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Impact of malaria control on childhood anaemia in Africa -- a quantitative review.

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OBJECTIVE: To review the impact of malaria control on haemoglobin (Hb) distributions and anaemia prevalences in children under 5 in malaria-endemic Africa. METHODS: Literature review of community-based studies of insecticide-treated bednets, antimalarial chemoprophylaxis and insecticide residual spraying that reported the impact on childhood anaemia. Anaemia outcomes were standardized by conversion of packed cell volumes into Hb values assuming a fixed threefold difference, and by estimation...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
9
Issue:
10
Pages:
1050-1065
Publication date:
2004-10-05
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:22ad6257-5bb1-4c0e-a0a6-09bb639c030b
Source identifiers:
39255
Local pid:
pubs:39255

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