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The cost-effectiveness of improving malaria home management: shopkeeper training in rural Kenya.

Abstract:

Home management is a very common approach to the treatment of illnesses such as malaria, acute respiratory infections, tuberculosis, diarrhoea and sexually transmitted infections, frequently through over-the-counter purchase of drugs from shops. Inappropriate drugs and doses are often obtained, but interventions to improve treatment quality are rare. An educational programme for general shopkeepers and communities in Kilifi District, rural Kenya was associated with major improvements in the u...

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10.1093/heapol/czl011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Health policy and planning
Volume:
21
Issue:
4
Pages:
275-288
Publication date:
2006-07-05
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EISSN:
1460-2237
ISSN:
0268-1080
URN:
uuid:45f9ffce-cc37-47f4-8573-f95fe0cf5133
Source identifiers:
323964
Local pid:
pubs:323964

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