[Effects of an educational and participatory community intervention on malaria control in Buenaventura, Colombia].

@article{Alvarado2006EffectsOA,
  title={[Effects of an educational and participatory community intervention on malaria control in Buenaventura, Colombia].},
  author={Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado and Alberto Alzate and Julio C{\'e}sar Mateus and Roc{\'i}o Carvajal},
  journal={Biomedica : revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={366-78}
}
INTRODUCTION A four-component, non randomized, primary-care based intervention for malaria control was implemented in Buenaventura, Colombia. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of the applied intervention on knowledge about malaria, attention of febrile events and frequency of malaria occurrence in three communities of Buenaventura. MATERIALS AND METHODS A post-intervention evaluation with a non-equivalent control group was performed. Two non-intervened groups (those residing more and less… CONTINUE READING