Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 15th, 2006
Researchers from Canada explain that "[e]conomic considerations are often cited as important determinants of health-seeking behavior.This paper describes a situation in peri-urban Tanzania where user fees do not constitute the primary reason why mothers delay seeking prompt treatment at a public health facility for their young, febrile children."
V.R.Kamat and colleagues, University of British Columbia, reported, "Mothers commonly believe that they are dealing with an ordinary fever and not malaria or any other serious...
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