Infectious disease. The stability of malaria elimination.

  title={Infectious disease. The stability of malaria elimination.},
  author={Christinah Chiyaka and Andrew J. Tatem and Justin Cohen and Peter W. Gething and Gerald S. Johnston and Roly Gosling and Ramanan Laxminarayan and Simon I. Hay and David L. Smith},
  volume={339 6122},
W hen the Global Malaria Eradication Programme (GMEP) was launched in 1955 ( 1, 2), all malaria-endemic countries outside of Africa were (or would soon be) eliminating malaria ( 3). The GMEP’s design was based on a theory of malaria transmission dynamics and control that has become the standard for malaria elimination decisions today ( 4– 6). When fi nancial support for the GMEP collapsed in 1969, participating countries were caught at different stages of progress toward elimination ( 1… CONTINUE READING