Snavely ME, Maze MJ, Muiruri C, Ngowi L, Mboya F, Beamesderfer J, Makupa GF, Mwingwa AG, Lwezaula BF, Mmbaga BT, Maro VP, Crump JA, Ostermann J, Rubach MP. Sociocultural and health system factors associated with mortality among febrile inpatients in Tanzania: a prospective social biopsy cohort study. BMJ global health. 3(3). e000507. PMID: 29527339 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5841511
Communicable diseases are the leading causes of death in Tanzania despite the existence of effective treatment tools. We aimed to assess the sociocultural and health system factors associated with mortality from febrile illness in northern Tanzania.