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Retail sector distribution chains for malaria treatment in the developing world: a review of the literature

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Title
Retail sector distribution chains for malaria treatment in the developing world: a review of the literature
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Malaria Journal, February 2010
DOI 10.1186/1475-2875-9-50
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Authors

Edith Patouillard, Kara G Hanson, Catherine A Goodman

Abstract

In many low-income countries, the retail sector plays an important role in the treatment of malaria and is increasingly being considered as a channel for improving medicine availability. Retailers are the last link in a distribution chain and their supply sources are likely to have an important influence on the availability, quality and price of malaria treatment. This article presents the findings of a systematic literature review on the retail sector distribution chain for malaria treatment in low and middle-income countries.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Nigeria 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Unknown 103 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 23 22%
Researcher 20 19%
Lecturer 11 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 8%
Other 9 8%
Other 26 25%
Unknown 8 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 27 25%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 15 14%
Social Sciences 14 13%
Business, Management and Accounting 11 10%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 7 7%
Other 21 20%
Unknown 11 10%