Illness-related practices for the management of childhood malaria among the Bwatiye people of north-eastern Nigeria

@article{Akogun2004IllnessrelatedPF,
  title={Illness-related practices for the management of childhood malaria among the Bwatiye people of north-eastern Nigeria},
  author={Oladele B. Akogun and Kauna K John},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={13 - 13}
}
A wide range of childhood illnesses are accompanied by fever,, including malaria. Child mortality due to malaria has been attributed to poor health service delivery system and ignorance. An assessment of a mother's ability to recognize malaria in children under-five was carried out among the Bwatiye, a poorly-served minority ethnic group in north-eastern Nigeria. A three-stage research design involving interviews, participatory observation and laboratory tests was used to seek information from… CONTINUE READING
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