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Shrinking the malaria map: Progress and prospects

Abstract:

In the past 150 years, roughly half of the countries in the world eliminated malaria. Nowadays, there are 99 endemic countries - 67 are controlling malaria and 32 are pursuing an elimination strategy. This four-part Series presents evidence about the technical, operational, and financial dimensions of malaria elimination. The first paper in this Series reviews definitions of elimination and the state that precedes it: controlled low-endemic malaria. Feasibility assessments are described as a ...

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Feachem, RGA More by this author
Phillips, AA More by this author
Wielgosz, B More by this author
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Journal:
The Lancet
Volume:
376
Issue:
9752
Pages:
1566-1578
Publication date:
2010-11-06
DOI:
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:237a4dbf-ca71-4ff6-b59c-765765dc8f61
Source identifiers:
95263
Local pid:
pubs:95263
Language:
English

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