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Coverage of malaria protection in pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa: a synthesis and analysis of national survey data

March 2, 2011 - 08:30 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Anna Maria van Eijk, Jenny Hill, Victor A Alegana, Viola Kirui, Peter W Gething, Feiko O ter Kuile, Robert W Snow
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The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 11, Issue 3, March 2011, Pages 190-207

We extracted data for specific strategies for malaria control in pregnant women from national malariam policies from endemic countries in Africa. We identified the most recent national household cluster-sample surveys recording intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine and use of insecticide-treated nets.

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Review: Changes in the burden of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa

July 29, 2010 - 10:38 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara, Judith Nekesa Mangeni, Rick Steketee, Brian Greenwood
Reference: 
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 10, Issue 8, August 2010, Pages 545-555

To assess the contribution of specific malaria interventions and other general factors in bringing about these changes, we reviewed studies that have reported recent changes in the incidence or prevalence of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.

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