Local understanding, perceptions and reported practices of mothers/guardians and health workers on childhood malaria in a Tanzanian district--implications for malaria control.

@article{Comoro2003LocalUP,
  title={Local understanding, perceptions and reported practices of mothers/guardians and health workers on childhood malaria in a Tanzanian district--implications for malaria control.},
  author={C Comoro and Stephen Elias Damson Nsimba and Marian Y Warsame and G{\"o}ran Tomson},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2003},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={305-13}
}
Knowledge on local understanding, perceptions and practices of care providers regarding management of childhood malaria are needed for better malaria control in urban, peri-urban and rural communities. Mothers of under five children attending five purposively selected public health facilities in the Kibaha district, Tanzania, were invited to participate in 10 focus group discussions (FGDs). The health workers of these facilities were included in six other FGDs to elicit their professional views… CONTINUE READING

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