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Malaria

Clinical, behavioural and socioeconomic factors related to severe malaria. A Multicenter Study in the Africa Region (archived)

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WHO Regional Office for Africa

Publication details

Number of pages: 36
Publication date: 2002
Languages: English

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Overview

This multicentre study contains information on the prevalence and clinical significance of the various signs and symptoms of the disease, common practices and health-seeking behaviour of failies and the expenses African families incur when trating a child with an episode of severe malaria. It contains information gathered in 10 different countries as a result of collaborative efforts and covers a wide array of situations – epidemiological, socio-cultural and economic.