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Major improvements in the quality of malaria case-management under the "test and treat" policy in Kenya

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Monitoring implementation of the "test and treat" case-management policy for malaria is an important component of all malaria control programmes in Africa. Unfortunately, routine information systems are commonly deficient to provide necessary information. Using health facility surveys we monitored health systems readiness and malaria case-management practices prior to and following implementation of the 2010 "test and treat" policy in Kenya. METHODS/FINDINGS: Between 2010 and 2013...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Pages:
e92782
Publication date:
2014-03-24
Acceptance date:
2014-02-26
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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uuid:8aac1522-5fc5-4d45-87e4-bcd5eb7b3be2
Local pid:
pubs:458808
Source identifiers:
458808
Deposit date:
2014-06-04

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