Prevent and Treat Malaria During Pregnancy

This brief discusses the following key points:

  • Fetal loss, premature delivery, and death can be avoided through prompt disease recognition followed without delay by high-quality treatment of malaria.
  • Pregnant women should sleep under an insecticide-treated bednet.
  • Intermittent preventive treatment has a beneficial impact on maternal and infant health.
Length: 
2 p
Year: 
2005
Organization: 
INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs
Languages: 
English