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Title: Efficacy and safety of paediatric immunization-linked intermittent preventive treatment in infants (IPTi) in the prevention of malaria morbidity in rural western Kenya
Author: Odhiambo, Frank Ouma
ISNI:       0000 0004 2673 3202
Awarding Body: University of Liverpool
Current Institution: University of Liverpool
Date of Award: 2008
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Background: Intermittent preventive treatment in infants (IPTi) with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) for the prevention of malaria has shown encouraging results in recent trials. However, resistance to SP is rising and alternative drugs for IPTi need to be evaluated. Objectives: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of different drugs for IPTi and to better understand the role of treatment vs. prophylactic effect of IPTi by comparing short and long-acting antimalarials.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral