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Community acceptance of reactive focal mass drug administration and reactive focal vector control using indoor residual spraying, a mixed‐methods study in Zambezi region, Namibia

March 24, 2021 - 14:44 -- Open Access
Kathryn W. Roberts, Cara Smith Gueye, Michelle S. Hsiang, et al.
Malaria Journal 2021 20:162, 22 March 2021

In Namibia, as in many malaria elimination settings, reactive case detection (RACD), or malaria testing and treatment around index cases, is a standard intervention. Reactive focal mass drug administration (rfMDA), or treatment without testing, and reactive focal vector control (RAVC) in the form of indoor residual spraying, are alternative or adjunctive interventions, but there are limited data regarding their community acceptability.

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