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Management of Sick Children by Community Health Workers: Intervention Models and Programme Examples

Release Date: March, 2006
ISBN 13: 9789280639858
Sales Number: 06.XX.6
76 page(s), 8.5x11
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: United Nations Children's Fund

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An estimated 10.6 million children under five still die each year from preventable or treatable diseases. Many of these deaths could be prevented through early, appropriate and low-cost treatment of sick children in the home or community. This report examines approaches for the community management of children with signs of malaria or pneumonia, specifically antimicrobial treatment, through the use of community health workers or their equivalent.

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