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Cost-effectiveness analysis of integrated community case management delivery models utilizing drug sellers and community health workers for treatment of under-five febrile cases of malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoea in rural Uganda

October 29, 2021 - 14:19 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Patrick Lubogo, John Edward Lukyamuzi, Deo Kyambadde, Alex Aboda Komakech, Freddy Eric Kitutu and Edgar Mugema Mulogo
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2021 20:407, 18 October 2021

Malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea continue to be the leading causes of death in children under the age of five years (U5) in Uganda. To combat these febrile illnesses, integrated community case management (iCCM) delivery models utilizing community health workers (CHWs) or drug sellers have been implemented. The purpose of this study is to compare the cost-effectiveness of delivering iCCM interventions via drug sellers versus CHWs in rural Uganda.

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