of malaria parasitaemia in blood donors in Buea, Cameroon ... a rapid diagnostic test (RDT), a malaria antib...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2017 6:103
Effectiveness and impact of the cross-border healthcare model as implemented by non-governmental organizations: case study of the malaria control programs by health poverty action on the China-Myanmar border
In the Yunnan province of China, 18 counties in six prefectures border Myanmar. Due to its particular combination of geographic features, climate conditions, and cultural landscape, the area provides a suitable e...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2016 5:80
Malaria surveillance system strengthening is essential in the progress towards malaria elimination. In Nigeria, more attention is ... study evaluated the operation of the Kano State malaria surveillance system an...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:15
Ethiopia is one of the African countries where Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax...co-exist. Monitoring and evaluation of current malaria transmission status is an important component of malaria control as it is...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2018 7:103
Coinfection with malaria and intestinal parasites, and its association with anaemia in children in Cameroon
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of coinfection with malaria and intestinal parasites, as well as to...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2015 4:43
This study examined evolving malaria profiles from January, 2010 to December,...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2017 6:76
To successfully eliminate malaria, an integrated system that includes a number ... . Significant progress has been made in reducing malaria incidence through large-scale use of artemisinin- ... to the missing lin...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2017 6:12
Malaria among rice farming communities in Kilangali village, Kilosa district, Central Tanzania: prevalence, intensity and associated factors
Malaria remains the most important cause of morbidity ... . This study was carried out to determine malaria prevalence and associated factors among rice farming...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2017 6:101
The association between malaria and malnutrition among under-five children in Shashogo District, Southern Ethiopia: a case-control study
Recent studies have presented conflicting findings about whether malaria is associated with an increased or decreased ... aides to current methods of malnutrition prevention in malaria-endemic areas. Therefore, t...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2017 6:9
There is accumulating evidence supporting the use of ivermectin as a malaria control tool. Recent findings from the repeat ivermectin mass drug administrations for control of malaria trial demonstrated a reduced ...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:77
This paper seeks to assess the function of malaria control consultation and service posts (MCCSPs) ... R. China, as a strategy for eliminating malaria among the mobile and migrant population in...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2016 5:102
Prevalence and risk factors associated with malaria infection among pregnant women in a semi-urban community of north-western Nigeria
Malaria during pregnancy remains a serious public health ... this study was to determine the prevalence of malaria and possible risk factors for malaria infection among pregnant women in a semi- ... Pregnant wome...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2015 4:24
Malaria-related mortality has a very high association ... and middle-income countries. To achieve the malaria-specific targets of the Sustainable Development Goals, malaria-endemic countries and development partn...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:28
This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence and alteration of hematological parameters in malaria patients with a glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase ... region of Thailand, an endemic region for malaria.
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2016 5:36
Long-lasting microbial larvicides for controlling insecticide resistant and outdoor transmitting vectors: a cost-effective supplement for malaria interventions
The issues of pyrethroid resistance and outdoor malaria parasite transmission have prompted the WHO to ... Larval source management is one of the core malaria vector interventions recommended by the Ministry of ....
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2020 9:162
Imported malaria cases in former endemic and non-malaria endemic areas in China: are there differences in case profile and time to response?
China has achieved zero indigenous malaria case report in 2017. However, along ... , there is an increasing number of imported malaria cases from Chinese nationals returning from malaria-affected countries. Previ...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:61
Lessons on malaria control in the ethnic minority regions in Northern Myanmar along the China border, 2007–2014
For many countries where malaria is endemic, the burden of malaria is high in border regions. In ethnic ... and treatment, and there have been many malaria outbreaks in such areas. Since 2007, ... Global Fund to ...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2016 5:95
Severe thrombocytopaenia in patients with vivax malaria compared to falciparum malaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Plasmodium vivax...is the most geographically widespread species among human malaria parasites. Immunopathological studies have shown that platelets ... component of the host innate immune response against malaria
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2018 7:10
Comparative evaluation of the diagnosis, reporting and investigation of malaria cases in China, 2005–2014: transition from control to elimination for the national malaria programme
The elimination of malaria requires high-quality surveillance data to enable ... . Evaluation of the performance of a national malaria surveillance system could identify shortcomings which, if ... addressed, will...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2016 5:65
Malaria over-diagnosis in Cameroon: diagnostic accuracy of Fluorescence and Staining Technologies (FAST) Malaria Stain and LED microscopy versus Giemsa and bright field microscopy validated by polymerase chain reaction
Malaria is a major world health issue and ... tests (RDT) for all cases of suspected malaria. In regions where Plasmodium...species are indigenous, there are multiple etiologies of fever leading to misdiagnoses, ...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2017 6:32
Malaria causes significant morbidity and mortality each year. ... In the past few years, the global malaria cases have been declining and many endemic countries are heading towards malaria elimination. Neverthele...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:14
Assessing the impact of meteorological factors on malaria patients in demilitarized zones in Republic of Korea
The trend of military patients becoming infected with vivax malaria reemerged in the Republic of Korea (ROK...Anopheles...mosquitoes from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea have invaded Republic of Korea’s...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2016 5:20
Control of malaria and other vector-borne protozoan diseases in the tropics: enduring challenges despite considerable progress and achievements
Vector-borne protozoan diseases represent a serious public health challenge, especially in the tropics where poverty together with vector-favorable climates are the aggravating factors. Each of the various strate...
Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2014 3:1
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