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Compliance with malaria chemoprophylaxis over a five-year period among children in a rural area of The Gambia.

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We have reviewed a malaria chemoprophylaxis programme in which Maloprim (pyrimethamine and dapsone) has been administered fortnightly by village health workers (VHWs) to approximately 1500 children each year aged 6-59 months resident in 15 primary health care villages in a rural area of The Gambia over 5 years. Reasonable levels of compliance with chemoprophylaxis have been maintained by many children over this period. this has occurred despite minimal outside supervision and support of the p...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
93
Issue:
5
Pages:
313-322
Publication date:
1990-10-05
ISSN:
0022-5304
URN:
uuid:e11d427d-bfd7-4ec0-a7a3-5efa5a2548f8
Source identifiers:
102339
Local pid:
pubs:102339

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