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Malaria case-management under artemether-lumefantrine treatment policy in Uganda

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Background: Case-management with artemether-lumefantrine (AL) is one of the key strategies to control malaria in many African countries. Yet, the reports on translation of AL implementation activities into clinical practice are scarce. Here the quality of AL case-management is reported from Uganda; approximately one year after AL replaced combination of chloroquine and sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (CQ+SP) as recommended first line treatment for uncomplicated malaria. Methods: A cross-sectional ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-7-181

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"KEMRI/ Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford", "Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA"
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Center for International Health and Development
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"Malaria Consortium, Africa Regional Office, Kampala, Uganda", "London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine"
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"Malaria Consortium, Africa Regional Office, Kampala, Uganda"
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"Ministry of Health, Uganda Malaria Research Centre, Kampala, Uganda"
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"KEMRI/ Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya"
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Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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Malaria Journal Journal website
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7
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Article: 181
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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1475-2875
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uuid:abc10ba9-a7aa-44fd-939d-06c5d8830356
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ora:2411

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