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A Worldwide Map of Plasmodium falciparum K13-Propeller Polymorphisms.
BACKGROUND Recent gains in reducing the global burden of malaria are threatened by the emergence of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to artemisinins. The discovery that mutations in portions of a P.Expand
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From malaria control to eradication: The WHO perspective
Efforts to control malaria have been boosted in the past few years with increased international funding and greater political commitment. Consequently, the reported malaria burden is being reduced inExpand
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Malaria Rapid Testing by Community Health Workers Is Effective and Safe for Targeting Malaria Treatment: Randomised Cross-Over Trial in Tanzania
Background Early diagnosis and prompt, effective treatment of uncomplicated malaria is critical to prevent severe disease, death and malaria transmission. We assessed the impact of rapid malariaExpand
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Pre-referral rectal artesunate to prevent death and disability in severe malaria: a placebo-controlled trial
Summary Background Most malaria deaths occur in rural areas. Rapid progression from illness to death can be interrupted by prompt, effective medication. Antimalarial treatment cannot rescueExpand
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Local understanding, perceptions and reported practices of mothers/guardians and health workers on childhood malaria in a Tanzanian district--implications for malaria control.
Knowledge on local understanding, perceptions and practices of care providers regarding management of childhood malaria are needed for better malaria control in urban, peri-urban and ruralExpand
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Role of traditional healers in the management of severe malaria among children below five years of age: the case of Kilosa and Handeni Districts, Tanzania
BackgroundThe current malaria control strategy of WHO centres on early diagnosis and prompt treatment using effective drugs. Children with severe malaria are often brought late to health facilitiesExpand
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Reductions in malaria and anaemia case and death burden at hospitals following scale-up of malaria control in Zanzibar, 1999-2008
BackgroundIn Zanzibar, the Ministry of Health and partners accelerated malaria control from September 2003 onwards. The impact of the scale-up of insecticide-treated nets (ITN), indoor-residualExpand
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Impact of training in clinical and microscopy diagnosis of childhood malaria on antimalarial drug prescription and health outcome at primary health care level in Tanzania: A randomized controlled
BackgroundPrescribing antimalarial medicines based on parasite confirmed diagnosis of malaria is critical to rational drug use and optimal outcome of febrile illness. The impact of microscopy-basedExpand
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Adoption of the new antimalarial drug policy in Tanzania – a cross‐sectional study in the community
Objective  To assess the diffusion of the change of first line antimalarial drug from chloroquine (CQ) to sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine (SP) at household level in a rural district of Tanzania less thanExpand
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Case management of malaria in under‐fives at primary health care facilities in a Tanzanian district
OBJECTIVE To study case management of malaria in children under 5 years of age at primary health care facilities in Kibaha district, Tanzania and to evaluate the accuracy of self‐reportedExpand
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