Do insecticide-treated curtains reduce all-cause child mortality in Burkina Faso?

@article{Habluetzel1997DoIC,
  title={Do insecticide-treated curtains reduce all-cause child mortality in Burkina Faso?},
  author={Annette Habluetzel and Diadie A Diallo and F. Esposito and L Lamizana and Franco Pagnoni and Christian Lengeler and Corneille Traor{\'e} and Simon Nicholas Cousens},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={1997},
  volume={2 9},
  pages={855-62}
}
To evaluate whether insecticide-treated netting (ITN) reduces child mortality in different epidemiological settings, 4 large, randomized, controlled trials were conducted in Africa. Here we report the findings from the trial in Burkina Faso, in an area of hyperendemic and markedly seasonal malaria transmission. The trial involved 158 villages, with a total population of some 90,000, grouped into 16 geographical clusters. Ascertainment of mortality among children aged 6-59 months began in early… CONTINUE READING