Measuring malaria endemicity from intense to interrupted transmission

  title={Measuring malaria endemicity from intense to interrupted transmission},
  author={Simon I. Hay and David L. Smith and Robert W. Snow},
  booktitle={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
The quantification of malaria transmission for the classification of malaria risk has long been a concern for epidemiologists. During the era of the Global Malaria Eradication Programme, measurements of malaria endemicity were institutionalised by their incorporation into rules outlining defined action points for malaria control programmes. We review the historical development of these indices and their contemporary relevance. This is at a time when many malaria-endemic countries are scaling-up… CONTINUE READING

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