Malaria in Sahelian Region
70% of the world cases of Paludism are in subtropical Africa.
The saheliane area retained within the framework of ACCIES project is an unstable zone of Paludism (hypoendemic) with :
not of collective immunity
morbidity at any age ; resistance ++ (consommation of anti paludic)).
One can oppose it to the tropical rural regions which are zones of stable Paludism (hyper and holoendemic) with :
infantile morbidity ++
The two zones of study in Africa sahélienne are :