Evaluation of maternal practices, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of alternative antimalarial regimens for use in pregnancy: chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine.

@article{Schultz1996EvaluationOM,
  title={Evaluation of maternal practices, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of alternative antimalarial regimens for use in pregnancy: chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine.},
  author={Larry Schultz and Richard W. Steketee and Lester Chitsulo and Allan Macheso and Peter N. Kazembe and Jack J Wirima},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1996},
  volume={55 1 Suppl},
  pages={87-94}
}
With the knowledge that an efficacious antimalarial administered to pregnant women would markedly reduce placental malaria and its associated risk of low birth weight (LBW), investigations were conducted to identify an antimalarial regimen practical for nationwide implementation through the antenatal clinic (ANC) system. Maternal practices, including ANC utilization and malaria treatment and prevention during pregnancy were evaluated as part of a national malaria knowledge, attitudes, and… CONTINUE READING
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