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Open Access | The importance of education to increase the use of bed nets in villages outside of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

October 16, 2010 - 08:15 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ndjinga JK, Minakawa N
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:279 (12 October 2010)

Education was the most important factor affecting bed net use in the villages outside Kinshasa. Development of an educational programme, particularly one directed toward parents, is necessary to reduce misconceptions and increase prevalence of bed net use among all age groups.

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