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Healthcare Utilization for Acute Febrile Illness, Knowledge of Malaria and Trust in Informational Resources among Clinic Attendees in Port-au-Prince and Artibonite Département: A Cross-sectional Survey

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.231
Synopsis: 
A clinic-based cross-sectional survey was conducted during 2012–13 in Port-au-Prince and Artibonite Département, Haiti to assess the utilization of health facilities and treatment options for acute febrile illness (AFI), knowledge of malaria, and types and trust in malaria information sources.

ABSTRACT

Objective: The overall aim of the project was to understand healthcare utilization patterns and access to and trust in resources regarding malaria and other febrile illness in two regions (Port-au-Prince and Artibonite Département) differentially affected by the 2010 earthquake.

Accepted: 
18 May, 2015
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e-Published: 11 Nov, 2015

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