Group Antenatal Care to Improve Malaria in Pregnancy & ANC in Geita, Tanzania

Jasmine Chadewa and colleagues are sharing their work on Group Antenatal Care (GANC): A Baseline Initiative to Improve Malaria in Pregnancy & ANC Indicators. A Case from Geita Tanzania at the virtual 69th Annual Meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. See their findings below. Malaria in pregnancy (MiP) is a major public… Continue reading Group Antenatal Care to Improve Malaria in Pregnancy & ANC in Geita, Tanzania

Increasing Access to Malaria in Pregnancy Services through Community Health Units and Enhanced Supportive Supervision of Community Health Volunteers

Donald Apat and colleagues address the importance of community health workers and appropriate supervision in their study from Kenya. This was presented today at the 69th Annual Meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene which is virtual. See their findings below. According to the 2018 Kenya malaria program review, the uptake of malaria… Continue reading Increasing Access to Malaria in Pregnancy Services through Community Health Units and Enhanced Supportive Supervision of Community Health Volunteers

Achieving antenatal care attendance and intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy in Geita, Tanzania

Ryan Lash and colleagues examined factors associated with achieving antenatal care (ANC) attendance and intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp) and made recommendations in Geita Region, Tanzania, 2019. There findings are being presented at the virtual 69th Annual Meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Malaria in pregnancy results in an estimated 10,000… Continue reading Achieving antenatal care attendance and intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy in Geita, Tanzania