Roll back malaria--an African success story in Eritrea.

@article{Mufunda2007RollBM,
  title={Roll back malaria--an African success story in Eritrea.},
  author={Jacob Mufunda and Peter M Nyarango and Abdulmumini Usman and Tewolde Gebremeskel and Goitom Mebrahtu and Andom Ogbamariam and Andrew Kosia and Yohannes Ghebrat and Shashu Gebresillosie and Samuel Goitom and Eyob Araya and Girmay Andemichael and Andemariam Gebremichael},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={2007},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={46-50}
}
BACKGROUND High morbidity and mortality from malaria in Africa prompted the Abuja Declaration by African Heads of State in 2000. The goal set in the declaration for 2010 was to reduce malaria mortality by 50%. Countries were therefore expected to ensure that 60% of people suffering from malaria had access to treatment, that 60% of those at risk received intermittent prophylaxis, and that 60% of people in high-risk groups were using insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) by 2005. In 1999 Eritrea… CONTINUE READING
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