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18 Apr 2008

Socio-economic status is inversely related to bed net use in Gabon

Socio-economic factors will be important considerations in programmes to promote the use of insecticide-treated bed nets for prevention of malaria. A study of the use of untreated nets in Gabon has found that poor families are the most likely to use nets, but their nets are in the poorest condition.
Source: Malaria Journal
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1 Mar 2008

‘He will ask why the child gets sick so often’: The gendered dynamics of intra-household bargaining over healthcare for children with fever in the Volta Region of Ghana

The gendered dynamics of intra-household bargaining around treatment seeking for children with fever is investigated through qualitative research
Source: Social Science & Medicine
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23 Jan 2008

The Social Determinants Of Schistosomiasis

The Commission on the Social Determinants of Health (SDH) was launched by WHO in March 2005.
Source: WHO/TDR
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30 Nov 2007

Achieving Behaviour Change For Dengue Control: Methods, Scaling-Up, And Sustainability

With the global resurgence of dengue and its more severe form, dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), the disease has re-emerged as a major threat to public health.
Source: WHO/TDR
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1 Sep 2007

Equitable Access to Health Care and Infectious Disease Control: Concepts, Measurement and Interventions

Report of an International Symposium 13–15 February 2006, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Source: WHO/TDR

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