Can timely vector control interventions triggered by atypical environmental conditions prevent malaria epidemics? A case-study from wajir county, kenya.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/315843
Title:
Can timely vector control interventions triggered by atypical environmental conditions prevent malaria epidemics? A case-study from wajir county, kenya.
Authors:
Maes, Peter; Harries, Anthony D; Van den Bergh, Rafael; Noor, Abdisalan; Snow, Robert W; Tayler-Smith, Katherine; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Zachariah, Rony; Allan, Richard
Journal:
PloS ONE
Abstract:
Atypical environmental conditions with drought followed by heavy rainfall and flooding in arid areas in sub-Saharan Africa can lead to explosive epidemics of malaria, which might be prevented through timely vector-control interventions.
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Issue Date:
3-Apr-2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/315843
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pone.0092386
PubMed ID:
24699034
Language:
en
ISSN:
1932-6203
Appears in Collections:
Malaria

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dc.contributor.authorMaes, Peteren_GB
dc.contributor.authorHarries, Anthony Den_GB
dc.contributor.authorVan den Bergh, Rafaelen_GB
dc.contributor.authorNoor, Abdisalanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSnow, Robert Wen_GB
dc.contributor.authorTayler-Smith, Katherineen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHinderaker, Sven Gudmunden_GB
dc.contributor.authorZachariah, Ronyen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAllan, Richarden_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-15T15:49:11Z-
dc.date.available2014-04-15T15:49:11Z-
dc.date.issued2014-04-03-
dc.identifier.citationCan timely vector control interventions triggered by atypical environmental conditions prevent malaria epidemics? A case-study from Wajir County, Kenya. 2014, 9 (4):e92386 PLoS ONEen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1932-6203-
dc.identifier.pmid24699034-
dc.identifier.doi10.1371/journal.pone.0092386-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/315843-
dc.description.abstractAtypical environmental conditions with drought followed by heavy rainfall and flooding in arid areas in sub-Saharan Africa can lead to explosive epidemics of malaria, which might be prevented through timely vector-control interventions.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPublic Library of Scienceen_GB
dc.rightsPublished by Public Library of Science, [url]http://www.plosone.org/[/url] Archived on this site by Open Access permissionen_GB
dc.subjectCourse on Operational Researchen_GB
dc.subjectMalariaen_GB
dc.subjectMalnutritionen_GB
dc.titleCan timely vector control interventions triggered by atypical environmental conditions prevent malaria epidemics? A case-study from wajir county, kenya.en
dc.identifier.journalPloS ONEen_GB

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