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World Health Organization : Year 1995 ; The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, Series Msr, No. 95.1, Pages P1-82: The Malaria Manual Guidelines for the Rapid Assessment of Social, Economic and Cultural Aspects of Malaria

By Helen Dzikunu

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1995 ; The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, Series Msr, No. 95.1, Pages P1-82: The Malaria Manual Guidelines for the Rapid Assessment of Social, Economic and Cultural Aspects of Malaria  
Author: Helen Dzikunu
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Publisher: World Health Organization

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Dzikunu, H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1995 ; The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, Series Msr, No. 95.1, Pages P1-82. Retrieved from http://members.worldlibrary.net/


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PREFACE A preliminary meeting which discussed the feasibility of undertaking rapid epidemiological, community and anthropological assessments of tropical disease was held in Baroda, India, 28 January - 1 February 1991, under the auspices of the UNDPANorld BankANHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases. This manual, which introduces and describes anthropological research methods for the rapid assessment of social, economic and cultural information, draws on the prepatory thinking of this meeting, and subsequent publications (Khan and Manderson, 1992; Manderson and Aaby, 1992a, 1992b).

Table of Contents
CONTENTS Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i Listofboxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii List of Research Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 I Introduction Malaria as a public health problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Social aspects of malaria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 The mosquito and the environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Epidemiological and clinical aspects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 1.4.1 The parasite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 1.4.2 The vector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1.4.3 Thehumanhost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1.4.4 Control measures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Clinical presentation of malaria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1.5.1 Plasmodium falciparum malaria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1.5.2 Plasmodium malariae malaria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 1 5.3 Plasmodium vivax malaria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 1.5.4 Plasmodium ovale malaria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Chemotherapy of malaria . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 How to use this manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ; 9 The Research Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 2 Collecting Background Information 2.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 2.2 Selecting the study site and study population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 2.2.1 Study site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 2.2.2 Study population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 2.3 Information on malaria transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2.4 Epidemiological information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 2.5 Ethical issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2.5.1 Information and consent procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2.5.2 Ethics in fieldwork . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

 

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