Missing the essentials? Children can be saved if they are more carefully examined
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Original versionBergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 9) 4 p.
Thousands of children die every year from diseases that are easy to diagnose and treat. A study from rural Tanzania shows that health workers usually don’t do those investigations that are required to identify some of these deadly illnesses. The likely consequence is mismanagement and unnecessary deaths.