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Human population, urban settlement patterns and their impact on Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity

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Background: The efficient allocation of financial resources for malaria control and the optimal distribution of appropriate interventions require accurate information on the geographic distribution of malaria risk and of the human populations it affects. Low population densities in rural areas and high population densities in urban areas can influence malaria transmission substantially. Here, the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) global database of Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate (PfPR...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1475-2875-7-218

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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - Univ. Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - Univ. Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
Role:
Author
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Institution:
Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - Univ. Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
Role:
Author
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Institution:
"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - Univ. Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - Univ. Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
Role:
Author
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Guerra, C
Grant:
076951
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Funding agency for:
Hay, S
Grant:
079091
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Funding agency for:
Tatem, A
Grant:
079091
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Funding agency for:
Noor, A
Grant:
081829
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
7
Article number:
218
Publication date:
2008-10-01
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Language:
English
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ora:3624
Deposit date:
2010-04-08

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