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Operational strategies to achieve and maintain malaria elimination.

Abstract:

Present elimination strategies are based on recommendations derived during the Global Malaria Eradication Program of the 1960s. However, many countries considering elimination nowadays have high intrinsic transmission potential and, without the support of a regional campaign, have to deal with the constant threat of imported cases of the disease, emphasising the need to revisit the strategies on which contemporary elimination programmes are based. To eliminate malaria, programmes need to conc...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Slutsker, L More by this author
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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
376
Issue:
9752
Pages:
1592-1603
Publication date:
2010-11-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:c9f2f888-9267-4ea4-aaad-6f420e220315
Source identifiers:
97299
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pubs:97299

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