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    1. Gore-Langton GR, Alenwi N, Mungai J, Erupe NI, Eves K, Kimwana FN, Soti D, Akhwale W, Hassan FA, Juma E, Allan R. Patient adherence to prescribed artemisinin-based combination therapy in Garissa County, Kenya, after three years of health care in a conflict setting. Malar J. 2015 Mar 24; 14:125. PMID: 25888895; PMCID: PMC4405916.
    2. Kriza C, Hanass-Hancock J, Odame EA, Deghaye N, Aman R, Wahlster P, Marin M, Gebe N, Akhwale W, Wachsmuth I, Kolominsky-Rabas PL. A systematic review of health technology assessment tools in sub-Saharan Africa: methodological issues and implications. Health Res Policy Syst. 2014 Dec 02; 12:66. PMID: 25466570; PMCID: PMC4265527.
    3. Maina WK, Kim AA, Rutherford GW, Harper M, K'Oyugi BO, Sharif S, Kichamu G, Muraguri NM, Akhwale W, De Cock KM. Kenya AIDS Indicator Surveys 2007 and 2012: implications for public health policies for HIV prevention and treatment. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 01; 66 Suppl 1:S130-7. PMID: 24732817; PMCID: PMC4784700.
    4. De Cock KM, Rutherford GW, Akhwale W. Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey 2012. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 01; 66 Suppl 1:S1-2. PMID: 24732813.
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    5. Choge JK, Magak NG, Akhwale W, Koech J, Ngeiywa MM, Oyoo-Okoth E, Esamai F, Osano O, Khayeka-Wandabwa C, Kweka EJ. Symptomatic malaria diagnosis overestimate malaria prevalence, but underestimate anaemia burdens in children: results of a follow up study in Kenya. BMC Public Health. 2014 Apr 09; 14:332. PMID: 24712340; PMCID: PMC3996101.
    6. Ogutu BR, Onyango KO, Koskei N, Omondi EK, Ongecha JM, Otieno GA, Obonyo C, Otieno L, Eyase F, Johnson JD, Omollo R, Perkins DJ, Akhwale W, Juma E. Efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantrine and dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Kenyan children aged less than five years: results of an open-label, randomized, single-centre study. Malar J. 2014 Jan 28; 13:33. PMID: 24472156; PMCID: PMC3916309.
    7. Siekmans K, Sohani S, Kisia J, Kiilu K, Wamalwa E, Nelima F, Otieno DO, Nyandigisi A, Akhwale W, Ngindu A. Community case management of malaria: a pro-poor intervention in rural Kenya. Int Health. 2013 Sep; 5(3):196-204. PMID: 24030270.
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    8. Yard EE, Daniel JH, Lewis LS, Rybak ME, Paliakov EM, Kim AA, Montgomery JM, Bunnell R, Abudo MU, Akhwale W, Breiman RF, Sharif SK. Human aflatoxin exposure in Kenya, 2007: a cross-sectional study. Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2013; 30(7):1322-31. PMID: 23767939; PMCID: PMC3725670.
    9. Kisia J, Nelima F, Otieno DO, Kiilu K, Emmanuel W, Sohani S, Siekmans K, Nyandigisi A, Akhwale W. Factors associated with utilization of community health workers in improving access to malaria treatment among children in Kenya. Malar J. 2012 Jul 30; 11:248. PMID: 22846194; PMCID: PMC3473249.
    10. Mohamed AA, Oundo J, Kariuki SM, Boga HI, Sharif SK, Akhwale W, Omolo J, Amwayi AS, Mutonga D, Kareko D, Njeru M, Li S, Breiman RF, Stine OC. Molecular epidemiology of geographically dispersed Vibrio cholerae, Kenya, January 2009-May 2010. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Jun; 18(6):925-31. PMID: 22607971; PMCID: PMC3358164.
    11. Zurovac D, Sudoi RK, Akhwale WS, Ndiritu M, Hamer DH, Rowe AK, Snow RW. The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on Kenyan health workers' adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster randomised trial. Lancet. 2011 Aug 27; 378(9793):795-803. PMID: 21820166; PMCID: PMC3163847.
    12. Bayoh MN, Akhwale W, Ombok M, Sang D, Engoki SC, Koros D, Walker ED, Williams HA, Burke H, Armstrong GL, Cetron MS, Weinberg M, Breiman R, Hamel MJ. Malaria in Kakuma refugee camp, Turkana, Kenya: facilitation of Anopheles arabiensis vector populations by installed water distribution and catchment systems. Malar J. 2011 Jun 04; 10:149. PMID: 21639926; PMCID: PMC3130698.
    13. Abuya T, Amin A, Molyneux S, Akhwale W, Marsh V, Gilson L. Importance of strategic management in the implementation of private medicine retailer programmes: case studies from three districts in Kenya. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 Jul 02; 10 Suppl 1:S7. PMID: 20594373; PMCID: PMC2895751.
    14. Hightower A, Kiptui R, Manya A, Wolkon A, Vanden Eng JL, Hamel M, Noor A, Sharif SK, Buluma R, Vulule J, Laserson K, Slutsker L, Akhwale W. Bed net ownership in Kenya: the impact of 3.4 million free bed nets. Malar J. 2010 Jun 24; 9:183. PMID: 20576145; PMCID: PMC2912322.
    15. Abuya TO, Fegan G, Amin AA, Akhwale WS, Noor AM, Snow RW, Marsh V. Evaluating different dimensions of programme effectiveness for private medicine retailer malaria control interventions in Kenya. PLoS One. 2010 Jan 28; 5(1):e8937. PMID: 20126620; PMCID: PMC2812495.
