Irene M Masanja

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Publications

  1. pmc Using classification tree modelling to investigate drug prescription practices at health facilities in rural Tanzania
    Dan K Kajungu
    INDEPTH Network, P, O Box KD 213 Kanda, Accra, Ghana
    Malar J 11:311. 2012
  2. pmc Increased use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests improves targeting of anti-malarial treatment in rural Tanzania: implications for nationwide rollout of malaria rapid diagnostic tests
    Irene M Masanja
    INESS programme, Ifakara Health Institute, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 11:221. 2012
  3. pmc Health workers' use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) to guide clinical decision making in rural dispensaries, Tanzania
    M Irene Masanja
    Ifakara Health Institute, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1238-41. 2010
  4. pmc Implementing ideal health policy in a fragile health system: the example of expanding the use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in mainland Tanzania
    Irene M Masanja
    Health Systems Group, Ifakara Health Institute, Kiko Avenue Mikocheni, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 10:322. 2011
  5. pmc Access to artemisinin-based anti-malarial treatment and its related factors in rural Tanzania
    Rashid A Khatib
    Ifakara Health Institute, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 12:155. 2013
  6. pmc Do health workers' preferences influence their practices? Assessment of providers' attitude and personal use of new treatment recommendations for management of uncomplicated malaria, Tanzania
    Irene M Masanja
    Ifakara Health Institute, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 12:956. 2012

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Publications6

  1. pmc Using classification tree modelling to investigate drug prescription practices at health facilities in rural Tanzania
    Dan K Kajungu
    INDEPTH Network, P, O Box KD 213 Kanda, Accra, Ghana
    Malar J 11:311. 2012
    ..A better understanding of the factors influencing prescription patterns is essential to develop strategies to mitigate the negative consequences associated with poor practices in both the public and private sectors...
  2. pmc Increased use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests improves targeting of anti-malarial treatment in rural Tanzania: implications for nationwide rollout of malaria rapid diagnostic tests
    Irene M Masanja
    INESS programme, Ifakara Health Institute, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 11:221. 2012
    ..This study was carried out to evaluated artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) prescribing patterns in febrile patients with and without uncomplicated malaria in one pre-RDT implementation and one post-RDT implementation area...
  3. pmc Health workers' use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) to guide clinical decision making in rural dispensaries, Tanzania
    M Irene Masanja
    Ifakara Health Institute, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1238-41. 2010
    ..Patients testing negative by RDT were rarely treated with antimalarials. Unapproved antimalarials were seldom used. Health workers continued to follow guidelines for the empiric treatment of febrile children...
  4. pmc Implementing ideal health policy in a fragile health system: the example of expanding the use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in mainland Tanzania
    Irene M Masanja
    Health Systems Group, Ifakara Health Institute, Kiko Avenue Mikocheni, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 10:322. 2011
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  5. pmc Access to artemisinin-based anti-malarial treatment and its related factors in rural Tanzania
    Rashid A Khatib
    Ifakara Health Institute, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 12:155. 2013
    ..Timely access within 24 hours to an authorized ACT outlet is one of the determinants of effective coverage and was assessed for artemether-lumefantrine (Alu), in two district health systems in rural Tanzania...
  6. pmc Do health workers' preferences influence their practices? Assessment of providers' attitude and personal use of new treatment recommendations for management of uncomplicated malaria, Tanzania
    Irene M Masanja
    Ifakara Health Institute, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 12:956. 2012
    ..We assessed health workers' attitudes and personal practices following the first treatment policy change, at six months post-change and two years later...