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Delivery of paediatric care at the first-referral level in Kenya.

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We aimed to investigate provision of paediatric care in government district hospitals in Kenya. We surveyed 14 first-referral level hospitals from seven of Kenya's eight provinces and obtained data for workload, outcome of admission, infrastructure, and resources and the views of hospital staff and caretakers of admitted children. Paediatric admission rates varied almost ten-fold. Basic anti-infective drugs, clinical supplies, and laboratory tests were available in at least 12 hospitals, alth...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
Journal:
Lancet More from this journal
Volume:
364
Issue:
9445
Pages:
1622-1629
Publication date:
2004-01-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
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pubs:39216
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uuid:8bfe04ab-796e-421a-9b74-20add9f9d9f8
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pubs:39216
Source identifiers:
39216
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2012-12-19

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