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Table 3 Reported benefits and barriers of facility- and community-based delivery of PMC

From: Post-discharge malaria chemoprevention (PMC) in Malawi: caregivers` acceptance and preferences with regard to delivery methods

Main findings Facility-based delivery Community-based delivery
Benefits * More contact with health personnel
* Possibility of follow-up care at the hospital
* Safe drug storage at hospital pharmacy
* Easy home access to drugs
* Less financial concerns
* Less worries related to
care of children
* More time for work tasks
Barriers * Travel expenses
* Extra work burden
* Long travel distance
* Challenging roads
* Perceived negative effect of longtime home drug storage on drug durability