The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends prompt malaria diagnosis through microscopy or mRDTs, and treatment with an effective antimalarial as key interventions to control malaria.Unfortunately, in sub-Saharan Africa, patients and care providers often do not test fever cases before treating them for malaria. To mitigate this risk in Uganda, the National Malaria Reduction Strategic Plan aims to test at least 75% of malaria suspects. We sought to assess health facilities’ capacity to provide quality malaria diagnosis and treatment in 43 districts.
Country: UgandaKeywords: Research | Use of evidence | Malaria | Diagnosis
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