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Performance of forecasting, warning and detection of malaria epidemics in the highlands of western Kenya.

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On the 4th July 2002 a leading national newspaper in Kenya, the Daily Nation, ran the headline 'Minister sounds alert on malaria' in an article declaring the onset of epidemics in the highlands of western Kenya. There followed frequent media coverage with quotes from district leaders on the numbers of deaths, and editorials on the failure of the national malaria control strategy. The Ministry of Health made immediate and radical changes to national policy on treatment costs in the highlands b...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Trends in parasitology
Volume:
19
Issue:
9
Pages:
394-399
Publication date:
2003-09-05
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EISSN:
1471-5007
ISSN:
1471-4922
URN:
uuid:6836b884-8ed9-4093-b456-05bf5a9563cd
Source identifiers:
32451
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pubs:32451

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