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Defining equity in physical access to clinical services using geographical information systems as part of malaria planning and monitoring in Kenya.

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Distance is a crucial feature of health service use and yet its application and utility to health care planning have not been well explored, particularly in the light of large-scale international and national efforts such as Roll Back Malaria. We have developed a high-resolution map of population-to-service access in four districts of Kenya. Theoretical physical access, based upon national targets, developed as part of the Kenyan health sector reform agenda, was compared with actual health se...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
8
Issue:
10
Pages:
917-926
Publication date:
2003-10-05
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:0c96770e-f3cd-43e9-ae25-0b712417be8d
Source identifiers:
38751
Local pid:
pubs:38751

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