Process and effects of a community intervention on malaria in rural Burkina Faso: randomized controlled trial.


Kouyaté, B; Somé, F; Jahn, A; Coulibaly, B; Eriksen, J; Sauerborn, R; Gustafsson, L; Tomson, G; Becher, H; Mueller, O; (2008) Process and effects of a community intervention on malaria in rural Burkina Faso: randomized controlled trial. Malar J, 7. p. 50. ISSN 1475-2875 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-7-50

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Abstract

In the rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa, the majority of young children affected by malaria have no access to formal health services. Home treatment through mothers of febrile children supported by mother groups and local health workers has the potential to reduce malaria morbidity and mortality.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Medical Statistics
PubMed ID: 18364043
Web of Science ID: 254639800001
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1554

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