Two-year evaluation of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Children (IPTc) combined with timely home treatment for malaria control in Ghana

@inproceedings{Ahorlu2011TwoyearEO,
  title={Two-year evaluation of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Children (IPTc) combined with timely home treatment for malaria control in Ghana},
  author={Collins S K Ahorlu and Kwadwo Ansah Koram and Atsu Seake-Kwawu and Mitchell g. Weiss},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2011}
}
Intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) has recently been accepted as an important component of the malaria control strategy. Intermittent preventive treatment for children (IPTc) combined with timely treatment of malaria related febrile illness at home to reduce parasite prevalence and malaria morbidity in children aged between six and 60 months in a coastal community in Ghana. This paper reports persistence of reduced parasitaemia two years into the intervention. The baseline and year-one… CONTINUE READING

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