Malaria patterns across altitudinal zones of Mount Elgon following intensified control and prevention programs in Uganda [post]

2020 unpublished
Malaria remains a major tropical vector-borne disease of immense public health concern owing to its debilitating effects in sub-Saharan Africa. In the recent past, the high altitude areas in Eastern Africa have been reported to experience dramatic cases of malaria. However, its patterns following intensified control and prevention interventions remains and the changing climate remains widely unexplored in these regions. This study thus analyzed malaria patterns across altitudinal zones of Mount
more » ... inal zones of Mount Elgon, Uganda. Methods Times-series data on malaria cases (2011 -2017) from five level III local health centers occurring across three altitudinal zones; low, mid and high altitude was utilized.
doi:10.21203/rs.2.23944/v1 fatcat:3ogcshs3inandhjwjhqpt7lbmq