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Functional promoter haplotypes of interleukin-18 condition susceptibility to severe malarial anemia and childhood mortality (American Society for Microbiology, 2011)Severe malarial anemia (SMA) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children residing in regions where Plasmodium falciparum transmission is holoendemic. Although largely unexplored in children with SMA, ...
(Elsevier, 2011)This study investigated the level of acceptability of community-based health insurance (CBHI) among different population groups. The main focus of CBHI is capturing the majority of the population that depend on ...
Impact of insecticide-treated bed nets on malaria transmission indices on the south coast of Kenya (BioMed Central, 2011)Besides significantly reducing malaria vector densities, prolonged usage of bed nets has been linked to decline of Anopheles gambiaes.s. relative to Anopheles arabiensis, changes in host feeding preference of malaria ...
Impact of drought on the spatial pattern of transmission of Schistosoma haematobium in coastal Kenya (The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2011)We analyzed temporal changes in spatial patterns of active Schistosoma haematobium infection in different age groups and associated them with ponds infested with Bulinus snails. A major drought between 2001 and 2009 ...