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Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria among children in a refugee camp in Northern Uganda: lessons learned

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Northern Uganda hosts a large population of refugees from South Sudan, and malaria is one of the major health problems in the area. In 2015, intermittent preventive treatment for malaria (IPTc) was implemented in two refugee camps among children aged 6 months to 14 years. Three distributions of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DP) were conducted at 8-week intervals. The first dose was directly administered at IPTc distribution sites and the second and third doses were given to caregivers to ad...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12936-017-1869-x

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0000-0002-3345-5971
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
218
Publication date:
2017-05-23
Acceptance date:
2017-05-18
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Pmid:
28535793
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English
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pubs:994117
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uuid:cad29473-386e-4616-b8c0-71b9b14d1bee
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pubs:994117
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994117
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2019-04-24

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