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Geostatistical analysis and mapping of malaria risk in children under 5 using point-referenced prevalence data in Ghana

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Background Malaria remains a major challenge in sub-Saharan Africa and Ghana is not an exception. Effective malaria transmission control requires evidence-based targeting and utilization of resources. Disease risk mapping provides an effective and efficient tool for monitoring transmission and control efforts. The aim of this study is to analyse and map malaria risk in children under 5 years old, with the ultimate goal of identifying areas where control efforts can be targ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
BDI-NDM
Department:
BDI-NDM
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5882-9936
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Article number:
67
Publication date:
2019-03-11
Acceptance date:
2019-03-06
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Pmid:
30871551
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:984406
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uuid:088a086b-6e52-4089-938b-947f8c792ae7
Local pid:
pubs:984406
Source identifiers:
984406
Deposit date:
2019-04-05

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