Address correspondence to Grant Dorsey, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0811, San Francisco, CA 94143. E-mail:
Authors’ addresses: Umaru Ssekabira and Allen Namagembe, Joint Malaria Training Program, c/o Infectious Diseases Institute, Mulago Hospital Complex, PO Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda, E-mails:
Acknowledgments: We thank the staff of participating health facilities for their enthusiastic cooperation with the training intervention evaluated in this study; the Uganda Malaria Control Program and other stakeholders who participated in development and approval of the training program; and the trainers, the JUMP team, and the UMSP data management team for their dedication and effort. This report is dedicated to Dr. Merle A. Sande (1939–2007), whose vision led to the creation of the Infectious Diseases Institute as an academic center of excellence at Makerere University and whose generous spirit brought together colleagues from several academic institutions and research projects to create the Joint Uganda Malaria Training Program.
Financial support: The study was supported by the Exxon Mobil Corporation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U50/CCU925122), and the National Institutes of Health (AI065457-01). Grant Dorsey is a recipient of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award.
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