Imported malaria among African immigrants: is there still a relationship between developed countries and their ex-colonies?

Imported malaria among African immigrants: is there still a relationship between developed countries and their ex-colonies?

Millet JP, de Olalla PG, Gascón J, Prat JG, Treviño B, Pinazo MJ, Cabezos J, Muñoz J, Zarzuela F, and Caylà JA May 22, 2009
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The objective of this study was to compare cases of imported malaria originating from the Spanish ex-colony of Equatorial Guinea (EG) with those originating from the rest of Africa (RA). Cases of imported malaria originating in Africa, are more likely to come from the Spanish ex-colony of EG, and VFR are more likely to be affected. It is recommended that developed countries promote prevention programmes, such as CP advice directed at African immigrants, and develop programmes of cooperation against malaria in their ex-colonies.

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