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Health worker performance in the management of paediatric fevers following in-service training and exposure to job aids in Kenya

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BACKGROUND: Improving the way artemether-lumefantrine (AL) is provided to patients attending clinics is critical to maximize the benefit of this new medicine. In 2007, a new initiative was launched in one part of Kenya to improve malaria case-management through enhanced in-service training and provision of job aids. METHODS: An evaluation of the intervention using pre- and post-intervention cross sectional health facility surveys was conducted in Bondo district. The surveys included: audit o...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-9-261

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Wasunna, B More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Zurovac, D
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Funding agency for:
Snow, RW
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 261
Publication date:
2010-09-18
Acceptance date:
2010-09-18
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
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uuid:f5110208-34d0-4f68-b601-5be6b6bcff05
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90944
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pubs:90944

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