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Brands, costs and registration status of antimalarial drugs in the Kenyan retail sector

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Background: Although an important source of treatment for fevers, little is known about the structure of the retail sector in Africa with regard to antimalarial drugs. This study aimed to assess the range, costs, sources and registration of antimalarial drugs in the Kenyan retail sector. Methods: In 2002, antimalarial drug registration and trade prices were established by triangulating national registration lists, government gazettes and trade price indices. Data on registration status and tr...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-4-36

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Institution:
"Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute/ Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya"
Department:
Malaria Public Health & Epidemiology Group
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Funding agency for:
Robert W. Snow
Ministry of Health, Government of Kenya More from this funder
Kenya Medical Research Institute More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
4
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Article: 36
Publication date:
2005-07-05
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ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:e0cc7102-a9ba-43b1-9a48-4f0e8171cad4
Local pid:
ora:2417

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