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Spectrum-Malaria: a user-friendly projection tool for health impact assessment and strategic planning by malaria control programmes in sub-Saharan Africa

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BACKGROUND: Scale-up of malaria prevention and treatment needs to continue but national strategies and budget allocations are not always evidence-based. This article presents a new modelling tool projecting malaria infection, cases and deaths to support impact evaluation, target setting and strategic planning. METHODS: Nested in the Spectrum suite of programme planning tools, the model includes historic estimates of case incidence and deaths in groups aged up to 4, 5-14, and 15+ years, and pr...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-017-1705-3

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Gething, P
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
68
Publication date:
2017-02-10
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:680019
URN:
uri:d6b7ff27-c726-4781-98bf-e972b59e01f4
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uuid:d6b7ff27-c726-4781-98bf-e972b59e01f4
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pubs:680019
Paper number:
1

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