All articles on Solomon Island or Vanuatu

Publications by the PacMI project

The architecture and effect of participation: a systematic review of community participation for communicable disease control and elimination. Implications for malaria elimination
Atkinson JM, Vallely A, Fitzgerald L, Whittaker M, Tanner M.
Malaria Journal August 2011, 10:225.

Bionomics of the malaria vector Anopheles farauti in Temotu Province, Solomon Islands: issues for malaria elimination
Bugoro H, Cooper RD, Butafa C, Iro'ofa C, Mackenzie DO, Chen C, Russell TL.
Malaria Journal May 2011, 10:133.

Exploring provider and community responses to the new malaria diagnostic and treatment regime in Solomon Islands
Wijesinghe RS, Atkinson JAM, Bobogare A, Wini L, Whittaker M.
Malaria Journal January 2011, 10:3.

A large proportion of asymptomatic Plasmodium infections with low and sub-microscopic parasite densities in the low transmission setting of Temotu Province, Solomon Islands: challenges for malaria diagnostics in an elimination setting
Harris I, Sharrock WW, Bain LM, Gray KA, Bobogare A, Boaz L, Lilley K, Krause D, Vallely A, Johnson ML, Gatton ML, Shanks GD, Cheng Q.
Malaria Journal September 2010, 9:254.

Population screening for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiencies in Isabel Province, Solomon Islands, using a modified enzyme assay on filter paper dried bloodspots
Kuwahata M, Wijesinghe R, Ho MF, Pelecanos A, Bobogare A, Landry L, Bugora H, Vallely A, McCarthy J.
Malaria Journal August 2010, 9:223.

Modern geographical reconnaissance of target populations in malaria elimination zones
Kelly GC, Hii J, Batarii W, Donald W, Hale W, Nausien J, Pontifex S, Vallely A, Tanner M, Clements A.
Malaria Journal July 2010, 9:289.

Malaria on isolated Melanesian islands prior to the initiation of malaria elimination activities
The Pacific Malaria Initiative Survey Group [PMISG] on behalf of the Ministries of Health of Vanuatu and Solomon Islands, Shanks, D.
Malaria Journal July 2010, 9:218.

Using serological measures to monitor changes in malaria transmission in Vanuatu
Cook J, Reid H, Iavro J, Kuwahata M, Taleo G, Clements A, McCarthy J, Vallely A, Drakeley C.
Malaria Journal June 2010, 9:169.

Baseline spatial distribution of malaria prior to an elimination programme in Vanuatu
Reid H, Vallely A, Taleo G, Tatem AJ, Kelly G, Riley I, Harris I, Iata H, Iamaher S, Clement ACA.
Malaria Journal June 2010, 9:150.

Malaria elimination in Asia-Pacific: an under-told story
Hsiang M, Abeyasinghe R, Whittaker M, Feachem R.
The Lancet May 2010, pages 1586-7.

Community participation for malaria elimination in Tafea Province, Vanuatu: Part I. Maintaining motivation for prevention practices in the context of disappearing disease
Atkinson J, Fitzgerald L, Toaliu H, Taleo G, Tynan A, Whittaker M, Riley I, Vallely A.
Malaria Journal April 2010, 9:93.

A cluster randomized controlled cross-over bed net acceptability and preference trial in Solomon Islands: community participation in shaping policy for malaria elimination.
Atkinson J, Bobogare A, Vallely A, Boaz L, Kelly G, Basifiri W, Forsyth S, Baker P, Appleyard B, Toaliu H, Williams G.
Malaria Journal December 2009; 8:298.

A qualitative study on the acceptability and preference of three types of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets in Solomon Islands: implications for malaria elimination
Atkinson J, Bobogare A, Fitzgerald L, Boaz L, Appleyard B, Toaliu H, Vallely A.
Malaria Journal June 2009, 8:119

Recent publications by PacMI partners on malaria

Space-time variation of malaria incidence in Yunnan province, China
Clements A, Barnett A, Cheng Z, Snow R, Zhou H.
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:810

Malaria vectors of Papua New Guinea.
Cooper R, Waterson D, Frances S, Beebe N, Pluess B, Sweeney A.
Int J Parasitol. June 2009.

Treating malaria in pregnancy in developing countries: priorities in clinical research and drug development.
Vallely A, McCarthy J, Changalucha J, Vallely L, Chandramohan D.
Exp Rev Clin Pharmacol 2008; 1(1):61-72.

Malaria's indirect contribution to all-cause mortality in the Andaman Islands during the colonial era.
Shanks G, Hay S, Bradley D.
Lancet Infect Dis. September 2008, 7:100

Spatial prediction of Plasmodium falciparum prevalence in Somalia
Noor A, Clements A, Gething P, Moloney G, Borle M, Shewchuk T, Hay S, Snow R.
Malaria Journal August 2008, 7:159

Malaria transmission pattern resilience to climatic variability is mediated by insecticide-treated nets.
Chaves L, Kaneko A, Taleo G, Pascual M, Wilson M.
Malaria Journal June 2008, 8(9):564-70

Malaria in pregnancy in the Solomon islands: barriers to prevention and control.
Appleyard B, Tuni M, Cheng Q, Chen N, Bryan J, McCarthy J.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. March 2008; 78(3):449-54

Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy in Africa: what's new, what's needed?
Vallely A, Vallely L, Changalucha J, Greenwood B, Chandramohan D.
Malaria Journal 2007;6:16