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Malaria control in humanitarian emergencies – An inter-agency field handbook; 2013 Malaria control in humanitarian emergencies – An inter-agency field handbook; 2013

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Malaria control in humanitarian emergencies – An inter-agency field handbook. Second edition. 2013The interagency field handbook was developed to set out effective malaria control responses in humanitarian emergencies, particularly during the acute phase when reliance on international humanitarian assistance is greatest. This second edition represents a thorough updating and revision of the first edition. The structure remains similar, but includes an additional chapter on humanitarian coordination.

Estrategia para la toma de decisiones en el marco del manejo integrado de vectores de malaria; 2013 (Spanish only) Estrategia para la toma de decisiones en el marco del manejo integrado de vectores de malaria; 2013 (Spanish only)

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Date added: 09/11/2013
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Estrategia para la toma de decisiones en el marco del manejo integrado de vectores de malaria. 2013 (In Spanish) Esta estrategia se justifica dada la variedad de escenarios eco-epidemiológicos en los que ocurre la transmisión de malaria en la región de las Américas, lo que determina diferencias en la dinámica de transmisión y de los condicionantes de la efectividad de las acciones de control vectorial, y constituye un reto para la planificación costo - efectiva de intervenciones. La Estrategia promueve por lo tanto priorizar los recursos disponibles para realizar intervenciones con calidad y sostenibilidad en las localidades – focos que determinan la mayor carga de enfermedad – concentración de casos, implementar procesos de análisis para la adecuada selección de las intervenciones y evaluar su efectividad e impacto.

Management of Severe Malaria; 2012 Management of Severe Malaria; 2012

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Date added: 04/17/2013
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WHO. Management of Severe Malaria. 2012Malaria continues to be a major global health problem, with over 40% of the world’s population—more than 3.3 billion people—at risk for malaria to varying degrees in countries with on-going transmission. In addition, with modern, rapid means of travel, large numbers of people from nonmalarious areas are being infected, which may seriously affect them after they have returned home.

Disease Surveillance for Malaria Control; 2012 Disease Surveillance for Malaria Control; 2012

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Date added: 06/28/2012
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WHO. Disease Surveillance for Malaria Control, 2012A malaria surveillance system consists of the tools, procedures, people and structures that generate information on malaria cases and deaths, which can be used for planning, monitoring and evaluating malaria control programmes.

Disease Surveillance for Malaria Elimination; 2012 Disease Surveillance for Malaria Elimination; 2012

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WHO. Disease Surveillance for Malaria Elimination, 2012The aim of the elimination phase is to stop local transmission of malaria, in contrast to the control phase, in which the objective is to reduce the number of cases to low levels but not necessarily interrupt local transmission.

Global Plan for Insecticide Resistance Management in Malaria Vectors (GPIRM); 2012 Global Plan for Insecticide Resistance Management in Malaria Vectors (GPIRM); 2012

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Date added: 06/28/2012
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WHO.Global Plan for Insecticide Resistance Management in Malaria Vectors (GPIRM) 2012Management in malaria vectors (GPIRM) is a call to action. Through this document, WHO and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership call on governments of malaria-endemic countries, donor organizations, UN agencies, as well as research and industry partners, to implement a five-pillar strategy to tackle the growing threat of insecticide resistance and to facilitate the development of innovative vector control tools and strategies. 

Universal access to malaria diagnostic testing. An operational manual; 2011 Universal access to malaria diagnostic testing. An operational manual; 2011

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Date added: 12/11/2011
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WHO. Universal access to malaria diagnostic testing. An operational manual. 2011The aim of this interagency manual is to provide policy, strategy, technical and operational guidance to countries wishing to strengthen or set up routine malaria diagnostic services. These services include the use of both microscopy and rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) at all levels for the management of febrile patients by health workers and are integrated within other national programmes for strengthening laboratory services.

Methods and tecniques for assessing exposure to Antimalarial drugs in clinical field studies; 2011 Methods and tecniques for assessing exposure to Antimalarial drugs in clinical field studies; 2011

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Date added: 12/11/2011
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WHO. Methods and tecniques for assessing exposure to Natimalarial drugs in clinical field studies. 2011Achieving adequate concentrations of antimalarial drugs in the blood is pivotal to curing malaria. Accurate measurement of drug concentrations is essential to ensure optimal dosing of the currently available and newly introduced antimalarial drugs and for differentiating inadequate exposure to a drug from true resistance to the drug.

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