Epidemiology of malaria (West Africa ICEMR)
1. To address the need for baseline data on the burden of P. falciparum infection and malaria illness in relation to transmission risks at four different ecological settings in the Gambia, Mali, and Senegal.
2. To assess the impact of the current ongoing malaria control efforts, using different combination of approaches.
3. To investigate the relationship between pregnancy and childhood infection and illness in the context of an integrated malaria control program.