Malaria Elimination in the Plateau Region of the Togolese Republic

Malaria Elimination in the Plateau Region of the Togolese Republic

Objectives

To determine whether MDA regimens of ACT (Artemisinin–piperaquine) can quickly block malaria transmission in an inland country.

PI Institution(s)

Principal Investigator (PI)

Abstract

Non-randomized epidemiological research consisting of an intervention arm with Mass Drug Administration with Artemisinin-Piperaquine and a control arm with current antimalarial measures.

Children less than 6 months will be excluded, as well as patients with liver or kidney diseases.

The outcomes assessed are diagnosed malaria cases per month by health care, infection rate (by RDT and microscopy) and MDA coverage.   

Protocol of the Project of Malaria Elimination in the Plateaux Region of the Togolese Republic

Key facts

  • Dates
    Mar 2017 to Mar 2019
    Funding information
    Sino-Togolese Cooperation
    Country
    • Togo

MESA tags

  • Methodology
    Epidemiology
    Theme(s)
    Drug-based strategies, Elimination strategies, Tools for elimination