Effectiveness of a community intervention on malaria in rural Tanzania - a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Eriksen2010EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of a community intervention on malaria in rural Tanzania - a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Jaran Eriksen and Phares G M Mujinja and Marian Y Warsame and Stephen Elias Damson Nsimba and Bocar A. Kouyat{\'e} and Lars L. Gustafsson and Andreas Jahn and Olaf M{\"u}ller and R. Sauerborn and G{\"o}ran Tomson},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={332-40}
}
BACKGROUND Malaria infections are a major public health problem in Africa and prompt treatment is one way of controlling the disease and saving lives. METHODS This cluster-randomised controlled community intervention conducted in 2003-2005 aimed at improving early malaria case management in under five children. Health workers were trained to train community-based women groups in recognizing malaria symptoms, providing first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria and referring severe cases… CONTINUE READING
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