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Technical Expert Group meeting on intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp)

July 2007

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 9
Publication date: 2007
Languages: English
ISBN: 9789241596640

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Overview

This report contains the result of a technical consultation held in Geneva on 11- 13 July 2007 to appraise available evidence on intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy with the objective of developing a framework, plan, and methodology to monitor and evaluate the efficacy and effectiveness of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine intermittent preventive treatment, of reviewing the evidence on efficacy and safety of this treatment and of identifying gaps in knowledge and defining a research agenda for guiding future policy direction.