Comprehensive community effectiveness of health care. A study of malaria treatment in children and adults in rural Burkina Faso.

@article{Krause2000ComprehensiveCE,
  title={Comprehensive community effectiveness of health care. A study of malaria treatment in children and adults in rural Burkina Faso.},
  author={G{\'e}rard Krause and R. Sauerborn},
  journal={Annals of tropical paediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={273-82}
}
Malaria is one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in children in sub-Saharan Africa, yet community effectiveness of treatment is not well understood. This study presents a quantitative estimate of community effectiveness of malaria treatment in Burkina Faso, based on population surveys, observational studies of health services and user surveys. Analysis of seven steps in the process of treating malaria reveal the following: (1) 21% of people with malaria attend health… CONTINUE READING

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