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Local understanding, perceptions and reported practices of mothers/guardians and health workers on childhood malaria in a Tanzanian district--implications for malaria control.
Knowledge on local understanding, perceptions and practices of care providers regarding management of childhood malaria are needed for better malaria control in urban, peri-urban and ruralExpand
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Adoption of the new antimalarial drug policy in Tanzania – a cross‐sectional study in the community
Objective  To assess the diffusion of the change of first line antimalarial drug from chloroquine (CQ) to sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine (SP) at household level in a rural district of Tanzania less thanExpand
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Case management of malaria in under‐fives at primary health care facilities in a Tanzanian district
OBJECTIVE To study case management of malaria in children under 5 years of age at primary health care facilities in Kibaha district, Tanzania and to evaluate the accuracy of self‐reportedExpand
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Assessing the performance, practices and roles of drug sellers/dispensers and mothers'/guardians' behaviour for common childhood conditions in Kibaha district, Tanzania
In most third world countries, self-medication is common and pharmacies, drug stores and drug shops are important providers of health advice and inexpensive medicines. We used exit interviews toExpand
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Assessing prescribing and patient care indicators for children under five years old with malaria and other disease conditions in public primary health care facilities.
  • S. E. Nsimba
  • Medicine
  • The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine…
  • 2006
A prospective descriptive observational study using WHO indicator forms and questionnaire was carried out in Kibaha district public primary health care facilities. We assessed knowledge about drugsExpand
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Tobacco control in developing countries: Tanzania, Nepal, China, and Thailand as examples.
This paper illustrates case studies of four developing countries and compares them as to relative advancement in tobacco control as prescribed by the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.Expand
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Self‐medication with chloroquine in a rural district of Tanzania: a therapeutic challenge for any future malaria treatment policy change in the country
Background:  Malaria continues to be a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children aged 5 years or younger in Tanzania. Children who develop mild disease can rapidly progress to severeExpand
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An assessment of knowledge , attitudes and practices of psychoactive substance use among secondary school students in Dodoma Municipality , Tanzania
Psychoactive Substance use continues to be major risk behaviour among youths, accompanied with physical and /or mental health complications/consequences. Despite of problems caused by psychoactiveExpand
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Problems associated with substandard and counterfeit drugs in developing countries: a review article on global implications of counterfeit drugs in the era of antiretroviral (ARVs) drugs in a free
  • S. E. Nsimba
  • Economics, Medicine
  • East African journal of public health
  • 23 March 2009
OBJECTIVES To review the global implications associated with the use of substandard and or counterfeit drugs in developing and may be developed countries. The focus of this review is particularly onExpand
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Assessing the impact of educational intervention for improving management of malaria and other childhood illnesses in Kibaha District-Tanzania.
  • S. E. Nsimba
  • Medicine
  • East African journal of public health
  • 1 April 2007
OBJECTIVE The study was carried out to evaluate short term effects of one to one educational intervention approach, conducted with 40 drug sellers in order to improve the private sector's practices,Expand
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