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The impact of a community awareness strategy on caregiver treatment seeking behaviour and use of artemether-lumefantrine for febrile children in rural Kenya

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Access to prompt and effective treatment is the cornerstone for malaria control. Population Services International in collaboration with the Ministry of Health launched a malaria behaviour change communication intervention in Nyanza province, Kenya. The initiative aimed to improve: symptom recognition and prompt access to government health facilities for febrile children; effective treatment with the recommended first-line drug artemether-lumefantrine (AL) in public health facilities and adhe...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0130305

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Wasunna, B More by this author
Webster, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS one Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
7
Pages:
e0130305
Publication date:
2015-07-02
Acceptance date:
2015-05-18
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:97e29188-e6a1-4350-9dec-a4c33e8f0689
Source identifiers:
531467
Local pid:
pubs:531467

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