TITLE

Increase in EPI vaccines coverage after implementation of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infant with Sulfadoxine -pyrimethamine in the district of Kolokani, Mali: Results from a cluster randomized control trial

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p573
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a study conducted to analyze the impact of Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Infants (IPTi) using Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine (SP) on the Expanded Immunization Programme (EPI) in Mali. It is mentioned that 22 health areas were covered under the study and EPI vaccines coverage was analyzed through cross-sectional surveys. It was found the for high coverage of IPTi, routine health services were required and high IPTi lead to increased coverage of EPI vaccines.
ACCESSION #
65250032

 

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