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“You’re losing your Ghanaianess”: understanding malaria decision-making among Africans visiting friends and relatives in the UK

Abstract:

In the UK, the majority of imported malaria infections occur in the London area among UK residents of African origin who travel to Africa visiting friends and relatives (VFRs). Effective malaria prevention measures are available but there is little understanding of the factors that enhance and constrain their use among VFRs.Semi-structured interviews were undertaken with Africans resident in London who visited friends and relatives in Nigeria and Ghana (n = 20) and with African VFRs recently ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1475-2875-13-287

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6372-5135
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
287
Publication date:
2014-07-27
Acceptance date:
2014-07-03
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Pmid:
25064713
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:484486
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uuid:d0f7f721-a5e4-4882-8250-6c98e2539eef
Local pid:
pubs:484486
Source identifiers:
484486
Deposit date:
2019-06-23

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