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School-based diagnosis and treatment of malaria by teachers using rapid diagnostic tests and artemisinin-based combination therapy: experiences and perceptions of users and implementers of the Learner Treatment Kit, southern Malawi

August 9, 2017 - 15:30 -- Open Access
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Treza Mphwatiwa, Stefan Witek-McManus, Don P. Mathanga, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:318, 7 August 2017

Training teachers to test for and treat uncomplicated malaria in schools was well received by both users and implementers alike, and was perceived by the majority of stakeholders to be a valuable programme.

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The effectiveness of a nationwide universal coverage campaign of insecticide-treated bed nets on childhood malaria in Malawi

October 19, 2016 - 17:20 -- Open Access
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Collins O. F. Zamawe, Kanan Nakamura, Akira Shibanuma and Masamine Jimba
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:505, 18 October 2016

The universal coverage campaign of ITNs was not associated with a reduced burden of malaria among children in Malawi.

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Monitoring the efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Malawian children

April 24, 2015 - 08:56 -- Open Access
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Rosalia Dambe, John Sande, Doreen Ali, Ben Chilima, Wilfred Dodoli, Charles C Michelo, Grace Malenga, Kamija S Phiri
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:175 (23 April 2015)

There is evidence of good efficacy of AL in Malawi notwithstanding geographical contrasts and this supports the continued use of AL as the first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria.

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