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12GTHBY1 - Infectious Disease: Malaria

This unit explores the causes and spread of disease and how humans respond to invading pathogens. Disease is caused by various pathogens that are transmitted between individuals and populations in many different ways.

Encyclopaedias

Online encyclopaedias are great for short, concise and correct information.  Don't forget CTRL F to scan around a page quickly.



 

Malaria:

  • Read aloud facility
  • Size your font up or down
  • Ready-made citation
 

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Malaria:

  • Well written, high-quality reference material
  • Topics include life cycle, pathogenesis and eradication efforts
  • Advanced reading level
  • You may need to return to Portal Encyclopaedias to find the login details

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Website

Shrinking the Malaria Map website focuses on the progress of – and challenges faced by – 35 countries and four regions around the world that are actively working toward evidence-based elimination goals.

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Website

Global Health Observatory visualizations: This site gives data on Malaria cases and deaths, estimated cases, cumulative (%).

Online database

EBSCOhost online database: Offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed for research. Check the most recent newspaper and magazine articles from Australia regarding Malaria.

Hints:

  • Add limits to Source Types (Left hand side) e.g. Newspapers (Domestic) and Magazines (Domestic)
  • Sort results under Relevance - Date Newest

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Reference generator

It is important that you show your teacher you used a variety of reliable resources. Use the online Reference Generator available through the Portal to create your citations. Make sure you alphabetically sort them afterwards.

A sample bibliography for 3 resources provided on this page would look like:

Malaria 2016. Britannica School. Retrieved 14 June 2016, from http://school.eb.com.au/levels/high/article/50282

Malaria facts 2015, Chart, Huffington Post, accessed 14 June 2016, <http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2015-04-23-1429810060-9418365-MalariaFactsInfographic.jpg>.

World Health Organisation 2014, WHO: Key facts about Malaria (updated), online video, 9 December, accessed 14 June 2016, <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwYIyjwYluc>.