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Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2017-07-01
End Date 2020-06-30
Project Code TMA2016CDF973
Status Active

Title

Determinants and prevalence of parasite resistance among pregnant women receiving Intermittent Preventive Treatment with Sulphadoxine-Pyrimethamine (IPTpSP) in a malaria endemic community (IPT-SP in Nigeria)

Objectives

To describe the burden of SP resistance and determinants of its occurrence among pregnant women receiving IPTp in Nigeria. To identify linkages between SP drug resistance markers and efficacy of IPTp-SP; to assess maternal and neonatal health outcomes.

Host Organisation

Institution Country
Babcock University Nigeria

Study Design

Prospective observational study

Sites

Ilishan-Remo, Nigeria

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