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The use of schools for malaria surveillance and programme evaluation in Africa.

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Effective malaria control requires information on both the geographical distribution of malaria risk and the effectiveness of malaria interventions. The current standard for estimating malaria infection and impact indicators are household cluster surveys, but their complexity and expense preclude frequent and decentralized monitoring. This paper reviews the historical experience and current rationale for the use of schools and school children as a complementary, inexpensive framework for plan...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-8-231

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Noor, AM
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Snow, RW
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
8
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1
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Article: 231
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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1475-2875
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1475-2875
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uuid:1b038b91-472a-47bc-8127-c829550d6abe
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41441
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pubs:41441

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