Malaria trends and challenges in the Greater Mekong Subregion.

  title={Malaria trends and challenges in the Greater Mekong Subregion.},
  author={Charles Delacollette and Carol D'Souza and Eva Maria Christophel and Krongthong Thimasarn and Rashid Md Abdur and David Bell and Tran Cong Dai and Deyer Gopinath and Shao-hong Lu and Raymond Mendoza and Leonard I. Ortega and Rakesh Kumar Rastogi and Chawalit Tantinimitkul and John Ehrenberg},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={40 4},
This report provides an overview of the epidemiological patterns of malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) from 1998 to 2007, and highlights critical challenges facing national malaria control programs and partners in effort to build on their successes as they move towards malaria pre-elimination and elimination as a programmatic goal. Epidemiological data provided by malaria programs show a drastic decline in malaria deaths and confirmed malaria positive cases over the last 10 years in… CONTINUE READING

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