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The magnitude and trend of artemether-lumefantrine stock-outs at public health facilities in Kenya.

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BACKGROUND: Health facility stock-outs of artemether-lumefantrine (AL), the common first-line therapy for uncomplicated malaria across Africa, adversely affect effective malaria case-management. They have been previously reported on various scales in time and space, however the magnitude of the problem and trends over time are less clear. Here, 2010-2011 data are reported from public facilities in Kenya where alarming stock-outs were revealed in 2008. METHODS: Data were collected between Janu...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-11-37

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Snow, RW
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Zurovac, D
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria journal Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
37
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1475-2875
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1475-2875
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uuid:e9da57c0-9c3d-4a8d-a2a9-e49580cbea5a
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254272
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pubs:254272

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