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Evaluation of the association between long-lasting insecticidal nets mass distribution campaigns and child malaria in Nigeria

January 13, 2013 - 13:59 -- Open Access
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Kyu HH, Georgiades K, Shannon HS, Boyle MH
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:14 (9 January 2013)
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between LLIN distribution campaigns and child malaria in Nigeria.

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Considerations for the safe and effective use of iron interventions in areas of malaria burden - executive summary.

October 19, 2011 - 13:47 -- Patrick Sampao
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Raiten DJ, Namasté S, Brabin B.
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Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2011 Jan;81(1):57-71.

MalariaWorldThe review included an evaluation of the putative mechanisms associated with adverse effects of iron in the context of malaria; applicability of available biomarkers for assessing iron status in the context of infections; and evaluation of evidence with regard to the safety and effectiveness of available interventions to prevent iron deficiency, particularly in areas of endemic malaria.

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The Accelerated Child Survival and Development programme in West Africa: a retrospective evaluation

February 19, 2010 - 12:27 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Jennifer Bryce, Kate Gilroy, Gareth Jones, Elizabeth Hazel, Robert E Black, Cesar G Victora
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The Lancet, Volume 375, Issue 9714, 13 February 2010-19 February 2010, Pages 572-582

The ACSD project did not accelerate child survival in Benin and Mali focus districts relative to comparison areas, probably because coverage for effective treatment interventions for malaria and pneumonia were not accelerated, causes of neonatal deaths and undernutrition were not addressed, and stock shortages of insecticide-treated nets restricted the potential effect of this intervention.

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