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The changing malaria landscape in Aseer region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: 2000–2015

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In 2004, a revised action plan was developed, supported by the World Health Organization, to eliminate malaria from Saudi Arabia by preventing re‑introduction of malaria into regions since declared malaria free, eliminating foci of transmission in the Mecca and Medina areas and a concerted effort of foci surveillance and control, to eliminate malaria from the regions of Jazan and Aseer. This paper provides the context, activities, progress, and possible contributions t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12936-016-1581-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Funding agency for:
Snow, R
Grant:
103602
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Name:
Aseer General Directorate of Health Affairs
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
15
Pages:
538
Publication date:
2016-11-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-28
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:657534
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uuid:6d1d52c0-bdff-477e-ac19-8353731ee5be
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pubs:657534
Source identifiers:
657534
Deposit date:
2016-11-08

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