Anti-malarial prescription practices among outpatients with laboratory-confirmed malaria in the setting of a health facility-based sentinel site surveillance system in Uganda

@inproceedings{Sears2013AntimalarialPP,
  title={Anti-malarial prescription practices among outpatients with laboratory-confirmed malaria in the setting of a health facility-based sentinel site surveillance system in Uganda},
  author={David Sears and Ruth Kigozi and Arthur Mpimbaza and Stella Kakeeto and Asadu Sserwanga and Sarah G. Staedke and Michelle A. Chang and Bryan K. Kapella and Denis Rubahika and Moses R. Kamya and Grant Dorsey},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2013}
}
Most African countries have adopted artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) as the first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria. The World Health Organization now recommends limiting anti-malarial treatment to those with a positive malaria test result. Limited data exist on how these policies have affected ACT prescription practices. Data were collected from all outpatients presenting to six public health facilities in Uganda as part of a sentinel site malaria surveillance programme… CONTINUE READING

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