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The impact of an intervention to introduce malaria rapid diagnostic tests on fever case management in a high transmission setting in Uganda: A mixed-methods cluster-randomized trial (PRIME)

April 12, 2017 - 15:48 -- Open Access
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Clare I. R. Chandler, Emily L. Webb, Sarah G. Staedke, et al.
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PLoS ONE 12(3): e0170998

The PRIME intervention did not have the desired impact on inappropriate treatment of malaria for children under five.

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Patterns and predictors of malaria care-seeking, diagnostic testing, and artemisinin-based combination therapy for children under five with fever in Northern Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

December 10, 2014 - 16:13 -- Open Access
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Kathryn R Millar, Jennifer McCutcheon, Eugenie H Coakley, William Brieger, Mohammed A Ibrahim, Zainab Mohammed, Amos Bassi, William Sambisa
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13:447 (21 November 2014)

Northern Nigeria’s coverage rates of NMCP/WHO standard malaria case management for children under five with fever fall short of the NMCP goal of 80% coverage by 2010 and universal coverage thereafter.

Health care seeking patterns and determinants of out-of-pocket expenditure for Malaria for the children under-five in Uganda

June 5, 2013 - 10:08 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Nabyonga Orem J, Mugisha F, Okui A, Musango L, Muthuri Kirigia J
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:175 (31 May 2013)
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The fact that OOP expenditure is still prevalent and private provider is the preferred choice, increasing public provision may not be the sole answer.

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Open Access | Predictors of mosquito net use in Ghana

September 21, 2011 - 13:30 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Carol A Baume, Ana Claudia Franca Koh
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:265 (15 September 2011)

The results of this study suggest that net use would increase in Ghana if coloured nets were made available in mass distributions as well as in the commercial market;

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Open Access | Determinants of bed net use in children under five and household bed net ownership on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

June 30, 2011 - 07:38 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Garcia-Basteiro AL, Schwabe C, Aragon C, Baltazar G, Rehman AM, Matias A, Nseng G, Kleinschmidt I
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:179 (29 June 2011)

The big fall in bed net usage from 2008 to 2009 was attributable to the striking decline in ownership.

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Open Access | Community Case Management of Fever Due to Malaria and Pneumonia in Children Under Five in Zambia: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

September 29, 2010 - 12:56 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, Portipher Pilingana, Davidson H. Hamer, et al.
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PLoS Med 7(9): e1000340

These findings indicate that CHWs in Zambia are capable of using RDTs, AL, and amoxicillin to manage malaria and pneumonia.

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