Malaria in school-age children in Africa: an increasingly important challenge

  title={Malaria in school-age children in Africa: an increasingly important challenge},
  author={Joaniter Nankabirwa and Simon J. Brooker and Si{\^a}n E Clarke and Deepika Fernando and Caroline W. Gitonga and David Schellenberg and Brian Greenwood},
  booktitle={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
School-age children have attracted relatively little attention as a group in need of special measures to protect them against malaria. However, increasing success in lowering the level of malaria transmission in many previously highly endemic areas will result in children acquiring immunity to malaria later in life than has been the case in the past. Thus, it can be anticipated that in the coming years there will be an increase in the incidence of both uncomplicated and severe malaria in school… CONTINUE READING

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