Seasonal and geographic differences in treatment-seeking and household cost of febrile illness among children in Malawi

@inproceedings{Ewing2010SeasonalAG,
  title={Seasonal and geographic differences in treatment-seeking and household cost of febrile illness among children in Malawi},
  author={Victoria L Ewing and David Griffith Lalloo and Kamija Samuel Phiri and Arantxa Roca-Feltrer and Lindsay J Mangham and Miguel A. Sanjoaquin},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2010}
}
  • Victoria L Ewing, David Griffith Lalloo, +3 authors Miguel A. Sanjoaquin
  • Published in Malaria Journal 2010
  • Medicine
  • BackgroundHouseholds in malaria endemic countries experience considerable costs in accessing formal health facilities because of childhood malaria. The Ministry of Health in Malawi has defined certain villages as hard-to-reach on the basis of either their distance from health facilities or inaccessibility. Some of these villages have been assigned a community health worker, responsible for referring febrile children to a health facility. Health facility utilization and household costs of… CONTINUE READING

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