Friend or foe? Private sector sales of anti-malarial drugs in rural Tanzania

Abstract

Malaria treatment policy in Africa has focused mainly on government-run health systems. But many episodes of fever are treated at home using shop-bought drugs. Does the private sector threaten effective malaria treatment? Research involving the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine looked at retailers selling drugs in four districts in Tanzania.

Citation

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Friend or foe? Private sector sales of anti-malarial drugs in rural Tanzania

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