Effect on weight gain of routinely giving albendazole to preschool children during child health days in Uganda: cluster randomised controlled trial.

@article{Alderman2006EffectOW,
  title={Effect on weight gain of routinely giving albendazole to preschool children during child health days in Uganda: cluster randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Harold Alderman and Joseph Konde-Lule and Isaac Sebuliba and Donald A. P. Bundy and Andrew D. Hall},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2006},
  volume={333 7559},
  pages={122}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the effectiveness of delivering an anthelmintic through a community child health programme on the weight gain of preschool children in Uganda. DESIGN Cluster randomised controlled trial. SETTING Eastern Uganda. PARTICIPANTS 48 parishes participating in a new programme for child health: 24 offered children an additional service of anthelmintic treatment. The outcome is based on measurements from 27,995 children. INTERVENTION Treatment of children aged between 1 and… CONTINUE READING
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