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Impact of improving community-based access to malaria diagnosis and treatment on household costs

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Background: Community health workers (CHWs) were trained in Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Uganda to diagnose febrile children using malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), treat positive malaria cases with artemisinin combination treatment (ACTs) and those who could not take oral medicines with rectal artesunate. We quantified the impact of this intervention on private household costs for childhood febrile illness. Methods: Households with recent febrile illness i... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/cid/ciw623

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Ug
ProjectIDnumber:BurkinaFaso:A80553,Nigeria: A80550
a:A80556
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
63
Issue:
S5
Pages:
S256-S263
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-09-06
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Source identifiers:
645939
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pubs:645939
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2016-09-22

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