Geographically Isolated and Depressed Area(GIDA) Malaria Outbreak within the City -̶ Southern Philippines, 2010

Background: On July 6, 2010, the National Epidemiology Center received a report of increasing malaria cases in a remote village in Davao City, accessible only by an 8-hour helicopter ride. There were no reported case since 2005. An FETP team was sent to conduct an epidemiological investigation to verify the outbreak, identify the risk factors, and recommend control and preventive measures.

Author (s): 

Melanie M. del Prado, N. Jalani, M. Mapue II, J. Lopez, E. Tayag

Presenter (s): 
del Prado
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