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Rational use of antibiotics by community health workers and caregivers for children with suspected pneumonia in Zambia: a cross-sectional mixed methods study

  • Kirstie Graham1,
  • Chomba Sinyangwe2,
  • Sarala Nicholas1,
  • Rebecca King3,
  • Samuel Mukupa2,
  • Karin Källander1,
  • Helen Counihan1Email author,
  • Mark Montague4,
  • James Tibenderana4 and
  • Prudence Hamade1
BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:897

Received: 18 February 2016

Accepted: 18 August 2016

Published: 27 August 2016

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18 Aug 2016 Editorially accepted
27 Aug 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12889-016-3541-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Malaria Consortium, London, UK
Malaria Consortium, Mansa, Zambia
Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Malaria Consortium, Kampala, Uganda