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Molecular identification of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance in malaria infected women who received intermittent preventive treatment in the Democratic Republic of Congo

January 10, 2018 - 15:36 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Emrah Ruh, Jean Paul Bateko, Turgut Imir and Aysegul Taylan-Ozkan
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:17, 9 January 2018

In the study, the rate of SGEGA haplotype was low (2.1%). Although K540E and A581G alleles are more common in Eastern Africa, a distinct lineage of SGEGA is also present in the DRC, which is located in Central Africa.

“There is no free here, you have to pay”: actual and perceived costs as barriers to intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Mali

March 15, 2016 - 19:03 -- Open Access
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Meredith C. Klein, Steven A. Harvey, Hawa Diarra, Emily A. Hurley, Namratha Rao, Samba Diop and Seydou Doumbia
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:158, 12 March 2016

Both actual and perceived costs are currently barriers to IPTp uptake.

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Towards a strategy for malaria in pregnancy in Afghanistan: analysis of clinical realities and women’s perceptions of malaria and anaemia

November 4, 2015 - 14:01 -- Open Access
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Natasha Howard, Sayed Enayatullah, Nader Mohammad, Ismail Mayan, Zohra Shamszai, Mark Rowland, Toby Leslie
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:431 (4 November 2015)

Given the low malaria risk and reported avoidance of medication during pregnancy, intermittent preventive treatment is hard to justify or implement.

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Is there a distinction between malaria treatment and intermittent preventive treatment? Insights from a cross-sectional study of anti-malarial drug use among Ugandan pregnant women

May 4, 2015 - 11:23 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Charles O Odongo, Kuteesa R Bisaso, Freddy Kitutu, Celestino Obua, Josaphat Byamugisha
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:189 (3 May 2015)

Use of SP for malaria treatment is common during pregnancy.

Factors affecting providers' delivery of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy: a five-country analysis of national service provision assessment surveys

December 5, 2014 - 15:30 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Mathieu Maheu-Giroux, Marcia C Castro
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13:440 (20 November 2014)

If proved to be cost-effective, dispensing IPTp training to ANC providers should be prioritized.

Sub-optimal delivery of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy in Nigeria: influence of provider factors

September 11, 2012 - 07:16 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Onoka CA, Onwujekwe OE, Hanson K, Uzochukwu BS
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:317 (7 September 2012)

MalariaWorldThere was low level of knowledge of the guidelines for implementation of IPTp by all providers, especially those in the private sector.

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Validity of self-reported use of sulphadoxinepyrimethamine intermittent presumptive treatment during pregnancy (IPTp): a cross-sectional study

September 7, 2012 - 07:35 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Namusoke F, Ntale M, Wahlgren M, Kironde F, Mirembe F
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:310 (5 September 2012)

MalariaWorldThe results of this study question the accuracy of self-reported data in estimating IPTp coverage in the population.

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Open Access | Low coverage of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy in Nigeria: demand-side influences

March 29, 2012 - 09:20 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Onoka CA, Hanson K, Onwujekwe OE
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:82 (23 March 2012)

MalariaWorldThis study found low coverage of IPTp and high levels of missed opportunities supporting findings that high ANC attendance does not guarantee high IPTp coverage.

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Open Access | The implementation of malaria intermittent preventive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in infants reduced all-cause mortality in the district of Kolokani, Mali: results from a cluster randomized control trial

March 22, 2012 - 12:53 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Dicko A, Konare M, Traore D, Testa J, Salamon R, Doumbo O, Rogier C
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:73 (16 March 2012)

MalariaWorldThe implementation of the IPTi-SP resulted in a substantial reduction in all-cause mortality in children.

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Sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine resistance and intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy: a retrospective analysis of birth weight data in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

February 23, 2012 - 15:23 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Joris L. Likwela, Umberto D’Alessandro, Bernard L. Lokwa, Sylvain Meuris and Michele W. Dramaix
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Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 17, Issue 3, pages 322–329, March 2012

MalariaWorldIPT-SP remains an effective strategy in Kisangani and Mikalayi where the therapeutic failure to SP in children with clinical malaria was 21.7% and 1.6%, respectively, while IPTp-SP effect seems lower in Rutshuru where the therapeutic failure to SP was 60.6%.

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