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Abolishing user fees for children and pregnant women trebled uptake of malaria-related interventions in Kangaba, Mali.
Malaria is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in children under 5 in Mali. Health centres provide primary care, including malaria treatment, under a system of cost recovery. In 2005,Expand
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Measles in the Democratic Republic of Congo: an urgent wake-up call to adapt vaccination implementation strategies.
All countries in Africa have made a commitment to eliminate measles by 2020. This is laudable, as measles elimination will have a crucial impact on reducing childhood mortality. An importantExpand
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No cash, no care: how user fees endanger health--lessons learnt regarding financial barriers to healthcare services in Burundi, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo, Chad, Haiti and Mali.
Although user fees are a common form of healthcare financing in resource-poor countries, there is growing consensus that their use compromises health service utilisation and population health.Expand
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Free treatment, rapid malaria diagnostic tests and malaria village workers can hasten progress toward achieving the malaria related millennium development goals: the Médecins Sans Frontières
Halving the burden of malaria by 2015 and ensuring that 80% of people with malaria receive treatment is among the health related targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Despite politicalExpand
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[Pharmacists' role in smoking cessation activities in Alsace].
In May 1999, France launched a plan to implement a range of tobacco control measures focusing on reducing tobacco use. This study evaluated two professional assistance measures for smoking cessationExpand
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