Cristin A. Fergus

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Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) for malaria control are widespread but coverage remains inadequate. We developed a Bayesian model using data from 102 national surveys, triangulated against delivery data and distribution reports, to generate year-by-year estimates of four ITN coverage indicators. We explored the impact of two potential 'inefficiencies':(More)
BACKGROUND 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 financing and coverage have been transformed since the beginning of the millennium, and have contributed to substantial reductions in the(More)
BACKGROUND Countries in the different stages of pre-elimination, elimination, and prevention of reintroduction are required to report the number of indigenous and imported malaria cases to the World Health Organization (WHO). However, these data have not been systematically analysed at the global level. OBJECTIVE For the period 2007 to 2013, we aimed to(More)
28 29 Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) for malaria control are widespread but coverage remains inadequate. 30 We developed a Bayesian model using data from 102 national surveys, triangulated against delivery 31 data and distribution reports, to generate year-by-year estimates of four ITN coverage indicators. 32 We explored the impact of two potential(More)
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