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Community effectiveness of malaria treatment in Uganda: a long way to Abuja targets
(Taylor & Francis, 2005)
Introduction: At the Roll Back Malaria summit for African countries in Abuja, the heads of state committed to ensure that by the year 2005 at least 60% of those suffering from malaria would have access to effective treatment ...
Delayed care seeking for fatal pnemonia in children aged under five years in Uganda: a case-series study
(World Health Organization, 2008)
Objective To review individual case histories of children who had died of pneumonia in rural Uganda and to investigate why these children did not survive. Methods This case-series study was done in the Iganga/Mayuge ...
Can community health workers and caretakers recognise pneumonia in children? Experiences from Western Uganda
Acute respiratory infections (ARI) are leading killers of children. Case management using community health workers (CHW) has halved ARI mortality in children in Asia. WHO/UNICEF recommend integrating pneumonia into Home ...
Local fever illness classifications: implications for home management of malaria strategies
Background: The Ugandan Ministry of Health has adopted the WHO Home Based Fever Management strategy (HBM) to improve access to antimalarial drugs for prompt (<24 h) presumptive treatment of all fevers in children under 5 ...