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Insecticide-Treated Traditional Scarves Among Migrants

David Sintasath of Malaria Consortium in the United Kingdom proposes to treat the traditional scarves worn by migrant workers along the Thai-Cambodia border with insecticides to reduce the overall malaria disease burden. Sintasath will then monitor subsequent infection rates reported by area health facilities, and survey participants to learn more about their knowledge, attitude and use of the treated scarves.

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