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The perception of parents and teachers about intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in school children in a semi-rural area of Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo

January 10, 2017 - 17:34 -- Open Access
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Junior R. Matangila, Jessica Fraeyman, Hilde Bastiaens, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:19, 7 January 2017

These results suggest that more efforts are needed to improve overall malaria-related knowledge in the community, specifically chemo-prevention strategies and the safety of the drugs used, to ensure the success of health interventions.

Plasmodium falciparum, anaemia and cognitive and educational performance among school children in an area of moderate malaria transmission: baseline results of a cluster randomized trial on the coast of Kenya

April 25, 2012 - 13:53 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Katherine E. Halliday, Peris Karanja, Elizabeth L. Turner, George Okello, Kiambo Njagi, Margaret M. Dubeck, Elizabeth Allen, Matthew C.H. Jukes and Simon J. Brooker
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Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 17, Issue 5, pages 532–549, May 2012

MalariaWorldThe results indicate that in this moderate malaria transmission setting, P. falciparum is strongly associated with anaemia, but there is no clear association between health status and education.

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