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UNICEF/UNI186569/Pflanz
Background Reports

Interview with Francisco Songane: Evidence of Impact of Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health

Dr. Francisco Songane was Mozambique’s minister of health from 2000 to 2004. During his tenure, he oversaw the introduction of innovative strategies to tackle malaria and hepatitis B. In addition...
Health and Human Rights Journal
2015
UNICEF/UN028257/Page
Tools

A Toolkit for Integrated Vector Management in sub-Saharan Africa

This toolkit for integrated vector management (IVM) is designed to help national and regional programme managers coordinate across sectors to design and run large IVM programmes. It is an extension...
WHO
2016
UNICEF/UN020389/Trong Quoc Nam
Evidence Reviews

Income and Malaria. Evidence from an Agricultural Intervention in Uganda

We exploit a spatial discontinuity in the coverage of an agricultural extension program in Uganda to causally identify its effects on malaria. We find that eligibility for the program reduced...
UNU-WIDER
2015
UNICEF/UN029600/Libório
Evidence Reviews

The Economics of Malaria in Africa

Malaria still claims a heavy human and economic toll, specifically in sub-Saharan Africa. Even though the causality between malaria and poverty is presumably bi-directional, malaria plays a role in the...
UNU-WIDER
2014
UNICEF/UN024069/Rich
Evidence Reviews

Changes in Climatic Factors and Malaria in Uganda

The study examines the relationship between climatic factors and reported malaria cases using data from 12 districts in Uganda over the period 2000-2011. A panel dataset comprising temperature, temperature standard...
UNU-WIDER
2014
UNICEF/UNI173423/Schermbrucker
Briefings

The Microeconomic Impact of Interventions Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

While the majority of interventions against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria had positive short-term effects, these were frequently not translated into long-term sustainable results.Cash transfers may have the potential of reducing...
UNU-WIDER
2014
UNICEF/UN029600/Libório
Briefings

Malaria Control in Emergencies: Time for Action

Estrella Lasry, Tropical Advisor to MSF, on measures taken by the organisation to predict and prevent malaria outbreaks in emergency situations.
PLOS
2014
Evidence Reviews

Health-Seeking Behaviours in Sofala and Manica in Relation to Cyclone Idai Response

Rapid review question: What are the health-seeking and nutritional practices of the affected populations? How do they frame, understand and engage in prevention of cholera/AWD, malaria, measles/rubella (or vaccine preventable...
SSHAP
2019
Journal Article

“There are many fevers”: Communities’ perception and management of Febrile illness and its relationship with human animal interactions in South-Western Uganda

We conducted a focused ethnographic study in Western Uganda among communities with high human livestock interaction to describe communities’ behaviors, exposures, and attitudes toward fever. Perceptions of illness and associated...
2022
Journal Article

“There are many fevers”: Communities’ perception and management of Febrile illness and its relationship with human animal interactions in South-Western Uganda

Diagnosing the causative agent of febrile illness in resource-limited countries is a challenge in part due to lack of adequate diagnostic infrastructure to confirm cause of infection. Most febrile illnesses...
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
2022
Journal Article

Challenging logics of complex intervention trials: community perspectives of a health care improvement intervention in rural Uganda

Health systems in many African countries are failing to provide populations with access to good quality health care. The PRIME trial in Tororo, rural Uganda, designed and tested an intervention...
Science Direct
2013
Journal Article

‘It puts life in us and we feel big’: shifts in the local health care system during the introduction of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria into drug shops in Uganda

This paper is an analysis of the social interaction between drug sellers, their clients and local health care workers within a medical trial that introduced rapid diagnostic tests for malaria...
Taylor & Francis Online
2012
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