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The challenges of changing national malaria drug policy to artemisinin-based combinations in Kenya.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Sulphadoxine/sulphalene-pyrimethamine (SP) was adopted in Kenya as first line therapeutic for uncomplicated malaria in 1998. By the second half of 2003, there was convincing evidence that SP was failing and had to be replaced. Despite several descriptive investigations of policy change and implementation when countries moved from chloroquine to SP, the different constraints of moving to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) in Africa are less well documented. METHODS: A nar...

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10.1186/1475-2875-6-72

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Malaria journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
72
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Source identifiers:
40450
Language:
English
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pubs:40450
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uuid:37128d22-78b1-4f86-8f49-94870cdd28fc
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pubs:40450
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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