Introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria to drug shops in Uganda: a cluster-randomized controlled trial

A study to evaluate the impact – on diagnosis and treatment of malaria – of introducing rapid diagnostic tests to drug shops in eastern Uganda, which found that testing for malaria was increased by training drug shop vendors in the use of rapid tests and providing them access to such tests at a subsidized price.

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Publication date: March 2015
Source: Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Health impact and cost-effectiveness of a private sector bed net distribution: experimental evidence from Zambia [PDF]

A paper evaluating the health impact of a large-scale distribution of insecticide-treated nets conducted in partnership with a Zambian agribusiness, and its cost-effectiveness from the perspective of the National Malaria Control Programme.

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Publication date: March 2013
Source: Malaria Journal