Malaria prevalence in Nias District, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia

  title={Malaria prevalence in Nias District, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia},
  author={Din Syafruddin and Puji Budi Setia Asih and Isra Wahid and Rita Marleta Dewi and Sekar Tuti and Idaman Laowo and Waozidohu Hulu and Pardamean Zendrato and Ferdinand Johannis Laihad and Anuraj H. Shankar},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  pages={116 - 116}
The Nias district of the North Sumatra Province of Indonesia has long been known to be endemic for malaria. Following the economic crisis at the end of 1998 and the subsequent tsunami and earthquake, in December 2004 and March 2005, respectively, the malaria control programme in the area deteriorated. The present study aims to provide baseline data for the establishment of a suitable malaria control programme in the area and to analyse the frequency distribution of drug resistance alleles… CONTINUE READING
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