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Paediatric malaria case-management with artemether-lumefantrine in Zambia: a repeat cross-sectional study.

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BACKGROUND: Zambia was the first African country to change national antimalarial treatment policy to artemisinin-based combination therapy--artemether-lumefantrine. An evaluation during the early implementation phase revealed low readiness of health facilities and health workers to deliver artemether-lumefantrine, and worryingly suboptimal treatment practices. Improvements in the case-management of uncomplicated malaria two years after the initial evaluation and three years after the change ...

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10.1186/1475-2875-6-31

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Malaria journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
31
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:272272c2-0d92-498b-a18d-83b30cb47934
Source identifiers:
40283
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pubs:40283

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