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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. The hypothesis was that the cost of referral to a health facility was a deterrent. The goal of this study was to compare the out-of-pocket costs and time to seek treatment for children wh...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12936-018-2526-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0951-1304
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
17
Article number:
380
Publication date:
2018-10-22
Acceptance date:
2018-10-11
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EISSN:
1475-2875
Pmid:
30348157
Source identifiers:
931012
Language:
English
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pubs:931012
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uuid:cfcc5b6d-0834-444d-ac73-a76c4f8c1e76
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pubs:931012
Deposit date:
2018-10-25

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