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Free Content Reaching the Abuja target for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in African women: a review of progress and operational challenges

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Abstract:

Objective  To review progress with the implementation of intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) for the control of malaria in pregnancy in sub‐Saharan Africa (SSA), in order to identify facilitating factors and operational challenges for scaling up IPT delivery.

Keywords: antenatal care; cuidado prenatal; escalamiento; femmes enceintes; groupes vulnérables; grupos vulnerables; intermittent preventive treatment; malaria; mesures; mujeres embarazadas; pregnant women; scaling up; soin anténatal; traitement préventive intermittent; tratamiento preventivo intermitente; vulnerable groups

Language: English

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2006.01585.x

Affiliations: 1: Child and Reproductive Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK 2: Baylor College of Medicine Children's Clinical Centre of Excellence, Lilongwe, Malawi

Publication date: 2006-04-01

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