Health-seeking behaviour for febrile illness in malaria-endemic Kolasib district, Mizoram, India.

@article{Lalchhuanawma2012HealthseekingBF,
  title={Health-seeking behaviour for febrile illness in malaria-endemic Kolasib district, Mizoram, India.},
  author={Renthlei Lalchhuanawma and Manoj V. Murhekar},
  journal={International health},
  year={2012},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={314-9}
}
Early diagnosis and complete treatment (EDCT) is an important strategy for malaria control in India's National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme. The success of this strategy is closely linked to people's health-seeking behaviour. A study was conducted to determine the treatment-seeking behaviour of suspected malaria patients in Kolasib, a highly malaria-endemic district in Mizoram, India. Approximately one-third of the 540 fever patients interviewed sought initial treatment from public… CONTINUE READING