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Improving malaria home treatment by training drug retailers in rural Kenya.

Abstract:

Recent global malaria control initiatives highlight the potential role of drug retailers to improve access to early effective malaria treatment. We report on the findings and discuss the implications of an educational programme for rural drug retailers and communities in Kenya between 1998 and 2001 in a study population of 70,000. Impact was evaluated through annual household surveys of over-the-counter (OTC) drug use and simulated retail client surveys in an early (1999) and a late (2000) im...

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Mutemi, WM More by this author
Willetts, A More by this author
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Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
9
Issue:
4
Pages:
451-460
Publication date:
2004-04-05
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:476d1843-8635-431e-9a0b-89787e8735db
Source identifiers:
140053
Local pid:
pubs:140053

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