Treatment of fevers prior to introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in registered drug shops in Uganda

@inproceedings{Mbonye2012TreatmentOF,
  title={Treatment of fevers prior to introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in registered drug shops in Uganda},
  author={Anthony Kabanza Mbonye and Sham Lal and Bonnie Cundill and Kristian Schultz Hansen and Si{\^a}n E Clarke and Pascal Magnussen},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2012}
}
Since drug shops play an important role in treatment of fever, introducing rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for malaria at drug shops may have the potential of targeting anti-malarial drugs to those with malaria parasites and improve rational drug use. As part of a cluster randomized trial to examine impact on appropriate treatment of malaria in drug shops in Uganda and adherence to current malaria treatment policy guidelines, a survey was conducted to estimate baseline prevalence of, and factors… CONTINUE READING
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