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Reported Malaria Cases - Total Number
Entry ID: geodata_1772

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Abstract: There are over 40 species of anopheline mosquitoes that transmit human malaria, which differ in their transmission potential. The most competent and efficient malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae, occurs exclusively in Africa and is also one of the most difficult to control. Climatic conditions determine the presence or absence of anopheline’s vectors. Tropical areas of the world have the best combination of adequate rainfall, temperature and humidity allowing for breeding and survival of anophelines.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.5   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Reported Malaria Cases - Total Number
Dataset Release Date: 2005-01-01
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
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Use Constraints Public
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UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation, World Health Organization, United Nations Supplemental Info
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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