This report documents the effects of malaria epidemic and how it was controlled in one higland district of Kenya.
The effects of the epidemic are presented in terms of mortality, morbidity and school absenteeism ; information is from routine and verbal reports.
Treatment with chloroquine, amodiaquine and sulphonamide pyrimethamine combinations, limited vector control, and health education were used to control the epidemic.
Hospital mortality per month increased by 8.6 times during the epidemic while morbidity went up by 3.7 times.
Mots-clés Pascal : Paludisme, Protozoose, Infection, Kenya, Afrique, Politique sanitaire, Surveillance sanitaire, Article synthèse, Epidémiologie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malaria, Protozoal disease, Infection, Kenya, Africa, Health policy, Sanitary surveillance, Review, Epidemiology, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0506643
Code Inist : 002B05E02B4. Création : 199501.