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An assessment of national surveillance systems for malaria elimination in the Asia Pacific.

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Heads of Government from Asia and the Pacific have committed to a malaria-free region by 2030. In 2015, the total number of confirmed cases reported to the World Health Organization by 22 Asia Pacific countries was 2,461,025. However, this was likely a gross underestimate due in part to incidence data not being available from the wide variety of known sources. There is a recognized need for an accurate picture of malaria over time and space to support the goal of elimi...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-017-1774-3

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Mercado, CE More by this author
Ekapirat, N More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
127
Publication date:
2017-03-05
Acceptance date:
2017-03-13
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:686898
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uri:76e0c186-e0cf-4748-ab49-bf4cf3a44b2a
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uuid:76e0c186-e0cf-4748-ab49-bf4cf3a44b2a
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pubs:686898

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