Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum haplotypes associated with resistance to sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine and amodiaquine before and after upscaling of seasonal malaria chemoprevention in seven African countries: a genomic surveillance study

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Introduction

The burden of morbidity and mortality due to malaria continues to challenge health systems throughout Africa. In 2012, WHO recommended seasonal malaria chemoprevention in areas of high seasonal malaria transmission in the Sahel subregion of Africa to clear parasites and prevent infection.

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Updated WHO recommendations for malaria chemoprevention among children and pregnant women.