Community-based intermittent mass testing and treatment for malaria in an area of high transmission intensity, western Kenya: study design and methodology for a cluster randomized controlled trial

This manuscript describes the study design and methodology of a cluster-randomized controlled trial to evaluate a mass testing and treatment approach for malaria transmission reduction in an area of high malaria transmission in western Kenya.

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Publication date: June 2017
Source: Malaria Journal

Comparison of artemether-lumefantrine and chloroquine with and without primaquine for the treatment of Plasmodium vivax infection in Ethiopia: A randomized controlled trial

A randomized controlled trial in Ethiopia comparing the efficacy and safety of primaquine regimens for radical cure.

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Publication date: May 2017
Source: PLOS Medicine

Measuring Patient Adherence to Malaria Treatment: A Comparison of Results from Self-Report and a Customised Electronic Monitoring Device

This study used a novel customised electronic monitoring device—termed smart blister packs—to examine the validity of self-reported adherence to artemether-lumefantrine (AL) in southern Tanzania. Smart blister packs resulted in lower estimates of timely completion of AL and may be less prone to recall and social desirability bias.

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Publication date: July 2015
Source: PLOS One