Towards a comprehensive simulation model of malaria epidemiology and control

@article{Smith2008TowardsAC,
  title={Towards a comprehensive simulation model of malaria epidemiology and control},
  author={T A Smith and Nicolas Maire and Amanda Ross and Melissa A. Penny and Nakul Chitnis and Allan Schapira and Alain Studer and Blaise Genton and Christian Lengeler and Fabrizio Tediosi and Don de Savigny and Marcel Tanner},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2008},
  volume={135},
  pages={1507 - 1516}
}
SUMMARY Planning of the control of Plasmodium falciparum malaria leads to a need for models of malaria epidemiology that provide realistic quantitative prediction of likely epidemiological outcomes of a wide range of control strategies. Predictions of the effects of control often ignore medium- and long-term dynamics. The complexities of the Plasmodium life-cycle, and of within-host dynamics, limit the applicability of conventional deterministic malaria models. We use individual-based… 
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