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About this Digest on Malaria

  1. Source for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Source for this Digest

The source of the summaries is the  "World Malaria Report 2008" produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2008.

The Levels 1 & 2 summaries were written by Dr. Marisa Fernandez, in collaboration with the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

On the WHO Global Malaria Programme website ,

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of objectivity as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this Digest was produced by Dr. Marisa Fernandez on 23 December 2008 on the basis of a canvas prepared by the GreenFacts Editorial Team

Second draft

The second draft of this Digest was produced on 20 February 2009 by the GreenFacts editorial team.

Preliminary and Peer review

The final draft of this Digest was produced in 19 March 2009 by GreenFacts after peer review by three independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our  peer review form). The peer-review was coordinated by Dr. Claude Lambré.

Peer-reviewers were:

  • Dr. Christophe Boete, PhD in Evolutionary Parasitology and Ecology
  • Dr. Sylviane Pied, Institut Pasteur, France
  • Dr. Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium

Final publication was authorized by the Vice-President of the GreenFacts Scientific Board on 1st April 2009.

Updates or subsequent post-publication revisions

No update or revision at present.

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