    16. John CC, Riedesel MA, Magak NG, Lindblade KA, Menge DM, Hodges JS, Vulule JM, Akhwale W. Possible interruption of malaria transmission, highland Kenya, 2007-2008. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Dec; 15(12):1917-24. PMID: 19961670; PMCID: PMC3044531.
    17. Chuma J, Abuya T, Memusi D, Juma E, Akhwale W, Ntwiga J, Nyandigisi A, Tetteh G, Shretta R, Amin A. Reviewing the literature on access to prompt and effective malaria treatment in Kenya: implications for meeting the Abuja targets. Malar J. 2009 Oct 28; 8:243. PMID: 19863788; PMCID: PMC2773788.
    18. Skarbinski J, Ouma PO, Causer LM, Kariuki SK, Barnwell JW, Alaii JA, de Oliveira AM, Zurovac D, Larson BA, Snow RW, Rowe AK, Laserson KF, Akhwale WS, Slutsker L, Hamel MJ. Effect of malaria rapid diagnostic tests on the management of uncomplicated malaria with artemether-lumefantrine in Kenya: a cluster randomized trial. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Jun; 80(6):919-26. PMID: 19478249.
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    19. de Oliveira AM, Skarbinski J, Ouma PO, Kariuki S, Barnwell JW, Otieno K, Onyona P, Causer LM, Laserson KF, Akhwale WS, Slutsker L, Hamel M. Performance of malaria rapid diagnostic tests as part of routine malaria case management in Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Mar; 80(3):470-4. PMID: 19270300.
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    20. Juma EA, Obonyo CO, Akhwale WS, Ogutu BR. A randomized, open-label, comparative efficacy trial of artemether-lumefantrine suspension versus artemether-lumefantrine tablets for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in children in western Kenya. Malar J. 2008 Dec 22; 7:262. PMID: 19102746; PMCID: PMC2635380.
    21. Mita T, Tanabe K, Takahashi N, Culleton R, Ndounga M, Dzodzomenyo M, Akhwale WS, Kaneko A, Kobayakawa T. Indigenous evolution of Plasmodium falciparum pyrimethamine resistance multiple times in Africa. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2009 Feb; 63(2):252-5. PMID: 19036751; PMCID: PMC2639266.
    22. Temperley M, Mueller DH, Njagi JK, Akhwale W, Clarke SE, Jukes MC, Estambale BB, Brooker S. Costs and cost-effectiveness of delivering intermittent preventive treatment through schools in western Kenya. Malar J. 2008 Sep 30; 7:196. PMID: 18826594; PMCID: PMC2564968.
    23. Zurovac D, Njogu J, Akhwale W, Hamer DH, Larson BA, Snow RW. Effects of revised diagnostic recommendations on malaria treatment practices across age groups in Kenya. Trop Med Int Health. 2008 Jun; 13(6):784-7. PMID: 18482078; PMCID: PMC2592476.
    24. Njogu J, Akhwale W, Hamer DH, Zurovac D. Health facility and health worker readiness to deliver new national treatment policy for malaria in Kenya. East Afr Med J. 2008 May; 85(5):213-21. PMID: 18814531; PMCID: PMC2669166.
    25. Zurovac D, Njogu J, Akhwale W, Hamer DH, Snow RW. Translation of artemether-lumefantrine treatment policy into paediatric clinical practice: an early experience from Kenya. Trop Med Int Health. 2008 Jan; 13(1):99-107. PMID: 18291008; PMCID: PMC2592474.
    26. Obonyo CO, Vulule J, Akhwale WS, Grobbee DE. In-hospital morbidity and mortality due to severe malarial anemia in western Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Dec; 77(6 Suppl):23-8. PMID: 18165471.
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    27. Brooker S, Akhwale W, Pullan R, Estambale B, Clarke SE, Snow RW, Hotez PJ. Epidemiology of plasmodium-helminth co-infection in Africa: populations at risk, potential impact on anemia, and prospects for combining control. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Dec; 77(6 Suppl):88-98. PMID: 18165479; PMCID: PMC2637949.
    28. Fegan GW, Noor AM, Akhwale WS, Cousens S, Snow RW. Effect of expanded insecticide-treated bednet coverage on child survival in rural Kenya: a longitudinal study. Lancet. 2007 Sep 22; 370(9592):1035-9. PMID: 17889242; PMCID: PMC2117339.
    29. Noor AM, Amin AA, Akhwale WS, Snow RW. Increasing coverage and decreasing inequity in insecticide-treated bed net use among rural Kenyan children. PLoS Med. 2007 Aug; 4(8):e255. PMID: 17713981; PMCID: PMC1949846.
    30. Amin AA, Zurovac D, Kangwana BB, Greenfield J, Otieno DN, Akhwale WS, Snow RW. The challenges of changing national malaria drug policy to artemisinin-based combinations in Kenya. Malar J. 2007 May 29; 6:72. PMID: 17535417; PMCID: PMC1892027.
    31. Zurovac D, Larson BA, Akhwale W, Snow RW. The financial and clinical implications of adult malaria diagnosis using microscopy in Kenya. Trop Med Int Health. 2006 Aug; 11(8):1185-94. PMID: 16903882.
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    32. Akhwale WS, Lum JK, Kaneko A, Eto H, Obonyo C, Björkman A, Kobayakawa T. Anemia and malaria at different altitudes in the western highlands of Kenya. Acta Trop. 2004 Jul; 91(2):167-75. PMID: 15234666.
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