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Open Access | Malaria Prevention with IPTp during Pregnancy Reduces Neonatal Mortality

March 12, 2010 - 15:32 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Clara Menéndez, Azucena Bardají, Betuel Sigauque, Sergi Sanz, John J. Aponte, Samuel Mabunda, Pedro L. Alonso
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 5(2): e9438

In the global context of a reduction of under-five mortality, neonatal mortality is an increasingly relevant component of this mortality. Malaria in pregnancy may affect neonatal survival, though no strong evidence exists to support this association.

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