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The promise, problems and pitfalls of mass drug administration for malaria elimination: a qualitative study with scientists and policymakers

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Background The emergence of artemisinin resistance in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has prompted urgent containment measures. One possible approach is mass drug administration (MDA). This article explores attitudes towards and perceptions of MDA for malaria elimination among policymakers and leading malariologists. Methods Thirty-two semistructured interviews (SSI) were conducted with policymakers (n=17) and principal investigators (n=15) selected based... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/inthealth/ihy079

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2309-1171
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Health Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
3
Pages:
166–176
Publication date:
2018-11-03
Acceptance date:
2018-09-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1876-3405
ISSN:
1876-3413
Pmid:
30395228
Source identifiers:
940684
Language:
English
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pubs:940684
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uuid:c9137b3f-19bd-4f55-ba00-db89b936550a
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pubs:940684
Deposit date:
2018-11-11

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