Seasonal malaria chemoprevention in an area of extended seasonal transmission in Ashanti, Ghana

An individually randomised clinical trial

Abstract

This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) and community case management with long-acting artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) for the control of malaria in areas of extended seasonal malaria transmission.

This research is supported by the Department for International Development’s COMDIS–HSD Programme which is led by the University of Leeds

Citation

Harry Tagbor, Gifty Dufie Antwi, Princess Ruhama Acheampong, Constance Bart Plange, Daniel Chandramohan, Matthew Cairns. Seasonal malaria chemoprevention in an area of extended seasonal transmission in Ashanti, Ghana: An individually randomised clinical trial. Tropical Medicine and International Health volume 21 no 2 pp 224–235 february 2016 doi:10.1111/tmi.12642

Seasonal malaria chemoprevention in an area of extended seasonal transmission in Ashanti, Ghana: An individually randomised clinical trial

Published 28 February 2016