Knowledge of malaria signs or symptoms

Knowledge of the signs and symptoms of malaria in young children is vital, and combating low awareness of signs and symptoms of malaria is a priority of National Malaria control Programme (NMCP). Although there are a variety of symptoms caused by malaria, fever is the most common and should be recognized by caregivers as possibly being the result of malaria. All children under age 5 with fever should be tested for malaria and, for those who are infected,treated within 24 hours of the onset of fever.

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Source www.nbs.go.tz
Author Martin Kimario
Maintainer NBS
Version 1.0
Last Updated August 17, 2019, 20:15 (UTC)
Created August 17, 2019, 20:15 (UTC)
Geographical coverage Tanzania