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Malaria in Pregnancy: Intermittent Preventive Treatment

Initititves: Maternal, Infant 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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