How molecular epidemiology studies can support the National Malaria Control Program in Papua New Guinea

Koepfli, C., Barry, Alyssa, Javati, S., Timinao, L., Nate, E., Mueller, I. and Barnadas, C. 2014, How molecular epidemiology studies can support the National Malaria Control Program in Papua New Guinea, Papua and New Guinea medical journal, vol. 57, no. 1-4, pp. 75-85.


Title How molecular epidemiology studies can support the National Malaria Control Program in Papua New Guinea
Author(s) Koepfli, C.
Barry, AlyssaORCID iD for Barry, Alyssa orcid.org/0000-0002-1189-2310
Javati, S.
Timinao, L.
Nate, E.
Mueller, I.
Barnadas, C.
Journal name Papua and New Guinea medical journal
Volume number 57
Issue number 1-4
Start page 75
End page 85
Total pages 11
Publisher Medical Society Of Papua New Guinea
Place of publication Port Moresby, New Guinea
Publication date 2014-03-01
ISSN 0031-1480
Summary Papua New Guinea (PNG) is undertaking intensified efforts to control malaria. The National Malaria Control Program aims to reduce the burden of disease by large-scale distribution of insecticide-treated bednets, improved diagnosis and implementation of new treatments. A scientific program monitoring the effect of these interventions, including molecular epidemiology studies, closely accompanies the program. Laboratory assays have been developed in (or transferred to) PNG to measure prevalence of infection and intensity of transmission as well as potential resistance to currently used drugs. These assays help to assess the impact of the National Malaria Control Program, and they reveal a much clearer picture of malaria epidemiology in PNG. In addition, analysis of the geographical clustering of parasites aids in selecting areas where intensified control will be most successful. This paper gives an overview of current research and recently completed studies in the molecular epidemiology of malaria conducted in Papua New Guinea.
Language eng
Indigenous content off
Field of Research 11 Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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