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children under five years

Child bed net use before, during, and after a bed net distribution campaign in Bo, Sierra Leone

November 24, 2015 - 11:43 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Shamika Ranasinghe, Rashid Ansumana, Alfred Bockarie, Umaru Bangura, David Jimmy, David Stenger, Kathryn Jacobsen
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:462 (18 November 2015)

Future malaria prevention efforts will need to promote consistent use of LLINs and address any remaining disparities in insecticide-treated bed net (ITN) use.

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Long-lasting insecticide-treated bed net ownership and use among children under five years of age following a targeted distribution in central Uganda

June 9, 2014 - 16:23 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Wanzira H, Yeka A, Kigozi R, Rubahika D, Nasr S, Sserwanga A, Kamya M, Filler S, Dorsey G, Steinhardt L
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :185 (19 May 2014)

The first phase of the campaign led to substantial increases in both LLIN ownership and equitable use among children <five years in the Central region.

The economic costs of malaria in children in three sub-Saharan countries: Ghana, Tanzania and Kenya

September 4, 2013 - 13:16 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sicuri E, Vieta A, Lindner L, Constenla D, Sauboin C
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:307 (3 September 2013)
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This study provides important insight into the economic burden of malaria in SSA that may assist policy makers when designing future malaria control interventions.

The amount and value of work time of community medicine distributors in community case management of malaria among children under five years in the Ejisu-Juaben District of Ghana

August 21, 2012 - 15:06 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Agyei-Baffour P, Hansen KS, Browne EN, Magnussen P
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:277 (16 August 2012)

MalariaWorldThe value of work time and the foregone income of CMDs in CCMm are high and yet there are no regular and sustainable incentives provided for them.

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