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A Systematic Review of the Evidence on the Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Mass Screen-and-Treat Interventions for Malaria Control

September 8, 2021 - 16:57 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Kim S, Luande VN, Rocklöv J, Carlton JM, Tozan Y
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Sep 7:tpmd210325

Malaria elimination and eradication efforts have stalled globally. Further, asymptomatic infections as silent transmission reservoirs are considered a major challenge to malaria elimination efforts. There is increased interest in a mass screen-and-treat (MSAT) strategy as an alternative to mass drug administration to reduce malaria burden and transmission in endemic settings.

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