The potential impact of adding Ivermectin to a mass treatment intervention to reduce malaria transmission: a modelling study

Ivermectin (IVM), used alongside mass treatment strategies with an artemisinin combination therapy, has been suggested as a possible tool for reducing malaria transmission. Mosquitoes ingesting a bloodmeal containing IVM have increased mortality, reducing the probability that the parasite completes sporogony.

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Publication date: June 2014
Source: The Journal of Infectious Diseases

CHW “Principles of Practice”: Guiding principles for non-governmental organizations and their partners for coordinated national scale-up of community health worker programmes

A framework for advocacy, programming and partnership between implementing non-governmental organizations and donor agencies working with key community health worker cadres in countries for which rapid and urgent scale-up of community healthw worker programs is a priority.

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Publication date: April 2013
Source: CORE Group