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Effectiveness of artemether-lumefantrine provided by community health workers in under-five children with uncomplicated malaria in rural Tanzania: an open label prospective study.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Home-management of malaria (HMM) strategy improves early access of anti-malarial medicines to high-risk groups in remote areas of sub-Saharan Africa. However, limited data are available on the effectiveness of using artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) within the HMM strategy. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of artemether-lumefantrine (AL), presently the most favoured ACT in Africa, in under-five children with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malar...

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10.1186/1475-2875-10-64

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Journal:
Malaria journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
64
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:08b0672d-dddc-49de-9fbc-9e93ca368ba0
Source identifiers:
133424
Local pid:
pubs:133424

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