Mothers’ understanding of childhood malaria and practices in rural communities of Ise-Orun, Nigeria: implications for malaria control

@inproceedings{Orimadegun2015MothersUO,
  title={Mothers’ understanding of childhood malaria and practices in rural communities of Ise-Orun, Nigeria: implications for malaria control},
  author={Adebola Emmanuel Orimadegun and Kemisola Stella Ilesanmi},
  booktitle={Journal of family medicine and primary care},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Regular evaluations of communities' understanding of malaria-related practices are essential for control of the disease in endemic areas. This study was aimed at investigating the perceptions, prevention and treatments practices for childhood malaria by mothers in rural communities. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a community-based cross-sectional study at rural communities of Ise-Orun local Government area, Nigeria. We randomly sampled 422 mothers of children less than 5… CONTINUE READING