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Furnival-Adams, Joanna, Olanga, Evelyn A, Napier, Mark and Garner, Paul ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0607-6941 (2020) 'House modifications for preventing malaria'. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol 10, Issue CD013398.

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Abstract

Background
Despite being preventable, malaria remains an important public health problem. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that overall progress in malaria control has plateaued for the first time since the turn of the century. Researchers and policymakers are therefore exploring alternative and supplementary malaria vector control tools. Research in 1900 indicated that modification of houses may be effective in reducing malaria: this is now being revisited, with new research now examining blocking house mosquito entry points or modifying house construction materials to reduce exposure of inhabitants to infectious bites.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QX Parasitology > Insects. Other Parasites > QX 510 Mosquitoes
WA Public Health > Housing. Buildings. Public Facilities > WA 795 Housing
WA Public Health > Statistics. Surveys > WA 950 Theory or methods of medical statistics. Epidemiologic methods
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 750 Malaria
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD013398.pub2
Depositing User: Christianne Esparza
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2020 19:53
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2020 19:53
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/15987

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