World Malaria Day 2014: Malaria in Pregnancy

first_imgPosted on April 25, 2014November 13, 2014Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Malaria in pregnancy (MiP) is not only a substantial contributor to maternal mortality and morbidity in malaria-endemic regions, but also leads to neonatal mortality, low birth weight babies, spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, premature delivery, and other adverse birth outcomes.In honor of World Malaria Day 2014, we have compiled recent research articles and sources specifically related to malaria in pregnancy.Recent research articles on MIP:Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infection is associated with anaemia in pregnancy and can be more cost-effectively detected by rapid diagnostic test than by microscopy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the CongoMalaria Journal | April 2014Effectiveness of Antenatal Clinics to Deliver Intermittent Preventive Treatment and Insecticide Treated Nets for the Control of Malaria in Pregnancy in Mali: A Household SurveyPLOS ONE |March 2014Immune responses during gestational malaria: a review of the current knowledge and future trend of researchJournal of Infection in Developing Countries | 2014Prevalence of peripheral blood parasitaemia, anaemia and low birthweight among pregnant women in a suburban area in coastal GhanaPan African Medical Journal | January 2014Associations Between Maternal Helminth and Malaria Infections in Pregnancy and Clinical Malaria in the Offspring: A Birth Cohort in Entebbe, UgandaJournal of Infectious Disease | December 2013Find more recent publications here.General resources on malaria and World Malaria Day:Global malaria efforts: Progress made, but challenges loom aheadRoll Back Malaria (pdf)APMEN media release (pdf)For more resources visit our MIP resources page.Join the celebration on Twitter to learn more with the hashtags #WorldMalariaDay and #DefeatMalaria.Share this: ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read:last_img

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