The process of changing national malaria treatment policy: lessons from country-level studies.

  title={The process of changing national malaria treatment policy: lessons from country-level studies.},
  author={H. Williams and D. Durrheim and R. Shretta},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  volume={19 6},
  • H. Williams, D. Durrheim, R. Shretta
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Health policy and planning
  • Widespread resistance of Plasmodium falciparum parasites to commonly used antimalarials, such as chloroquine, has resulted in many endemic countries considering changing their malaria treatment policy. Identifying and understanding the key influences that affect decision-making, and factors that facilitate or undermine policy implementation, is critical for improving the policy process and guiding resource allocation during this process. A historical review of archival documents from Malaŵi and… CONTINUE READING
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