Health Centre Surveys as a Potential Tool for Monitoring Malaria Epidemiology by Area and over Time

@inproceedings{Oduro2011HealthCS,
  title={Health Centre Surveys as a Potential Tool for Monitoring Malaria Epidemiology by Area and over Time},
  author={Abraham Rexford Oduro and Kalifa A Bojang and David J Conway and Tumani Corrah and Brian Greenwood and David Schellenberg},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Presently, many malaria control programmes use health facility data to evaluate the impact of their interventions. Facility-based malaria data, although useful, have problems with completeness, validity and representativeness and reliance on routinely collected health facility data might undermine demonstration of the magnitude of the impact of the recent scaleups of malaria interventions. To determine whether carefully conducted health centre surveys can be reliable means of… CONTINUE READING