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Spatial models for the rational allocation of routinely distributed bed nets to public health facilities in Western Kenya

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Background: In high to moderate malaria transmission areas of Kenya, long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are provided free of charge to pregnant women and infants during routine antenatal care (ANC) and immunization respectively. Quantities of LLINs distributed to clinics are quantified based on a combination of monthly consumption data and population size of target counties. However, this approach has been shown to lead to stock-outs in targeted clinics. In this study, a novel ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12936-017-2009-3

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
16
Pages:
367
Publication date:
2017-09-12
Acceptance date:
2017-09-02
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EISSN:
1475-2875
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727886
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2017-09-13

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