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Malaria case-management following change of policy to universal parasitological diagnosis and targeted artemisinin-based combination therapy in Kenya.

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BACKGROUND: The change of malaria case-management policy in Kenya to recommend universal parasitological diagnosis and targeted treatment with artemether-lumefantrine (AL) is supported with activities aiming by 2013 at universal coverage and adherence to the recommendations. We evaluated changes in health systems and case-management indicators between the baseline survey undertaken before implementation of the policy and the follow-up survey following the first year of the implementation act...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0024781

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Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria More from this funder
President's Malaria Initiative More from this funder
Management Sciences for Health More from this funder
Kenya Medical Research Institute More from this funder
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS one Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
9
Article number:
e24781
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Source identifiers:
179894
Language:
English
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pubs:179894
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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