WHO Policy Brief for the Implementation of Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy using Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine (IPTp-SP)

Publish Date: April 2013
Author: World Health Organization
Language: English

Based on an evidence review, WHO updated its recommendations on IPTp-SP as outlined in this brief. The brief notes that “IPTp-SP is an integral part of WHO’s three-pronged approach to the prevention and treatment of malaria in pregnancy, which also includes the use of insecticide-treated nets and prompt and effective case management.”

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