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malaria; pregnancy; Uganda

Household and maternal risk factors for malaria in pregnancy in a highly endemic area of Uganda: a prospective cohort study

April 29, 2019 - 13:03 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Jaffer Okiring, Peter Olwoch, Abel Kakuru, Joseph Okou, Harriet Ochokoru, Tedy Andra Ochieng, Richard Kajubi, Moses R. Kamya, Grant Dorsey and Lucy S. Tusting
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2019 18:144, 23 April 2019

Malaria in pregnancy is a major public health challenge, but its risk factors remain poorly understood in some settings. This study assessed the association between household and maternal characteristics and malaria among pregnant women in a high transmission area of Uganda.

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