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Hitting a moving target: a model for malaria elimination in the presence of population movement

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Abstract South Africa is committed to eliminating malaria with a goal of zero local transmission by 2018. Malaria elimination strategies may be unsuccessful if they focus only on vector biology, and ignore the mobility patterns of humans, particularly where the majority of infections are imported. In the first study in Mpumalanga Province in South Africa designed for this purpose, a metapopulation model is developed to assess the impact of their proposed elimination-focused policy interventio...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0144990

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0000-0002-5547-820X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-6523-185X
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Public Library of Science (PLoS) Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Issue:
12
Pages:
e0144990
Publication date:
2015-01-01
Acceptance date:
2015-11-25
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ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
26689547
Source identifiers:
584188
Language:
English
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pubs:584188
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uuid:5578a20c-621c-4425-9582-02cdcb0df53a
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pubs:584188
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2019-02-05

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