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Access and barriers to measures targeted to prevent malaria in pregnancy in rural Kenya.

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OBJECTIVES: To evaluate barriers preventing pregnant women from using insecticide-treated nets (ITN) and intermittent presumptive treatment (IPT) with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) 5 years after the launch of the national malaria strategy promoting these measures in Kenya. METHODS: All women aged 15-49 years were interviewed during a community survey in four districts between December 2006 and January 2007. Women pregnant in the last 12 months were asked about their age, parity, education,...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
13
Issue:
2
Pages:
208-217
Publication date:
2008-02-01
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
Source identifiers:
40737

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