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Rapid improvements to rural Ugandan housing and their association with malaria from intense to reduced transmission: a cohort study

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Background Rapid population growth in Africa requires an urgent expansion and improvement of housing options. Improving housing presents a promising opportunity for malaria control by reducing indoor exposure to mosquitoes. We measured recent changes in house design in rural Uganda and evaluated their association with malaria in relation to a mass scale-up of control efforts. Methods This analysis was part of a cohort study designed to compare temporal chang... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30010-X

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Alegana, V More by this author
Arinaitwe, E More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM-BDI
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Funding agency for:
Tusting, LS
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Grant:
Skills Development Fellowship (#N011570) to LST
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Planetary Health Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
e83–e94
Publication date:
2018-02-09
Acceptance date:
2018-01-17
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ISSN:
2542-5196
Pubs id:
pubs:820956
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uri:5e609ba5-48d1-4a71-9598-4d91bf00848a
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uuid:5e609ba5-48d1-4a71-9598-4d91bf00848a
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pubs:820956

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