Disparities of Plasmodium falciparum infection, malaria-related morbidity and access to malaria prevention and treatment among school-aged children: a national cross-sectional survey in Côte d’Ivoire

@inproceedings{Houngbedji2014DisparitiesOP,
  title={Disparities of Plasmodium falciparum infection, malaria-related morbidity and access to malaria prevention and treatment among school-aged children: a national cross-sectional survey in C{\^o}te d’Ivoire},
  author={Clarisse A. Houngbedji and Prisca B{\'e}djou N’Dri and Eveline H{\"u}rlimann and Richard B Yapi and Kigbafori Dieudonn{\'e} Silu{\'e} and Gotianwa Soro and Benjamin G Koudou and Cinthia A. Acka and Serge-Brice Assi and Penelope Vounatsou and Eliezer Kouakou N’goran and Agathe T. Fantodji and J{\"u}rg Utzinger and Giovanna Raso},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2014}
}
BackgroundThere is limited knowledge on the malaria burden of school-aged children in Côte d’Ivoire. The aim of this study was to assess Plasmodium falciparum infection, malaria-related morbidity, use of preventive measures and treatment against malaria, and physical access to health structures among school-aged children across Côte d’Ivoire.MethodsA national, cross-sectional study was designed, consisting of clinical and parasitological examinations and interviews with schoolchildren. More… CONTINUE READING
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