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Treatment-seeking behaviour and associated costs for malaria in Papua, Indonesia

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BACKGROUND: Malaria remains a significant public health issue in Eastern Indonesia, where multidrug resistant Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax are highly prevalent. The objective of this study was to describe treatment-seeking behaviour and household costs prior to a change to a unified treatment policy of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in Mimika district, Papua province in 2006. METHODS: In 2005 a randomized cross-sectional household survey was conducted to collect data on demograp...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-016-1588-8

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Karyana, M More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
Kenangalem, E More by this author
Burdarm, L More by this author
Poespoprodjo, JR More by this author
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BioMed Central Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2016-11-08
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:659860
URN:
uri:c350a4f8-3193-48d1-b1b8-7cd0224a033f
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uuid:c350a4f8-3193-48d1-b1b8-7cd0224a033f
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pubs:659860

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