Geostatistical modelling of malaria indicator survey data to assess the effects of interventions on the geographical distribution of malaria prevalence in children less than 5 years in Uganda

This study analyzes 2014–15 Uganda Malaria Indicator Survey data to assess intervention effects on malaria prevalence among children less than five years of age and intervention effects at regional level, and estimate geographical distribution of malaria prevalence in the country.

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Publication date: April 2017
Source: PLOS One

A methodological framework for the improved use of routine health system data to evaluate national malaria control programs: evidence from Zambia

When improved through comprehensive parasitologically confirmed case reporting, HMIS data can become a valuable tool for evaluating malaria program scale-up. Using this approach, this article provides further evidence that increased ITN coverage is associated with decreased malaria morbidity and use of health services for malaria illness in Zambia.

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Publication date: November 2014
Source: Population health metrics

Disparities of Plasmodium falciparum infection, malaria-related morbidity and access to malaria prevention and treatment among school-aged children: a national cross-sectional survey in Côte d’Ivoire

There is limited knowledge on the malaria burden of school-aged children in Côte d’Ivoire. The aim of this study was to assess Plasmodium falciparum infection, malaria-related morbidity, use of preventive measures and treatment against malaria, and physical access to health structures among school-aged children across Côte d’Ivoire.

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Publication date: January 2015
Source: Malaria Journal