Study protocol for a three-armed randomized controlled trial to assess whether house screening can reduce exposure to malaria vectors and reduce malaria transmission in The Gambia

@article{Kirby2008StudyPF,
  title={Study protocol for a three-armed randomized controlled trial to assess whether house screening can reduce exposure to malaria vectors and reduce malaria transmission in The Gambia},
  author={M. J. Kirby and P. Milligan and D. Conway and S. Lindsay},
  journal={Trials},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={33 - 33}
}
  • M. J. Kirby, P. Milligan, +1 author S. Lindsay
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Trials
  • BackgroundMosquito-proofing homes was one of the principal methods of environmental management in the early 1900s. House screening provides protection against malaria by reducing exposure to malaria parasites and has the added benefit of protecting everyone sleeping in the house, avoiding issues of inequity within the household. The aim of this study is to determine whether house screening protects people against malaria in Africa. It is hoped that this study will mark the beginning of a series… CONTINUE READING
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