Opportunities and obstacles to the elimination of malaria from Peninsular Malaysia: knowledge, attitudes and practices on malaria among aboriginal and rural communities.

Al-Adhroey, A.H.; Nor, Z.M.; Al-Mekhlafi, H.M.; Mahmud, R. (2010) Opportunities and obstacles to the elimination of malaria from Peninsular Malaysia: knowledge, attitudes and practices on malaria among aboriginal and rural communities. Malaria journal, 9. p. 137. ISSN 1475-2875

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Abstract

Both communities were aware of malaria as a disease, but knowledge, attitudes and practices were inadequate. Providing efficient health education to people residing in malaria endemic areas would improve their understanding about malaria prevention in order to bring about the elimination of malaria from the country.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. Al-Adhroey, A.H.
  2. Nor, Z.M.
  3. Al-Mekhlafi, H.M.
  4. Mahmud, R.
Journal or Publication Title: Malaria journal
Additional Information: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cross-Cultural Comparison; Cross-Sectional Studies
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 17 May 2011 10:14
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2013 08:11
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1237

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