Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapy: Knowledge and Perceptions of Patent Medicine Dealers in Owerri Metropolis, Imo State, Nigeria and Implications for Compliance with Current Malaria Treatment Protocol

@article{Chukwuocha2013ArtemisininBasedCT,
  title={Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapy: Knowledge and Perceptions of Patent Medicine Dealers in Owerri Metropolis, Imo State, Nigeria and Implications for Compliance with Current Malaria Treatment Protocol},
  author={Uchechukwu Madukaku Chukwuocha and Geoffrey Chima Nwakwuo and Ikechukwu Mmerole},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={759-765}
}
This study was done to access the knowledge and perceptions of Patent Medicine Dealers (PMDs) in Owerri Metropolis of Nigeria about Artemisinin Based Combination Therapy as first line treatment for malaria using structured pre-tested questionnaires administered to 80 randomly selected and consenting respondents. About 67.5 and 32.5 % of males and females… CONTINUE READING