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Modelling the household cost of paediatric malaria treatment in a rural county in Kenya: do non-user fee payments matter? A partial cost of illness analysis

March 25, 2020 - 14:55 -- Open Access
Kodhiambo MO, Oyugi JO, Amugune BK
BMJ Open. 2020 Mar 23;10(3):e033192

The objective of this study was to develop an econometric model for the cost of treatment of paediatric malaria from a patient perspective in a resource scarce rural setting of Homa Bay County, Kenya. We sought to investigate the main contributors as well as the contribution of non-user fee payments to the total household cost of care. Costs were measured from a patient perspective.

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