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Research Article

Modelling the Impact of Artemisinin Combination Therapy and Long-Acting Treatments on Malaria Transmission Intensity

  • Lucy C Okell mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Lucy.Okell@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Chris J Drakeley,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Teun Bousema,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Christopher J. M Whitty,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Azra C Ghani

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: November 25, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050226

About the Authors

Lucy C Okell, Chris J Drakeley, Christopher J. M Whitty
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Teun Bousema
Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Azra C Ghani
MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: Lucy.Okell@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

LCO conceived the study, carried out the analysis and drafted the paper; CJD, TB and CJMW contributed substantially to the design and interpretation and revised the manuscript critically; ACG was involved closely in all stages of the conception, design, and analysis for the study, and editing of the manuscript.