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The epidemiology of malaria and challenges to elimination in a low transmission setting in southern Zambia
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-07-11)
Background: Recently, malaria has become a major global health priority. As a result there has been renewed interest in malaria control, elimination, and eradication. Zambia is one of the Elimination 8 countries and one ...
Understanding Mechanisms of Sustained Malaria Transmission in Zambia Through Plasmodium falciparum Genetics
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-12-06)
Malaria remains an enormous public health burden, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where it is among the leading causes of childhood mortality. Recently, renewed global commitment to malaria elimination has laid the ...
The impact of targeted IRS, vector dynamics, and population movement on malaria in a high-transmission setting in northern Zambia
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-04-13)
Background: The scale-up of malaria control efforts has led to a global decline in malaria burden, but progress has stalled or reversed in high-transmission regions. In Zambia, malaria cases increased annually since 2009 ...
A LOCAL - LEVEL SPATIAL MODEL OF MALARIA TRANSMISSION SITES IN RURAL ZAMBIA
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-12-19)
The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute (JHMRI) is working with local partners to develop strategies to eliminate malaria transmission around the town of Macha in Southern Province, Zambia. There are several studies ...
Foraging Behavior of Anopheles Mosquitoes in Nchelenge District, Zambia
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-03-09)
Approximately 3.2 billion people worldwide are at risk of contracting malaria. In 2013, there were 200 million cases and close to 600,000 deaths, most of which occurred in sub-Saharan Africa and affected mainly children, ...