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Malaria control in Timor-Leste during a period of political instability: what lessons can be learned?

Martins, Joao S; Zwi, Anthony B; Martins, Nelson; Kelly, Paul M


BACKGROUND Malaria is a major global health problem, often exacerbated by political instability, conflict, and forced migration. OBJECTIVES To examine the impact of political upheaval and population displacement in Timor-Leste (2006) on malaria in the country. METHOD Case study approach drawing on both qualitative and quantitative methods including document reviews, in-depth interviews, focus group discussions, site visits and analysis of routinely collected data. FINDINGS The conflict had its...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009-12-16
Type: Journal article
Source: Conflict and Health
DOI: 10.1186/1752-1505-3-11
Access Rights: Open Access


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