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Mothers' knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding acute respiratory infections in children in Baringo District, Kenya



Mothers' knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding acute respiratory infections in children in Baringo District, Kenya



East African Medical Journal 80(6): 303-307



Background: Control of acute respiratory infections (ARI) is a major public health problem in developing countries. Implementation of case management protocols requires participation of the community to reduce morbidity and mortality from ARI. Health education programmes can only be effective when designed to take into account the prevailing knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of the community towards ARI in their children.

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