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Knowledge, attitudes and practices relevant to malaria elimination amongst resettled populations in a post-conflict district of northern Sri Lanka.

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BACKGROUND: Malaria-related knowledge, preventative methods and treatment-seeking behaviours were investigated in a post-conflict district of Sri Lanka in order to guide the development of components of malaria interventions and to support future programme evaluation. METHODS: A structured questionnaire was used to collect data from a random sample of 300 households in four Divisional Secretariat Divisions (DSD) of the district where internally displaced populations were being resettled afte...

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10.1093/trstmh/trs015

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Galappaththy, GN More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Rajapakse, S More by this author
Fernando, SD More by this author
Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
107
Issue:
2
Pages:
110-118
Publication date:
2013-02-05
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:2b8a1239-5fd2-4be8-b0c3-66763a25407f
Source identifiers:
367785
Local pid:
pubs:367785

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