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Impact of rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis and treatment of malaria at a peripheral health facility in Western Uganda:
(Malaria Journal, 2015)
Background The World Health Organization recommends that all suspected malaria cases receive a parasitological diagnosis prior to treatment with artemisin in-based combination therapy. A recent meta-analysis of clinical ...
Private sector drug shops frequently dispense parenteral anti-malarials in a rural region of Western Uganda
(Malaria Journal, 2018)
Background: Malaria is a leading cause of paediatric morbidity and mortality in Uganda. More than half of febrile children in rural areas initially seek care at private clinics and drug shops. These shops are generally ...