Improving malaria knowledge and practices in rural Myanmar through a village health worker intervention: a cross-sectional study

by Moh Moh Lwin, May Sudhinaraset, Aung Kyaw San  et al.
Malaria Journal 2014, 13:5 (4 January 2014)

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Since 2008 the Sun Primary Health (SPH) franchise programme has networked and branded community health workers in rural Myanmar to provide high quality malaria information and treatment. The purpose of this paper is to compare the malaria knowledge level and health practices of individuals in SPH intervention areas to individuals without SPH intervention. The authors conclude that community health workers might have significant impact on malaria-related mortality and morbidity in rural Myanmar.

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