Placental Malaria Is Rare Among Zanzibari Pregnant Women Who Did Not Receive Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Pregnancy

Placental Malaria Is Rare Among Zanzibari Pregnant Women Who Did Not Receive Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Pregnancy

Objectives

This study aimed to estimate the rate of placental malaria infection at delivery among Zanzibari pregnant women who had not received intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) to help determine whether IPTp is still warranted in Zanzibar.

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Key facts

  • Dates
    Aug 2010 to Sep 2012
    Funding amount
    $122,150
    Country
    • Tanzania, United Republic of

MESA tags

  • Methodology
    Operational research
    Theme(s)
    Impact of interventions, Vulnerable populations