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Open Access | Cost-effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) for averting anaemia in Gabon: a comparison between intention to treat and according to protocol analyses

October 19, 2011 - 07:31 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Sicuri E, Biao P, Hutton G, Tediosi F, Menendez C, Lell B, Kremsner P, Conteh L, Grobusch MP
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:305 (17 October 2011)

MalariaWorldMigration implies great challenges in the organization of health interventions that require repeat visits in Gabon.

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Drug resistance maps to guide intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in African infants

September 28, 2011 - 06:58 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Inbarani Naidoo, Cally Roper
Reference: 
Parasitology, Volume 138, Special Issue 12 - Symposia of the British Society for Parasitology Volume 47, October 2011, pp 1469 – 1479

Intermittent preventive treatment of infants (IPTi) with sulphadoxine pyrimethamine (SP) is recommended as an additional malaria control intervention in high transmission areas of sub-Saharan Africa, provided its protective efficacy is not compromised by SP resistance.

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Open Access | Evaluating the effectiveness of IPTi on malaria using routine health information from sentinel health centres in southern Tanzania

February 16, 2011 - 07:10 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Willey BA, Armstrong Schellenberg JR, Maokola W, Shirima K, Chemba M, Mshinda H, Alonso P, Tanner M, Schellenberg D
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:41 (14 February 2011)

The point estimate of the effect of IPTi on malaria is consistent with that from a large pooled analysis of randomized control trials.

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Community Effectiveness of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Infants (IPTi) in Rural Southern Tanzania

May 4, 2010 - 12:43 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Joanna R. M. Armstrong Schellenberg, Kizito Shirima, Werner Maokola, Fatuma Manzi, Mwifadhi Mrisho, Adiel Mushi, Hassan Mshinda, Pedro Alonso, Marcel Tanner, and David M. Schellenberg
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Am J Trop Med Hyg, May 2010; 82: 772 - 781.

Coverage and effects on malaria and anemia were estimated through a representative survey in 2006 with 600 children aged 2–11 months. Coverage of IPTi was 47–76% depending on the definition.

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