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Population deworming every 6 months with albendazole in 1 million pre-school children in north India: DEVTA, a cluster-randomised trial

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Background In north India many pre-school children are underweight, many have intestinal worms, and 2-3% die at ages 1·0-6·0 years. We used the state-wide Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) infrastructure to help to assess any effects of regular deworming on mortality. Methods Participants in this cluster-randomised study were children in catchment areas of 8338 ICDS-staffed village child-care centres (under-5 population 1 million) in 72 administrative blocks. Groups of four neighbou...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
The Lancet
Volume:
381
Issue:
9876
Pages:
1478-1486
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:7727123a-2029-4f0b-ad39-30204de52d0c
Source identifiers:
402675
Local pid:
pubs:402675

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