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Household costs and time to treatment for children with severe febrile illness in rural Burkina Faso: the role of rectal artesunate

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Background: Community health workers (CHWs) were trained to identify children with malaria who could not take oral medication, treat them with rectal artesunate (RA) and refer them to the closest healthcare facility to complete management. However, many children with such symptoms did not seek CHWs’ care. T...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-018-2526-8

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Castellani, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Population Health
ORCID:
0000-0002-0951-1304
Siribié, M More by this author
Gansane, Z More by this author
Ouedraogo, AZ More by this author
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Publisher:
BMC Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
17
Pages:
Article: 380
Publication date:
2018-10-22
Acceptance date:
2018-10-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:931012
URN:
uri:cfcc5b6d-0834-444d-ac73-a76c4f8c1e76
UUID:
uuid:cfcc5b6d-0834-444d-ac73-a76c4f8c1e76
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pubs:931012

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