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The organisation and delivery of clubfoot treatment services in Malawi: an ethnographic study

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Clubfoot is a congenital condition in which one or both feet are twisted inwards and if left untreated or ‘neglected’, can have a profound impact on the wellbeing of children and their families. Clubfoot can be treated through staged manipulation of the limb and treatment is delivered by Beit CURE Hospital in Malawi which coordinates 29 outreach clinics. However, implementing these services is complex; a high proportion do not present; and adherence to treatment is...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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