Urbanization in sub-saharan Africa and implication for malaria control.

@article{Keiser2004UrbanizationIS,
  title={Urbanization in sub-saharan Africa and implication for malaria control.},
  author={Jennifer Keiser and Jurg Utzinger and Marcia Caldas de Castro and Thomas A. Smith and Marcel Tanner and Burton H. Singer},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2004},
  volume={71 2 Suppl},
  pages={118-27}
}
Malaria not only remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality, but it also impedes socioeconomic development, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Rapid and unprecedented urbanization, going hand-in-hand with often declining economies, might have profound implications for the epidemiology and control of malaria, as the relative disease burden increases among urban dwellers. Reviewing the literature and using a modeling approach, we find that entomologic inoculation rates in cities range… CONTINUE READING

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