Burden Of Malaria In Mobile Populations In Greater Accra Region

ABSTRACT Background: The burden of malaria in mobile populations is still less documented in subSaharan Africa. This study determined the prevalence of malaria among hawkers and long distance truck drivers in the Greater Accra region of Ghana. Method: A cross-sectional study using consecutive sampling method between June and July 2016 in Accra and Tema was used. The study population was Hawkers who roam in the street and long distance truck drivers. RDTs and two thick blood smears were made for each participant, stained with Giemsa and read using microscopy. The location and distribution of these mobile populations were collected using geospatial technology. Result: The overall prevalence of malaria was 15.1% and Plasmodium falciparum was responsible for all malaria infection. The malaria prevalence was 18.9% and 10.9% respectively among hawkers and truck drivers (p

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APA

DIALLO, N (2021). Burden Of Malaria In Mobile Populations In Greater Accra Region. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/burden-of-malaria-in-mobile-populations-in-greater-accra-region

MLA 8th

DIALLO, NOUHOUM "Burden Of Malaria In Mobile Populations In Greater Accra Region" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/burden-of-malaria-in-mobile-populations-in-greater-accra-region. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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DIALLO, NOUHOUM . "Burden Of Malaria In Mobile Populations In Greater Accra Region". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Apr. 2021. Web. 25 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/burden-of-malaria-in-mobile-populations-in-greater-accra-region >.

Chicago

DIALLO, NOUHOUM . "Burden Of Malaria In Mobile Populations In Greater Accra Region" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 25, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/burden-of-malaria-in-mobile-populations-in-greater-accra-region