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Malaria in African schoolchildren: options for control.

Abstract:

Intensified malaria control efforts among young African children may increase disease risks among older children who attend school and whose education may be impaired by malaria. However, there is currently no consensus as to the approach to malaria control in schools, with relevant intervention strategies varying according to patterns of malaria transmission. Life skills messages regarding prevention and accessing prompt treatment are important everywhere. Providing free bed nets to schoolch...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
102
Issue:
4
Pages:
304-305
Publication date:
2008-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:24370a03-2703-4516-ad27-ccce18b236d9
Source identifiers:
40724
Local pid:
pubs:40724

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