Measuring Coverage in MNCH: Accuracy of Measuring Diagnosis and Treatment of Childhood Malaria from Household Surveys in Zambia

@article{Eisele2013MeasuringCI,
  title={Measuring Coverage in MNCH: Accuracy of Measuring Diagnosis and Treatment of Childhood Malaria from Household Surveys in Zambia},
  author={T. Eisele and Kafula Silumbe and J. Yukich and B. Hamainza and J. Keating and Adam Bennett and J. Miller},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={10}
}
  • T. Eisele, Kafula Silumbe, +4 authors J. Miller
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • PLoS Medicine
  • Background To assess progress in the scale-up of rapid diagnostic tests and artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) across Africa, malaria control programs have increasingly relied on standardized national household surveys to determine the proportion of children with a fever in the past 2 wk who received an effective antimalarial within 1–2 d of the onset of fever. Here, the validity of caregiver recall for measuring the primary coverage indicators for malaria diagnosis and treatment of… CONTINUE READING

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