Treatment seeking for malaria: a review of recent research.

@article{McCombie1996TreatmentSF,
  title={Treatment seeking for malaria: a review of recent research.},
  author={Steve McCombie},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={933-45}
}
A review of literature on treatment seeking for malaria was undertaken to identify patterns of care seeking, and to assess what is known about the adequacy of the treatments used. There is considerable variation in treatment seeking patterns, with use of the official sector ranging from 10-99% and self-purchase of drugs ranging from 4-87%. The majority of malaria cases receive some type of treatment, and multiple treatments are common. The response to most episodes begins with self-treatment… CONTINUE READING
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