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Genetic differentiation in the African malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae s.s., and the problem of taxonomic status.
Of the seven recognized species of the Anopheles gambiae complex, A. gambiae s.s. is the most widespread and most important vector of malaria. It is becoming clear that, in parts of West Africa, thisExpand
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Breast Cancer Knowledge, Beliefs, and Screening Practices among Women Seeking Care at District Hospitals in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Background Limited disease awareness among women may impact breast cancer stage-at-diagnosis in Tanzania, reducing survival. This study assessed breast cancer knowledge, screening practices, andExpand
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Road Traffic Injury on Rural Roads in Tanzania: Measuring the Effectiveness of a Road Safety Program
Objective: Road traffic injuries (RTIs) are a major public health burden, especially in low- and middle-income countries. There is limited data on RTIs in low-volume, rural African settings. ThisExpand
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Cytotaxonomy of the Simulium damnosum complex and description of new cytotypes in the Tukuyu focus, southwest Tanzania.
  • B. Maegga, E. Cupp
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Tropical medicine and parasitology : official…
  • 1 June 1994
Larvae of Simulium damnosum complex collected from rivers draining Tukuyu onchocerciasis focus were chromosomally examined. Of the 970 larvae analysed, 910 were identified as Kiwira form, a newlyExpand
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Chromosomal diagnostic criteria for some members of Simulium damnosum complex in east Africa.
  • B. Maegga, E. Cupp
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Tropical medicine and parasitology : official…
  • 1 September 1993
Identification of Simulium damnosum s.l. vectors of onchocerciasis demands adequate knowledge of the chromosomal features that distinguish human-biting members from nonanthropophilic forms. In thisExpand
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Mathematical models and lymphatic filariasis control: monitoring and evaluating interventions.
Monitoring and evaluation are crucially important to the scientific management of any mass parasite control programme. Monitoring enables the effectiveness of implemented actions to be assessed andExpand
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Malaria in the southern highlands of Tanzania: a review of hospital records.
Outpatient attendance and inpatient admission records were examined to assess malaria situation in ten hospitals in Mbeya and Iringa Regions in southern highlands of Tanzania for a period of fifteenExpand
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Onchocerciasis situation in the Tukuyu focus of southwest Tanzania after ten years of ivermectin mass treatment.
A purposive cross-sectional epidemiological study was conducted in the Tukuyu Onchocerciasis focus in south-western Tanzania in 2004, ten years after launching the ivermectin mass treatmentExpand
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Investigations into the isolation of the Tukuyu focus of onchocerciasis (Tanzania) from S. damnosum s.l. vector re-invasion.
As part of the feasibility study for an onchocerciasis vector elimination project we investigated the isolation of the Tukuyu focus in Tanzania from possible vector re-invasion. This was achieved byExpand
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African programme for Onchoceriasis control: ophthalmological findings in Bushenyi, Uganda.
BACKGROUND The overall prevalence of blindness from Onchoceriasis in Bushenyi is relatively low, most of which is to be found in the elderly. Onchoceriasis is a major health problem in Africa. TheExpand
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