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Table 1 Outlet types and definitions

From: Evidence of successful malaria case management policy implementation in Cambodia: results from national ACTwatch outlet surveys

Sector and facility type Outlet types
Public Sector
 Public health facilities Referral hospitals, health centers, sub-health centers, former district hospitals, and health posts
 Village Malaria Worker VMW are community-based volunteers equipped with anti-malarial treatment and malaria blood testing
Private Sector
 Private for-profit health facilities Private for-profit health facilities including private hospitals, clinics, cabinets and diagnostic laboratories
 Pharmacies Pharmacies are licensed and regulated by a national regulatory authority, and are staffed by pharmacists and qualified health practitioners. These include clinical pharmacies, pharmacies, depot A, and depot B
 Drug stores Drug stalls in rural markets and shops that primarily sell medicines. These outlets are not guaranteed to be staffed by qualified health dispensers/practitioners and not typically licensed by a national regulatory authority
 General retailers Grocery stores and village shops
 Itinerant drug vendors Mobile providers found primarily in rural areas, typically working within a radius of their home. They are not registered with any national regulatory authority