Malaria control in Bungoma District, Kenya: a survey of home treatment of children with fever, bednet use and attendance at antenatal clinics.

@article{Hamel2001MalariaCI,
  title={Malaria control in Bungoma District, Kenya: a survey of home treatment of children with fever, bednet use and attendance at antenatal clinics.},
  author={Michael J. Hamel and Amos Odhacha and Jacquelin M. Roberts and Michael S. Deming},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2001},
  volume={79 11},
  pages={
          1014-23
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To lay the basis for planning an improved malaria control programme in Bungoma District, Kenya. METHODS By means of a cluster sample household survey an investigation was conducted into the home management of febrile children, the use of bednets, and attendance at antenatal clinics. FINDINGS Female carers provided information on 314 recently febrile children under 5 years of age, of whom 43% received care at a health facility, 47% received an antimalarial drug at home, and 25… CONTINUE READING

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