The combined effect of determinants on coverage of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy in the Kilombero Valley, Tanzania

@inproceedings{Gross2011TheCE,
  title={The combined effect of determinants on coverage of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy in the Kilombero Valley, Tanzania},
  author={Karin Gross and Sandra Alba and Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg and Flora L Kessy and Iddy Mayumana and Brigit Obrist},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2011}
}
Intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy (IPTp) at routine antenatal care (ANC) clinics is an important and efficacious intervention to reduce adverse health outcomes of malaria infections during pregnancy. However, coverage for the recommended two IPTp doses is still far below the 80% target in Tanzania. This paper investigates the combined impact of pregnant women's timing of ANC attendance, health workers' IPTp delivery and different delivery schedules of national IPTp guidelines… CONTINUE READING
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