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Assessing the impact of a novel house design on the incidence of malaria in children in rural Africa: study protocol for a household-cluster randomized controlled superiority trial

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Traditional rural housing in hot, humid regions of sub-Saharan Africa usually consists of single-level, poorly ventilated dwellings. Houses are mostly poorly screened against malaria mosquitoes and limited airflow discourages the use of bednets resulting in high indoor transmission. This study aims to determine whether living in a novel design house with elevated bedrooms and permeable screened walls reduces malaria, respiratory tract infections, and diarrho...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13063-022-06461-z

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ORCID:
0000-0002-9449-4608
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Trials More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
1
Article number:
519
Publication date:
2022-06-20
Acceptance date:
2022-06-09
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EISSN:
1745-6215
Pmid:
35725486
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1265693
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pubs:1265693
Deposit date:
2022-12-07

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