Ellubey R. Maganga

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the pneumonia specific case fatality rate over time following the implementation of a Child Lung Health Programme (CLHP) within the existing government health services in Malawi to improve delivery of pneumonia case management. METHODS A prospective, nationwide public health intervention was studied to evaluate the impact on(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate recognised co-morbidities and clinical management associated with inpatient pneumonia mortality in Malawian district hospitals. METHODS Prospective cohort study, of patient records, carried out in Malawi between 1st October 2000 and 30th June 2003. The study included all children aged 0-59 months admitted to the paediatric wards(More)
PROBLEM Hypoxaemia in children with severe or very severe pneumonia is a reliable predictor of mortality, yet oxygen was not available in most paediatric wards in Malawi. APPROACH The Child Lung Health Programme in Malawi made oxygen available by supplying oxygen concentrators and essential supplies to 22 district and 3 regional hospitals' paediatric(More)
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