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Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPTc)

Open Access | A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy and Safety of Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Children (IPTc)

March 1, 2011 - 07:19 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Anne L. Wilson, on behalf of the IPTc Taskforce
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 6(2): e16976

IPTc is a safe method of malaria control that has the potential to avert a significant proportion of clinical malaria episodes in areas with markedly seasonal malaria transmission and also appears to have a substantial protective effect against all-cause mortality.

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