Incidence and management of malaria in two communities of different socio-economic level, in Accra, Ghana.

@article{Biritwum2000IncidenceAM,
  title={Incidence and management of malaria in two communities of different socio-economic level, in Accra, Ghana.},
  author={Richard Berko Biritwum and Jennifer E. Welbeck and Guy Barnish},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={2000},
  volume={94 8},
  pages={771-8}
}
Two adjacent communities of differing socio-economic levels were selected, in Accra, Ghana, for the study of the home management of malaria. The youngest child in each selected household, each of which had a child aged < 5 years, was recruited for weekly follow-up, following informed consent. Malaria was the most common condition reported by the 'caregivers' (mothers of the subjects and others caring for the subjects) in each community, with 2.0 episodes of clinical malaria/child during the 9… CONTINUE READING

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