Prioritizing areas for malaria control using geographical information system in Sonitpur district, Assam, India.

  title={Prioritizing areas for malaria control using geographical information system in Sonitpur district, Assam, India.},
  author={M. J. Nath and A. Bora and K. Yadav and P. K. Talukdar and S. Dhiman and I. Baruah and L. Singh},
  journal={Public health},
  volume={127 6},
OBJECTIVE To identify the malaria hot spots at health subcentre level in an endemic district using a geographical information system (GIS). The results will be useful for rapid retrieval of malaria information, and to prioritize malaria control efforts in identified hot spots. STUDY DESIGN Extraction, analysis and synthesis of relevant data. METHODS Malaria epidemiological data from 2006 to 2009 were analysed to determine the annual parasitic index, slide positivity rate, annual blood… Expand
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