Suzanne Prysor-Jones

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OBJECTIVE In Uganda, formal and informal private practitioners (PPs) provide most case management for childhood illness. This paper describes the impact of negotiation sessions, an intervention to improve the quality of PPs' case management of childhood diarrhoea, acute respiratory infection and malaria in a rural district in Uganda. METHOD Negotiation(More)
Endemic goitre and its response to orally administered iodized oil has been studied in seven villages 25-30 km south of Velingara, Eastern Casamance, Senegal. In 502 adults aged greater than 15 years goitre prevalence was 62% with 18.2% having goitre grade 2 or 3. Mean free T4 (FT4) was 11.9 +/- 3.5 (SD) pmol/l and iodine deficiency was confirmed by noting(More)
Seven years ago, the removal of taxes and tariffs on insecticide treated nets (ITNs) was considered one of the easiest resolutions for most countries to implement among the targets agreed upon at the African Summit on Roll Back Malaria in Abuja, Nigeria, on April 25, 2000. However, seven years later, 24 of the 39 Abuja signatories continue to impose taxes(More)
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