Title Community-based scheduled screening and treatment of malaria in pregnancy for improved maternal and infant health in The Gambia , Burkina Faso and Benin : study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Scott2018TitleCS,
  title={Title Community-based scheduled screening and treatment of malaria in pregnancy for improved maternal and infant health in The Gambia , Burkina Faso and Benin : study protocol for a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Susana Scott and Petronella F Mens and Halidou Tinto and Alan E. Nahum and Esm{\'e}e Ruizendaal and Franco Pagnoni and Koen Peeters Grietens and Lindsay Kendall and Kalifa A Bojang and Henk D F H Schallig and Daina Umberto and Alessandro},
  year={2018}
}
Background: In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria continues to cause over 10,000 maternal deaths and 75,000 to 200,000 infant deaths. Successful control of malaria in pregnancy could save lives of mothers and babies and is an essential part of antenatal care in endemic areas. The primary objective is to determine the protective efficacy of community-scheduled screening and treatment (CSST) using community health workers (CHW) against the primary outcome of prevalence of placental malaria. The… CONTINUE READING

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