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Insecticide-treated net coverage in Africa: mapping progress in 2000-07

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Background: Insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs) provide a means to improve child survival across Africa. Sales figures of these nets and survey coverage data presented nationally mask inequities in populations at biological and economic risk, and do not allow for precision in the estimation of unmet commodity needs. We gathered subnational ITN coverage sample survey data from 40 malaria-endemic countries in Africa between 2000 and 2007. Methods: We computed the projected ITN coverage among chi...

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"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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Institution:
"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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Institution:
"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
Role:
Author
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Institution:
"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
The Lancet Journal website
Volume:
373
Issue:
9657
Pages:
58-67
Publication date:
2009-01-05
DOI:
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:3684babb-290a-4176-94ee-6ae33d2d6eed
Local pid:
ora:3662

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