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Research Article

Reducing Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Transmission in Africa: A Model-Based Evaluation of Intervention Strategies

  • Jamie T. Griffin,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, England

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  • T. Deirdre Hollingsworth,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, England

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  • Lucy C. Okell,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, England

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  • Thomas S. Churcher,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, England

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  • Michael White,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, England

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  • Wes Hinsley,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, England

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  • Teun Bousema,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, England

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  • Chris J. Drakeley,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, England

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  • Neil M. Ferguson,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, England

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  • María-Gloria Basáñez,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, England

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  • Azra C. Ghani mail

    a.ghani@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, England

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  • Published: August 10, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000324

About the Authors

Jamie T. Griffin, T. Deirdre Hollingsworth, Lucy C. Okell, Thomas S. Churcher, Michael White, Wes Hinsley, Neil M. Ferguson, María-Gloria Basáñez, Azra C. Ghani
MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, England
Teun Bousema, Chris J. Drakeley
Department of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, England

Corresponding Author

Email: a.ghani@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

ACG has received payment for advice on malaria transmission modeling from Glaxo SmithKline.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JTG TDH LCO TSC MW WH TB CD NMF MGB ACG. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: JTG TDH LCO TSC MW WH TB CD NMF MGB ACG. Designed the experiments/the study: JTG LCO TSC ACG. Analyzed the data: JTG TDH TSC ACG. Collected data/did experiments for the study: JTG TDH LCO TSC WH CD ACG. Wrote the first draft of the paper: JTG ACG. Contributed to the writing of the paper: TDH LCO TSC MW TB CD NMF MGB. Provided some of the data used and helped in epidemiological interpretation of other datasets: CD. Assisted in model development and testing, advised on presentation of the results: NMF.