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The global distribution of clinical episodes of Plasmodium falciparum malaria
Interest in mapping the global distribution of malaria is motivated by a need to define populations at risk for appropriate resource allocation and to provide a robust framework for evaluating its… Expand
A climate-based distribution model of malaria transmission in sub-Saharan Africa.
Malaria remains the single largest threat to child survival in sub-Saharan Africa and warrants long-term investment for control. Previous malaria distribution maps have been vague and arbitrary.… Expand
Estimating mortality, morbidity and disability due to malaria among Africa's non-pregnant population.
The contribution of malaria to morbidity and mortality among people in Africa has been a subject of academic interest, political advocacy, and speculation. National statistics for much of sub-Saharan… Expand
The global distribution and population at risk of malaria: past, present, and future.
- S. Hay, C. Guerra, A. Tatem, A. Noor, R. Snow
- Geography, Medicine
- The Lancet. Infectious diseases
- 1 June 2004
The aim of this review was to use geographic information systems in combination with historical maps to quantify the anthropogenic impact on the distribution of malaria in the 20th century. The… Expand
Effect of a fall in malaria transmission on morbidity and mortality in Kilifi, Kenya
Summary Background As efforts to control malaria are expanded across the world, understanding the role of transmission intensity in determining the burden of clinical malaria is crucial to the… Expand
Impact of Malaria during Pregnancy on Low Birth Weight in Sub-Saharan Africa
SUMMARY Malaria during pregnancy can result in low birth weight (LBW), an important risk factor for infant mortality. This article reviews the pathological effects of malaria during pregnancy and the… Expand
The Limits and Intensity of Plasmodium falciparum Transmission: Implications for Malaria Control and Elimination Worldwide
Background The efficient allocation of financial resources for malaria control using appropriate combinations of interventions requires accurate information on the geographic distribution of malaria… Expand
Opinion — tropical infectious diseases: Urbanization, malaria transmission and disease burden in Africa
Many attempts have been made to quantify Africa's malaria burden but none has addressed how urbanization will affect disease transmission and outcome, and therefore mortality and morbidity estimates.… Expand
Increasing Coverage and Decreasing Inequity in Insecticide-Treated Bed Net Use among Rural Kenyan Children
Background Inexpensive and efficacious interventions that avert childhood deaths in sub-Saharan Africa have failed to reach effective coverage, especially among the poorest rural sectors. One… Expand
Quantifying the Number of Pregnancies at Risk of Malaria in 2007: A Demographic Study
- Stephanie Dellicour, A. Tatem, C. Guerra, R. Snow, F. T. Ter Kuile
- PLoS medicine
- 1 January 2010
By combining data from the Malaria Atlas Project with country-specific data, Feiko ter Kuile and colleagues provide the first contemporary global estimates of the annual number of pregnancies at risk… Expand