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Combining long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying for malaria prevention in Ethiopia: Study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
Background: Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) are the main malaria prevention interventions in Ethiopia. There is conflicting evidence that the combined application of both interventions ...
Comparison of two adult mosquito sampling methods with human landing catches in south-central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2017-01-13)
Background: The human landing catch (HLC) is the standard reference method for measuring human exposure to mosquito bites. However, HLC is labour-intensive, exposes collectors to infectious mosquito bites and is subjected ...
Proximity to vector breeding site and risk of Plasmodium vivax infection: a prospective cohort study in rural Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2017-09-19)
Background: Despite falling incidence and mortality since the turn of the century, malaria remains an important global health challenge. In the future fight against malaria, greater emphasis will have to be placed on ...
Equity in long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying for malaria prevention in a rural South Central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2016-07-16)
Background: While recognizing the recent achievement in the global fight against malaria, the disease remains a challenge to health systems in low-income countries. Beyond widespread consensuses about prioritizing malaria ...
Human-biting activities of Anopheles species in south-central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2016-09-30)
Background: Indoor residual spraying (IRS) and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are the key malaria vector control interventions in Ethiopia. The success of these interventions rely on their efficacy to repel or kill ...
Bed nets used to protect against malaria do not last long in a semi-arid area of Ethiopia: A cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2018-06-20)
Background: Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are a key tool for malaria prevention and control. Currently, the recommended serviceable life of an LLIN is 3 years under field conditions. However, field studies ...