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Towards malaria elimination in Savannakhet, Lao PDR: mathematical modelling driven strategy design.

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The number of Plasmodium falciparum malaria cases around the world has decreased substantially over the last 15 years, but with the spread of resistance against anti-malarial drugs and insecticides, this decline may not continue. There is an urgent need to consider alternative, accelerated strategies to eliminate malaria in countries like Lao PDR, where there are a few remaining endemic areas. A deterministic compartmental modelling tool was used to develop an integrat...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-017-2130-3

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ORCID:
0000-0001-9733-8304
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria journal Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
483
Publication date:
2017-11-28
Acceptance date:
2017-11-23
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:810074
URN:
uri:ea48613e-0e24-456b-8e08-fb16ac8e09dc
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uuid:ea48613e-0e24-456b-8e08-fb16ac8e09dc
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pubs:810074

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