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[afro-nets] RFI: Case-Management of Malaria (2)
- From: Tom Oconnell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2005 08:39:26 -0800 (PST)
RFI: Case-Management of Malaria (2)
1) Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) is often
the vehicle used to strengthen case management of malaria. Some
information can be found here:
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2) In French there is the very helpful "Diagnostic et prise en
charge du paludisme grave à falciparum, Guide du stagiaire",
3) Dr. Sandy Gove from the WHO has done quite a lot of work on
developing simplified guidelines for use in developing coun-
tries. See "Development and technical basis of simplified guide-
lines for emergency triage assessment and treatment in develop-
ing countries", Arch Dis Child 1999;81:473-477 ( December ),
Sandy Govea, Giorgio Tamburlinib, Elizabeth Molyneuxc, Patricia
Whiteselld, Harry Campbelle, for the WHO Integrated Management
of Childhood Illness (IMCI) Referral Care Project
4) Beyond that, the WHO malaria team has much useful information
directly related to various aspects of case mangemnt, found
WHO's page on home management talks about recognising malaria
There is also a docuement specifically for training nurses, that
can be downloaded here:
Africa Since Independence : A Comparative History, by Paul Nu-
5) JHPIEGO produces a "Malaria During Pregnancy Resource Pack-
age: Tools to Facilitate Policy Change and Implementation".
This resource package contains a variety of tools to help public
health professionals and health managers, and covers how to help
nurses and community health workers provide effective treatment
for pregnant women with malaria. It is available for free
download in French, and print copies can be ordered for free.
Plus JHIEPGO can be contacted directly to ask about specific as-
pects of strengthening case management, they have quite a bit of
6) The Southern Africa Malaria Control web site has a useful ta-
ble on malaria guidelines for community level. Scroll down about
2/3 rd's of way down page. Unfortunately, only in English.
Hope this is of help!
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