Towards achieving Abuja targets: identifying and addressing barriers to access and use of insecticides treated nets among the poorest populations in Kenya

@inproceedings{Chuma2010TowardsAA,
  title={Towards achieving Abuja targets: identifying and addressing barriers to access and use of insecticides treated nets among the poorest populations in Kenya},
  author={Jane M Chuma and Vincent Okungu and Janet Ntwiga and Catherine S. Molyneux},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Ensuring that the poor and vulnerable population benefit from malaria control interventions remains a challenge for malaria endemic countries. Until recently, ownership and use of insecticides treated nets (ITNs) in most countries was low and inequitable, although coverage has increased in countries where free ITN distribution is integrated into mass vaccination campaigns. In Kenya, free ITNs were distributed to children aged below five years in 2006 through two mass campaigns. High… CONTINUE READING
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