Strategies and approaches to vector control in nine malaria-eliminating countries: a cross-case study analysis

Country experiences in the Eliminating Malaria Case Study Series were reviewed to identify success factors on the road to elimination using a cross-case study analytic approach. Most countries aligned with integrated vector management, all programmes conducted entomological surveillance, and indoor residual spraying (IRS) and bednets were commonly used. There were several examples of severe reductions or halting of IRS coverage and subsequent resurgence of malaria.

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Publication date: January 2016
Source: Malaria Journal

Program Management Issues in Implementation of Elimination Strategies

A background paper by the UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria initiative examining the major enabling factors and roadblocks in the management of malaria elimination activities. The paper discusses how to effectively manage the shift from malaria control to elimination at the national level, borrowing from management techniques used in the private sector.

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Publication date: January 2014
Source: UCSF Global Health Group Malaria Elimination Initiative

Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: at the crossroads of public health policy

This journal article summarizes the results of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) studies, presents evidence for mefloquine and azithromycin-based combinations (ABCs), and summarizes data from a diagnosis-based alternative to IPTp known as the intermittent screening and treatment (IST) for malaria.

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Publication date: April 2011
Source: Tropical Medicine & International Health