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The impact of retail-sector delivery of artemether-lumefantrine on malaria treatment of children under five in Kenya: a cluster randomized controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: It has been proposed that artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) be subsidised in the private sector in order to improve affordability and access. This study in western Kenya aimed to evaluate the impact of providing subsidized artemether-lumefantrine (AL) through retail providers on the coverage of prompt, effective antimalarial treatment for febrile children aged 3-59 months. METHODS AND FINDINGS: We used a cluster-randomized, controlled design with nine control and nine i...

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1000437

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University of Oxford
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Noor, AM
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Snow, RW
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
5
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Article: e1000437
Publication date:
2011-05-05
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1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
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uuid:8d4388fd-a033-4648-b4b0-4e94c6b791eb
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151224
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pubs:151224

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