Environmental, entomological, socioeconomic and behavioural risk factors for malaria attacks in Amerindian children of Camopi, French Guiana

@inproceedings{Stefani2011EnvironmentalES,
  title={Environmental, entomological, socioeconomic and behavioural risk factors for malaria attacks in Amerindian children of Camopi, French Guiana},
  author={Aur{\'e}lia Stefani and Matthieu Hanf and Mathieu Nacher and Romain Girod and Bernard Carme},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2011}
}
Malaria is a major health issue in French Guiana. Amerindian communities remain the most affected. A previous study in Camopi highlighted the predominant role of environmental factors in the occurrence of malaria. However, all parameters involved in the transmission were not clearly identified. A new survey was conducted in order to clarify the risk factors for the presence of malaria cases in Camopi. An open cohort of children under seven years of age was set up on the basis of biologically… CONTINUE READING
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