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Malaria Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Field Study in Rural Uganda

Williams, Phoebe C M; Martina, Alan; Cumming, Robert; Hall, John

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Malaria, a completely preventable and treatable disease, remains one of the biggest killers in Sub-Saharan Africa today. The objectives of this study were to describe the impact of malaria on a small rural community in Uganda (Bufuula) and to implement and evaluate a malaria prevention program (subsidised insecticide treated nets with an accompanying education session). In January 2006, a survey of 202 households (100% response rate) was conducted, and meetings held with the Village Council,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60334
Source: Journal of Community Health: the publication for health promotion
DOI: 10.1007/s10900-009-9151-y

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