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NOT Open Access | Antimalarial herbal remedies of Bukavu and Uvira areas in DR Congo: An ethnobotanical survey

November 28, 2019 - 06:32 -- NOT Open Access
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Mboni Henry Manya, Flore Keymeulen, Jérémie Ngezahayoc, Amuri Salvius Bakaria, Mutombo Emery Kalonda, Byanga Joh Kahumba, Pierre Duez, Caroline Stévigny, Simbi Jean-Baptiste Lumbu
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Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 22 November 2019, 112422

The main objective of the present study was to collect and gather information on herbal remedies traditionally used for the treatment of malaria in Bukavu and Uvira, two towns of the South Kivu province in DRC.

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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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