Malaria

Effect of new Malaria control programme of East Mono District in Togo from 2005-2009

Background: In 2005 Togo introduced new malaria control programme (MCP) to improve accessibility of malaria treatment and prevention. This study assessed the effect of the program on malaria morbidity and case-fatality rate (CFR) in East-mono District, community’s attitudes and perceptions towards the role played by community health-workers (CHW) in malaria treatment.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Dadja E. Dadja Landoh1,2, de Jager T2, Tint KS1,2, Kuonza L1, Sohou B3, Nagbe R3, 1.South African Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (SAFELTP); 2.School of Health Systems and Public Health (SHSPH), Faculty of Health Sciences, Unive

Presenter (s): 
Landoh

A Malaria Outbreak in a Malaria-Free Zone, Philippines-2010

Background: On March 9, 2010, increasing number of malaria cases from an Eastern Philippines municipality was reported to the National Epidemiology Center. An investigation was conducted to verify the existence of an outbreak, identify risk factors and recommend control and preventive measures. The locale is adjacent to areas hyperendemic for malaria.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Edzel L. Muhi, J. Pabellon, M. Mapue II, J. Lopez, E. Tayag

Presenter (s): 
Muhi

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.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

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

Presenter (s): 
del Prado

MALARIA INFECTION IN PRAGNAN AS A RISK FACTOR THE INCIDENCE OF LOW BIRT WEIGHT IN KAPUAS CENTRAL OF KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA

ABSTRACT

Background: Malaria is a major health problem in Indonesia. Kapuas is one of 338 malaria endemic distric in Indonesia with clinical malaria rate 51.87% and positive malaria rate 9.46% in 2008. Pregnant mothers are the major group at risk for malaria infection. Malaria infection during pregnancy contributes to maternal morbidity and low birth weight.

Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

Imade Winarta

Presenter (s): 
Winarta

Malaria “ neglected diseases” at Pandeglang, Indonesia, November – Desember 2009

An outbreak of malaria was suspected upon an increase of health visits to a village midwife in November 2009 in Pandeglang District in Indonesia. Clinical symptoms were aligned with malaria disease even though cases had not been detected since 2006. An investigation was conducted on 16 November to 30 December 2009 to confirm the outbreak, determine its extent and to determine the risk factors for infection. Laboratory testing was used to confirm the diagnosis and determine the extent of the outbreak.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Ritanugraini

Presenter (s): 
Nugraini

Analysis of Data from Malaria Surveillance, Health Region of East-Central Burkina Faso, From 2006 to 2009.

Background: Malaria is a global emergency that affects mostly poor women and children in the developing world. Malaria related-illnesses and mortality, cost Africa’s economy alone USD 12 billion annually. Faced with this situation, Burkina Faso implemented various policies of the WHO in the fight against malaria. This study would like to see the outcome of the implementation of control strategies, and the trend of malaria in the region of east-central Burkina Faso.

Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

D. YELBEOGO; E. KANYALA ; Y. NDJAKANI; B. SAWADOGO, P. NITIEMA, L. OUEDRAOGO; L. SANGARE; Z. TARNAGDA; M. SAWADOGO,

Presenter (s): 
OUEDRAGO

Evaluation of the Performance of Parachek P.f Rapid Diagnostic Test in Malaria Diagnosis in Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe, 2010

Authors: Regis C. Choto1, N. Gombe1, S. Midzi2, J. Mberikunashe2, 1.

University of Zimbabwe, Department of Community Medicine 2. Ministry of Health and Child Welfare

Name of FETP: Zimbabwe FETP FETP Graduation: 2009 docchots@gmail.com , Health Studies Office, P.O. Box CY 1122, Causeway, Harare

Title: Evaluation of the Performance of Parachek P.f Rapid Diagnostic Test in Malaria Diagnosis in Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe, 2010

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Regis C. Choto, N. Gombe, S. Midzi, J. Mberikunashe

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Regis Choto

Evaluation of Malaria Surveillance in Ghana, 2009

Background: Malaria is a life-threatening disease transmitted by mosquitoes. Globally it infects between 300-500 million people annually causing nearly one million deaths, mostly among African children. In 2008, 31.1% of all outpatient illnesses and 30.3% of deaths in children under-five years in Ghana was due to malaria mostly caused by Plasmodium falciparum. As part of its efforts to strengthen programme monitoring and evaluation the National Malaria Control Programme has an objective to improve surveillance data management.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Carl S. Osei1, 2, 3, E. Afari1, F. Wurapa1, C. Tetteh2 1. School of Public Health, FELTP, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana 2. Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, Accra, Ghana 3. Ghana Health Service, Accra, Ghana

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Carl Osei

Investigation of a malaria outbreak in a highly endemic city - Par, Brazil, 2009.

Abstract Text:

Background: On October 2009 the Brazilian National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) was notified of an increase of malaria cases in Anajs, located in the Amazon region. The average Parasite Incidence Rate (PIR: malaria positive smears/population) from 2003 to 2008 was 478/1,000 inhabitants. We performed an investigation to confirm the outbreak, describe the timeliness of case detection and treatment, and recommend control measures.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Authors: Gilmara L. Nascimento1, A. Castro1, A. N_brega1, W. Araujo1, M. N_brega2 1. Brazilian Field Epidemiology Training Program (EPISUS), Center for Strategic Information and Response in Health Surveillance (CIEVS), Department of Epidemiological S

Presenter (s): 
Ms. GILMARA NASCIMENTO
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