Affiliation: American Red Cross
- Distributing insecticide-treated bednets during measles vaccination: a low-cost means of achieving high and equitable coverageMark Grabowsky
American Red Cross, Washington, DC 20006 5304, USA
Bull World Health Organ 83:195-201. 2005..To achieve high and equitable coverage of insecticide-treated bednets by integrating their distribution into a measles vaccination campaign...
- Integrating insecticide-treated bednets into a measles vaccination campaign achieves high, rapid and equitable coverage with direct and voucher-based methodsMark Grabowsky
American Red Cross, Washington, DC 20006, USA
Trop Med Int Health 10:1151-60. 2005..35 in the rural area with direct distribution and $1.89 in the urban areas with voucher distribution. Mass distribution of ITNs through vaccination campaigns achieves rapid, high and equitable coverage at low cost...
- Sustained high coverage of insecticide-treated bednets through combined Catch-up and Keep-up strategiesMark Grabowsky
American Red Cross, USA
Trop Med Int Health 12:815-22. 2007..We assessed the 3-year effects of a one-time Catch-up campaign followed by clinic-based social marketing for routine Keep-up on ITN coverage and use...
- The unfinished measles immunization agendaPeter Strebel
Global Immunization Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
J Infect Dis 187:S1-7. 2003..The ongoing measles disease burden and availability of safe and effective measles mortality reduction strategies make a compelling case to complete the unfinished agenda of measles immunization...
- Evaluation of bednets after 38 months of household use in northwest GhanaStephen C Smith
Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:243-8. 2007..These results highlight the value of real-world data on bednet longevity to guide decisions regarding mosquito control strategies, bednet purchasing, frequency of bednet replacement, and product development...
- Quick wins versus sustainability: options for the upscaling of insecticide-treated netsChristian Lengeler
Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:222-6. 2007..It is clear that "one size doesn't fit all," and more experience needs to be gathered and shared. With planning and good promotion campaigns, these strategies can co-exist and re-enforce each other...
- The Measles Initiative to control measles in KenyaCharlotte A Bradsher
Adjunct Faculty, DNP Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Public Health Nurs 24:26-33. 2007..To describe the epidemiology of measles in Kenya and evaluate the Measles Initiative's (MI's) mass immunization campaign and its impact on measles control in Kenya...
- Measles vaccination effectiveness among children under 5 years of age in Kampala, UgandaEzekiel Mupere
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Vaccine 24:4111-5. 2006....
- Evaluation of the measles clinical case definitionSonja S Hutchins
National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
J Infect Dis 189:S153-9. 2004..The low positive predictive value of the clinical case definition in settings of low incidence demonstrates that serological confirmation is essential to ensure an accurate diagnosis of measles when measles is rare...
- The billion-dollar malaria momentMark Grabowsky
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, 8 Chemin de Blandonnet, 1214 Vernier, Geneva, Switzerland
Nature 451:1051-2. 2008