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Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-PQ) is one of five WHO recommended artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria. However, little was known on its post-registration safety and effectiveness in sub-Saharan Africa. DHA-PQ provides a long post-treatment prophylactic effect against re-infection; however, new infections(More)
BACKGROUND Asymptomatic and symptomatic malaria during pregnancy has consequences for both mother and her offspring. Unfortunately, there is insufficient information on the safety and efficacy of most antimalarials in pregnancy. Indeed, clinical trials assessing antimalarial treatments systematically exclude pregnancy for fear of teratogenicity and(More)
The World Health Organization recommends artemisinin-based combination (ACT) for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria. Post-licensure safety data on newly registered ACT is critical for evaluating their risk/benefit profile in malaria endemic countries. The clinical safety of the newly registered combination, Eurartesim®, following its introduction into(More)
Introduction: La présente étude prospective se propose dévaluer l'efficacité thérapeutique du traitement préventif intermittent à la sulfadoxine-pyriméthamine et son observance chez la femme enceinte dans deux hôpitaux urbains au Burkina Faso. Méthodes: Chaque femme répondant aux critères d'inclusion a été soumise à un questionnaire pour la collecte des(More)
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