Barriers to Malaria Control among Marginalized Tribal Communities: A Qualitative Study

@inproceedings{Sundararajan2013BarriersTM,
  title={Barriers to Malaria Control among Marginalized Tribal Communities: A Qualitative Study},
  author={Radhika L Sundararajan and Yogeshwar V Kalkonde and Charuta Gokhale and P. Gregg Greenough and Abhay Bang},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Malaria infection accounts for over one million deaths worldwide annually. India has the highest number of malaria deaths outside Africa, with half among Indian tribal communities. Our study sought to identify barriers to malaria control within tribal populations in malaria-endemic Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra. METHODS AND FINDINGS This qualitative study was conducted via focus groups and interviews with 84 participants, and included tribal villagers, traditional healers… CONTINUE READING

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