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Malaria in Pregnancy: Intermittent Preventive Treatment

Initiatives: Maternal, Child and Reproductive Health


An estimated 25 million pregnancies are exposed every year to Plasmodium falciparum malaria. The Intermitent Preventive Treatment during pregnancy (IPTp) can reduce neonatal mortality by more than 60%. This document summarizes the most significant scientific evidence on IPTp.

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