Use of insecticide treated bed nets among pregnant women in Kilifi District, Kenya.

@article{Njoroge2009UseOI,
  title={Use of insecticide treated bed nets among pregnant women in Kilifi District, Kenya.},
  author={F K Njoroge and Violet N. Kimani and Dismas Ongore and W S Akwale},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={86 7},
  pages={314-22}
}
BACKGROUND Malaria is one of the most serious public health problems in Kenya. Pregnant women are among the groups with the highest risk of malaria. Use of insecticide treated bed nets (ITNs) is a cost-effective method of controlling malaria. Despite this, there is low utilisation of ITNs among pregnant women in Kilifi district which is an endemic malaria zone. OBJECTIVE To determine knowledge, attitude and practice on the use of ITNs in the prevention of malaria among pregnant women in… CONTINUE READING
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