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Free bednets to pregnant women through antenatal clinics in Kenya: a cheap, simple and equitable approach to delivery.

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Kenya's National Malaria Strategy states that insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) would be considered as a free service to pregnant women assuming sufficient financial commitment from donors. In 2001, United Nation's Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Government of Kenya brokered support to procure and distribute nets and K-O TABs (deltamethrin) to 70 000 pregnant women in 35 districts throughout Kenya around Africa Malaria Day. This intervention represented the single largest operational distribut...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
7
Issue:
5
Pages:
409-420
Publication date:
2002-05-05
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:cb9f7a48-8daa-49bf-8dab-f16114614eab
Source identifiers:
38216
Local pid:
pubs:38216

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