Health seeking behavior by families of children suspected to have malaria in Kabale: Uganda.

@article{Tumwesigire2002HealthSB,
  title={Health seeking behavior by families of children suspected to have malaria in Kabale: Uganda.},
  author={S. K. Tumwesigire and Sharon Watson Watson},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={
          94-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Malaria is common among communities of Kabale district, and many young children die of the illness. Despite a good distribution of health facilities, able to handle malaria patients, families and individuals tend to depend on self-treatment, or private clinics where drugs used may be of doubtful quality. This study reports on health seeking behaviour by families with children suspected to have malaria. METHODOLOGY A community-based, cross-sectional survey among 209 rural peasant… CONTINUE READING

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