The Use of Mosquito Nets and the Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum Infection in Rural South Central Somalia

  title={The Use of Mosquito Nets and the Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum Infection in Rural South Central Somalia},
  author={Abdisalan M. Noor and Grainne M. Moloney and Mohamed Borle and Gregory Fegan and Tanya Shewchuk and Robert W. Snow},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  pages={23 - 29}
BACKGROUND There have been resurgent efforts in Africa to estimate the public health impact of malaria control interventions such as insecticide treated nets (ITNs) following substantial investments in scaling-up coverage in the last five years. Little is known, however, on the effectiveness of ITN in areas of Africa that support low transmission. This hinders the accurate estimation of impact of ITN use on disease burden and its cost-effectiveness in low transmission settings. METHODS AND… CONTINUE READING
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