Zambia - Children with fever receiving antimalarial drugs

Children with fever receiving antimalarial drugs (% of children under age 5 with fever)

Children with fever receiving antimalarial drugs (% of children under age 5 with fever) in Zambia was 34.00 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 11 years was 58.00 in 1999, while its lowest value was 34.00 in 2010.

Definition: Malaria treatment refers to the percentage of children under age five who were ill with fever in the last two weeks and received any appropriate (locally defined) anti-malarial drugs.

Source: UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by ICF International.

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Year Value
1999 58.00
2002 52.00
2006 57.90
2007 38.40
2008 43.30
2010 34.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention