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Open Access | Treatment choices for fevers in children under-five years in a rural Ghanaian district

June 29, 2010 - 12:35 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Nonvignon J, Aikins MK, Chinbuah MA, Abbey M, Gyapong M, Garshong BN, Fia S, Gyapong JO
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:188 (28 June 2010)

The results of this study imply that efforts at curbing under-five mortality due to malaria and pneumonia need to take into account care-seeking behaviour of caregivers of under-fives as well as implementation of strategies.

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Open Access | Impact of promoting longer-lasting insecticide treatment of bed nets upon malaria transmission in a rural Tanzanian setting with pre-existing high coverage of untreated nets

June 29, 2010 - 12:23 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Russell TL, Lwetoijera DW, Maliti D, Chipwaza B, Kihonda J, Charlwood J, Smith TA, Lengeler C, Mwanyangala MA, Nathan R, Knols BG, Takken W, Killeen GF
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:187 (28 June 2010)

Insecticide treatment of nets reduced the intensity of malaria transmission in addition to that achieved by the untreated nets alone.

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