Improvements in access to malaria treatment in Tanzania following community, retail sector and health facility interventions -- a user perspective

@inproceedings{Alba2010ImprovementsIA,
  title={Improvements in access to malaria treatment in Tanzania following community, retail sector and health facility interventions -- a user perspective},
  author={Sandra Alba and Angel Dillip and Manuel W Hetzel and Iddy Mayumana and Christopher Mshana and Ahmed M Makemba and Mathew Alexander and Brigit Obrist and Alexander Schulze and Flora L Kessy and Hassan M Mshinda and Christian Lengeler},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2010}
}
The ACCESS programme aims at understanding and improving access to prompt and effective malaria treatment. Between 2004 and 2008 the programme implemented a social marketing campaign for improved treatment-seeking. To improve access to treatment in the private retail sector a new class of outlets known as accredited drug dispensing outlets (ADDO) was created in Tanzania in 2006. Tanzania changed its first-line treatment for malaria from sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) to artemether-lumefantrine… CONTINUE READING
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