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Community engagement for malaria elimination in contested areas of the Karen/Kayin State, Myanmar: A case study on the Malaria Elimination Task Force

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Background

This study evinces how the community engagement (CE) approach of the Malaria Elimination Task Force (METF) in the Karen/Kayin State of southeast Myanmar contributed to generating participation in program activities, such as early detection and treatment, malaria blood surveys and mass drug administration.

Methods

We investigated the CE approach through ethnographic and key-informant unstructured interviews as well as focus group discussions and particip...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.13965.1

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ORCID:
0000-0002-0864-4439
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Publisher:
Wellcome Trust Publisher's website
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
3
Pages:
22
Publication date:
2018-03-06
Acceptance date:
2018-02-22
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ISSN:
2398-502X
Pubs id:
pubs:857987
URN:
uri:40af69a7-82eb-4d5a-902e-28185de56b85
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uuid:40af69a7-82eb-4d5a-902e-28185de56b85
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pubs:857987

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