Predictors of compliance with a mass drug administration programme for lymphatic filariasis in Orissa State, India 2008.

@article{Cantey2010PredictorsOC,
  title={Predictors of compliance with a mass drug administration programme for lymphatic filariasis in Orissa State, India 2008.},
  author={Paul Teige Cantey and Grace Rao and Jonathan Rout and Leanne M Fox},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={224-31}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the performance of an educational campaign to increase adherence to a mass-administered DEC regimen against lymphatic filariasis (LF) in Orissa, and to identify factors that could enhance future campaigns. METHOD Randomized cluster survey, comparing areas that did and did not receive the educational campaign, using a household coverage survey and knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) survey. RESULTS LF MDA coverage for the entire population (n = 3449) was 56% (95% CI… CONTINUE READING
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