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Measuring Coverage in MNCH: Challenges in Monitoring the Proportion of Young Children with Pneumonia Who Receive Antibiotic Treatment

  • Harry Campbell mail,

    Harry.Campbell@ed.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Shams el Arifeen,

    Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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  • Tabish Hazir,

    Affiliation: Children's Hospital, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan

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  • James O'Kelly,

    Affiliation: Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Jennifer Bryce,

    Affiliation: Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Igor Rudan,

    Affiliation: Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Shamim Ahmad Qazi

    Affiliation: Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: May 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001421
  • Published in PLOS Medicine

About the Authors

Harry Campbell, James O'Kelly, Igor Rudan
Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Shams el Arifeen
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Tabish Hazir
Children's Hospital, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan
Jennifer Bryce
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Shamim Ahmad Qazi
Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: Harry.Campbell@ed.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: HC SA TH JO JB IR SQ. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: HC SA TH JO JB IR SQ. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: HC SA TH JO JB IR SQ. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: HC SA TH JO JB IR SQ. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: HC SA TH JO JB IR SQ.