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Global Call to Action: maximize the public health impact of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa

Publish Date: May 2015
Author: R Matthew Chico, Stephanie Dellicour, Elaine Roman, Viviana Mangiaterra, Jane Coleman, Clara Menendez, Maud Majeres-Lugand, Jayne Webster, Jenny Hill

This open access, MCSP co-authored Malaria Journal article highlights the Global Call to Action to maximize the impact of preventative treatment of malaria during pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa. It focuses on the benefits of this treatment, analyses its costs and benefits, and looks at the outcomes of affected newborns and mothers to assess the ability to maximize its potential.