Knowledge, Attitude and Adherence of Pregnant Women to Malaria Intermittent Prevention Therapy (IPT)
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: OGUDU, Ugochinyere (Lagos, Nigeria)
- Co-author(s): Akade, M. (, Lagos, Nigeria)
Salami, F.A. (, Lagos, Nigeria)
Odunlami, O. (, Lagos, Nigeria)
One of the several ways maternal and childhood mortality is being tackled in malaria endemic regions is by prophylactic use of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine combination during pregnancy. Pregnant women are expected to take at least two doses of IPT from time of quickening to the time of delivery with one month space interval.
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