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Acceptability of coupling Intermittent Preventive Treatment in infants with the Expanded Programme on Immunization in three francophone countries in Africa

February 23, 2012 - 09:42 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Alexandra de Sousa, Leon P. Rabarijaona, Jean L. Ndiaye, Doudou Sow, Mouhamed Ndyiae, Jacques Hassan, Nilda Lambo, Paul Adovohekpe, Flavia Guidetti, Judith Recht and Alphonse Affo
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Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 17, Issue 3, pages 308–315, March 2012

MalariaWorldIntermittent preventive treatment in infants is well accepted by providers and communities, showing a synergic acceptability when coupled with routine immunizations.

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Open Access | Supply-related drivers of staff motivation for providing intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy in Tanzania: evidence from two rural districts

February 23, 2012 - 09:38 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Mubyazi GM, Bloch P, Byskov J, Magnussen P, Bygbjerg IC, Hansen KS
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:48 (18 February 2012)

MalariaWorldThe study shows conditions related to staffing levels, health infrastructure and essential supplies being among the key determinants or drivers of frontline HWs' motivation to deliver ANC services in both private and public HFs.

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Open Access | Cluster-randomized study of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for malaria in infants (IPTi) in southern Tanzania: evaluation of impact on survival

January 4, 2012 - 07:21 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Armstrong Schellenberg JR, Maokola W, Shirima K, Manzi F, Mrisho M, Mushi A, Alonso P, Mshinda H, Tanner M, Schellenberg DM
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:387 (30 December 2011)

MalariaWorldIPTi due to low coverage, late administration, drug resistance, decreased malaria transmission or improvements in vector control and case management.

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Open Access | Impact of combining intermittent preventive treatment with home management of malaria in children less than 10 years in a rural area of Senegal: a cluster randomized trial

December 15, 2011 - 15:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Tine RC, Faye B, Ndour CT, Ndiaye JL, Ndiaye M, Bassene C, Magnussen P, Bygbjerg IC, Sylla K, Ndour JD, Gaye O
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:358 (13 December 2011)

http://www.pnas.org/content/108/50/20113.abstractCombining IPTc and HMM can provide significant additional benefit in preventing clinical episodes of malaria as well as anaemia among children in Senegal.

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Opinion: Combining community case management and intermittent preventive treatment for malaria

October 20, 2011 - 07:38 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Brian Greenwood, Kalifa Bojang, Harry Tagbor, Franco Pagnoni
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Trends in Parasitology, Volume 27, Issue 11, November 2011, Pages 477-480

MalariaWorldIntermittent preventive treatment (IPT) of malaria has recently been shown to be a highly effective way of reducing morbidity from malaria in children living in areas of seasonal malaria transmission, and it can be delivered efficiently by community volunteers.

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Open Access | Molecular markers of resistance to sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine during intermittent preventive treatment of pregnant women in Benin

July 21, 2011 - 09:37 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Bertin G, Briand V, Bonaventure D, Carrieu A, Massougbodji A, Cot M, Deloron P
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:196 (19 July 2011)

The clinical trial comparing SP and mefloquine efficacy during IPTp showed SP remained efficacious in preventing low birth weight.

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Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: at the crossroads of public health policy

June 14, 2011 - 14:26 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
R. Matthew Chico and Daniel Chandramohan
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Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 16, Issue 7, pages 774–785, July 2011

The intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) has been a key component of the focused antenatal care package for nearly a decade, reducing the burden of low birthweight attributable to malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Open Access | Malaria associated symptoms in pregnant women followed-up in Benin

April 5, 2011 - 08:17 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Huynh B, Fievet N, Gbaguidi G, Borgella S, Guezo Mevo B, Massougbodji A, Deloron P, Cot M
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:72 (31 March 2011)

The majority of pregnant women were symptomless during routine visits when infected with malaria in an endemic stable area.

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Open Access | Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria Provides Substantial Protection against Malaria in Children Already Protected by an Insecticide-Treated Bednet in Burkina Faso: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

February 4, 2011 - 07:33 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Amadou T. Konaté, Diadier A. Diallo, et al.
Reference: 
PLoS Med 8(2): e1000408

IPT of malaria provides substantial protection against malaria in children who sleep under an ITN.

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Open Access | Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria Provides Substantial Protection against Malaria in Children Already Protected by an Insecticide-Treated Bednet in Mali: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

February 4, 2011 - 07:30 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Alassane Dicko, Abdoulbaki I. Diallo, Brian Greenwood, et al.
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PLoS Med 8(2): e1000407

IPTc given during the malaria transmission season provided substantial protection against clinical episodes of malaria, malaria infection, and anaemia in children using an LLIN.

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