In this pharmacovigilance study, the exposed group (pregnant women with malaria given artemether-lumefantrine), and a matched non-exposed group (pregnant women without malaria and no exposure to artemether-lumefantrine) were followed until delivery.
In Rwanda, frequent mutations in the pfdhfr and pfdhps genes of Plasmodium falciparum have suggested intense sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine resistance.
We conducted a nested case-control study of placental malaria (PM) and mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) within a prospective cohort of 627 mother-infant pairs followed from October 1989 until April 1994 in rural Rwanda.
Health workers' medication adherence was good. However, a significant lower medication adherence was observed for consumers' adherence in the outpatient setting.
The traditional use of most of the plant evaluated was confirmed by the antiplasmodial test. This study revealed for the first time the antiplasmodial activity of two plants: Terminalia mollis and Rumex abyssinicus.
This project intends to enhance financial access to health care by subsidising health insurance for the poor in order to combat the three diseases successfully.