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Changing home treatment of childhood fevers by training shop keepers in rural Kenya.

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BACKGROUND: Malaria control in Africa relies primarily on early effective treatment for clinical disease, but most early treatments for fever occur through self-medication with shop-bought drugs. Lack of information to community members on over-the-counter drug use has led to widespread ineffective treatment of fevers, increased risks of drug toxicity and accelerating drug resistance. We examined the feasibility and measured the likely impact of training shop keepers in rural Africa on commun...

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Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
4
Issue:
5
Pages:
383-389
Publication date:
1999-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:62904a74-b569-4e75-896d-e0fa8d84fbc4
Source identifiers:
37061
Local pid:
pubs:37061

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