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Assessing the role of climate change in Malaria transmission in Africa.
The sensitivity of vector borne diseases like malaria to climate continues to raise considerable concern over the implications of climate change on future disease dynamics. The problem of malaria vectors shifting from their ...
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FEMALE CAREGIVERS SELF-CARE KNOWLEDGE ON PREVENTION OF MALARIA AND EPISODES OF MALARIA AMONG UNDER FIVES AT HAUNA HOSPITAL.
According to the Zimbabwe National Health Strategy (2009) malaria ranked the highest cause of outpatient attendances accounting for all 11.5% of all attendances. Malaria was also the second cause of mortality in all age ...
Effect of treating Schistosoma haematobium infection on Plasmodium falciparum-specific antibody responses
(BioMed Central, 2008-11-17)
The overlapping geographical and socio-economic distribution of malaria and helminth infection has led to several studies investigating the immunological and pathological interactions of these parasites. This study focuses ...
Clinical falciparum malaria: Its severity, types, splenomegaly, association with malnutrition and criteria for diagnosis
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1983-12)
A clinical study of 78 consecutive cases - almost all by P. falciparum - was carried out. The population is semi-immune. 1. Most of the patients appeared to have contracted the disease when visiting ...
Knowledge attitudes and practices of grade three primary school children in relation to schistosomiasis, soil transmitted helminthiasis and malaria in Zimbabwe
(BioMed Central, 2011)
Helminth infection rates in grade three children are used as proxy indicators of community infection status and to guide treatment strategies in endemic areas. However knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of this target ...