publication . Article . 2020

Prevalence and trend of malaria with anemia among under-five children in Jasikan District, Ghana

Dormechele, William; Wak, George Pokoanti; Zotor, Francis Bruno;
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  • Published: 17 Aug 2020
Abstract
Background: Malaria remains a major killer of children under-five, claiming the life of one child every two minutes globally. Despite the several interventions to reduce malaria and anemia, these diseases remain global public concerns. Aim: This study assessed the prevalence and trend of malaria and anemia in children under-five years from 2012 to 2016. Subjects and methods: We conducted a descriptive cross-sectional study among children under-five with malaria and anemia who received care at the hospital in Jasikan town, Ghana from 2012 to 2016. We computed descriptive statistics to describe the data. STATA version 14 was used to carry out the analyses. Binary ...
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Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseaseshemic and lymphatic diseases
free text keywords: Prevalence, Trend, Malaria, Anemia, Under-five, Children, Jasikan, Ghana
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