Adam Wolkon

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Rapid scale-up of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets through integration into the national immunization program during child health week in Togo, 2004
    Adam Wolkon
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1014-9. 2010
  2. pmc Comparison of anaemia and parasitaemia as indicators of malaria control in household and EPI-health facility surveys in Malawi
    Don P Mathanga
    Malaria Alert Centre, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Malar J 9:107. 2010
  3. pmc Impact of mass distribution of free long-lasting insecticidal nets on childhood malaria morbidity: the Togo National Integrated Child Health Campaign
    Dianne J Terlouw
    Child and Reproductive Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, UK
    Malar J 9:199. 2010
  4. pmc Impact of indoor residual spraying with lambda-cyhalothrin on malaria parasitemia and anemia prevalence among children less than five years of age in an area of intense, year-round transmission in Malawi
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, and Entomology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:997-1004. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Burden of malaria at community level in children less than 5 years of age in Togo
    M James Eliades
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:622-9. 2006
  6. pmc Assessing bed net use and non-use after long-lasting insecticidal net distribution: a simple framework to guide programmatic strategies
    Jodi L Vanden Eng
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, 4770 Buford Hwy MS F 22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Malar J 9:133. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Insecticide-treated net ownership and usage in Niger after a nationwide integrated campaign
    Julie Thwing
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:827-34. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of handheld computers with global positioning systems for probability sampling and data entry in household surveys
    Jodi L Vanden Eng
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:393-9. 2007
  9. pmc Bed net ownership in Kenya: the impact of 3.4 million free bed nets
    Allen Hightower
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control, Center for Global Health, Mailstop F22, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Malar J 9:183. 2010
  10. pmc Factors associated with mosquito net use by individuals in households owning nets in Ethiopia
    Patricia M Graves
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:354. 2011

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Rapid scale-up of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets through integration into the national immunization program during child health week in Togo, 2004
    Adam Wolkon
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1014-9. 2010
    ..Together, these findings demonstrate that in this setting, increased household ITN ownership, equity, and retention can be achieved on a national scale through free ITN distribution during an integrated campaign...
  2. pmc Comparison of anaemia and parasitaemia as indicators of malaria control in household and EPI-health facility surveys in Malawi
    Don P Mathanga
    Malaria Alert Centre, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Malar J 9:107. 2010
    ..To date, there are no published evaluations of this recommendation...
  3. pmc Impact of mass distribution of free long-lasting insecticidal nets on childhood malaria morbidity: the Togo National Integrated Child Health Campaign
    Dianne J Terlouw
    Child and Reproductive Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, UK
    Malar J 9:199. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Impact of indoor residual spraying with lambda-cyhalothrin on malaria parasitemia and anemia prevalence among children less than five years of age in an area of intense, year-round transmission in Malawi
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, and Entomology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:997-1004. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Burden of malaria at community level in children less than 5 years of age in Togo
    M James Eliades
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:622-9. 2006
    ..8-2.5). Net ownership (mainly untreated) was 225/2,532 (8.9%). Subsequent nation-wide introduction of LLITNs and the introduction of artemisinin-based combination therapy have the potential to markedly reduce this burden of malaria...
  6. pmc Assessing bed net use and non-use after long-lasting insecticidal net distribution: a simple framework to guide programmatic strategies
    Jodi L Vanden Eng
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, 4770 Buford Hwy MS F 22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Malar J 9:133. 2010
    ..In order to increase ITN use, it is necessary to devise strategies that accurately identify, differentiate, and target the reasons and types of non-use...
  7. doi request reprint Insecticide-treated net ownership and usage in Niger after a nationwide integrated campaign
    Julie Thwing
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:827-34. 2008
    ..We evaluated the campaign effectiveness, net retention, insecticide-treated net (ITN) ownership, and usage...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of handheld computers with global positioning systems for probability sampling and data entry in household surveys
    Jodi L Vanden Eng
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:393-9. 2007
    ..We propose this method as an alternative to the Expanded Program on Immunization cluster sample method when a fast, statistically valid survey is required in an environment with little census information at the enumeration area level...
  9. pmc Bed net ownership in Kenya: the impact of 3.4 million free bed nets
    Allen Hightower
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control, Center for Global Health, Mailstop F22, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Malar J 9:183. 2010
    ..The feasibility of a distribution strategy aimed at a high-risk target group to meet bed net ownership and usage targets is evaluated...
  10. pmc Factors associated with mosquito net use by individuals in households owning nets in Ethiopia
    Patricia M Graves
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:354. 2011
    ..It is important to understand individual level net use factors in the context of the home to modify programmes so as to maximize net use...
  11. pmc Ownership and usage of insecticide-treated bed nets after free distribution via a voucher system in two provinces of Mozambique
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Malar J 9:222. 2010
    ..A survey to evaluate ITN ownership and usage post-campaign was conducted...
  12. pmc Impact of health facility-based insecticide treated bednet distribution in Malawi: progress and challenges towards achieving universal coverage
    Jacek Skarbinski
    Malaria Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21995. 2011
    ..Since 2007 Malawi has implemented free health facility-based ITN distribution for pregnant women and children <5 years old (under-5s). We evaluated the progress of this targeted approach toward achieving universal ITN coverage...
  13. pmc Which nets are being used: factors associated with mosquito net use in Amhara, Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regions of Ethiopia
    Jeremiah M Ngondi
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:92. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate factors associated with net use at two time points, before and after mass distribution of nets...
  14. ncbi request reprint Laboratory wash resistance of long-lasting insecticidal nets
    John E Gimnig
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 10:1022-9. 2005
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