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BackgroundIn Kinshasa, malaria remains a major public health problem but its spatial epidemiology has not been assessed for decades now. The city’s growth and transformation, as well as recent… (More)
Abstract The quantitative assessment of health impacts has been identified as a crucial feature for realising the full potential of health impact assessment (HIA). In settings where demographic and… (More)
Background P27A is an unstructured 104mer synthetic peptide from Plasmodium falciparum trophozoite exported protein 1 (TEX1), the target of human antibodies inhibiting parasite growth. The present… (More)
BackgroundThere is little data on the risk factors for malaria infection in large cities in central Africa and in all age groups. There may be different associations with the risk factors for areas… (More)
BACKGROUND There is a paucity of epidemiological data pertaining to schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). METHODS A… (More)
Results A total of 6410 children aged 6 59 months (3058 in 2009 and 3352 in 2011) were tested for both malaria (using rapid diagnostic tests) and anemia (by HemocueTM). Nine health zones (HZ) were… (More)