Malaria, Falciparum

Mobile phones and malaria: modeling human and parasite travel.

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Apr 01, 2013

Human mobility plays an important role in the dissemination of malaria parasites between regions of variable transmission intensity.

Rapid electrochemical detection on a mobile phone.

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Jul 02, 2013

We present a compact mobile phone platform for rapid, quantitative biomolecular detection. This system consists of an embedded circuit for signal processing and data analysis, and disposable microfluidic chips for fluidic handling and biosensing.

Travel risk, malaria importation and malaria transmission in Zanzibar.

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Feb 22, 2012

The prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Zanzibar has reached historic lows.

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Human movement data for malaria control and elimination strategic planning.

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Sep 12, 2012

Recent increases in funding for malaria control have led to the reduction in transmission in many malaria endemic countries, prompting the national control programmes of 36 malaria endemic countries to set elimination targets.

The use of mobile phone data for the estimation of the travel patterns and imported Plasmodium falciparum rates among Zanzibar residents.

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Dec 31, 2009

BACKGROUND: Malaria endemicity in Zanzibar has reached historically low levels, and the epidemiology of malaria transmission is in transition. To capitalize on these gains, Zanzibar has commissioned a feasibility assessment to help inform on whether to move to an elimination campaign.

Integrated rapid-diagnostic-test reader platform on a cellphone.

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Jul 05, 2012

We demonstrate a cellphone-based rapid-diagnostic-test (RDT) reader platform that can work with various lateral flow immuno-chromatographic assays and similar tests to sense the presence of a target analyte in a sample.

Quantifying the impact of human mobility on malaria.

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Oct 15, 2012

Human movements contribute to the transmission of malaria on spatial scales that exceed the limits of mosquito dispersal.

Application of mobile-technology for disease and treatment monitoring of malaria in the "Better Border Healthcare Programme".

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Sep 09, 2010

BACKGROUND: The main objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of integrating the use of cell-phones into a routine malaria prevention and control programme, to improve the management of malaria cases among an under-served population in a border area.