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

@inproceedings{Eisele2013MeasuringCI,
  title={Measuring Coverage in MNCH: Accuracy of Measuring Diagnosis and Treatment of Childhood Malaria from Household Surveys in Zambia},
  author={Thomas P. Eisele and Kafula Silumbe and Joshua O Yukich and Busiku Hamainza and Joseph Keating and Adam Bennett and J. Mitchell Miller},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2013}
}
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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