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Collecting household costs: ACT Consortium guidanceGuidance for non-economist audience on the importance of household costs related to seeking health care
Calcul des coûts pour les ménages : guide de l’ACT ConsortiumDirectives destinées à aider les non-économistes à comprendre l’importance des coûts de la santé pour les ménages
“Every drug goes to treat its own disease…” - A qualitative study of perceptions and experiences of taking anti-retrovirals concomitantly with anti-malarials among those affected by HIV and malaria in TanzaniaMalaria Journal
World AIDS Day 2013: What happens if we take HIV and malaria drugs at the same time?Several African countries are heavily affected by both HIV/AIDS and malaria. The ACT Consortium is investigating how antimalarial and antiretroviral drugs interact when taken simultaneously.
Better engagement with communities could improve health care for children with a feverSupporting communities with health promotion campaigns could help mothers and other caregivers to seek health care for their children, ensuring that they receive prompt, appropriate
ACT Consortium researchers present at ASTMH 2014The 63rd annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene takes place between 2-6 November in New Orleans, USA. Find out which research results we will present