SMC Tool Kit - Communication

These communications materials have been developed to help raise awareness, facilitate sensitization and mobilize resources for SMC campaigns.


For children & caregivers:

For media & key opinion leaders:

For the general public:

* If you would like to adapt any documents, please contact us for the source files.


Scientific publications

Effectiveness of combined intermittent preventive treatment for children and timely home treatment for malaria control
Malaria Journal (December 2009)

Two Strategies for the Delivery of IPTc in an Area of Seasonal Malaria Transmission in The Gambia: A Randomised Controlled Trial
PLoS Medicine (February 2011)

Combining community case management and intermittent preventive treatment for malaria
Trends in Parasitology (November 2011)

Randomized Trial of Piperaquine with Sulfadoxine- Pyrimethamine or Dihydroartemisinin for Malaria Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Children
PLoS one (September 2009)

Seasonal intermittent preventive treatment with artesunate and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for prevention of malaria in Senegalese children: a randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial
The Lancet (February 2006)

Cost Effectiveness of Seasonal Intermittent Preventive Treatment Using Amodiaquine & Artesunate or Sulphadoxine-Pyrimethamine in Ghanaian Children
PLoS one (August 2010)

Effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination against childhood diarrhoea in El Salvador: case-control study
BMJ (June 2010)

Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria Provides Substantial Protection against Malaria in Children Already Protected by an Insecticide-Treated Bednet in Mali: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
PLoS Medicine (February 2011)

Options for the Delivery of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria to Children: A Community Randomised Trial
PLoS one (September 2009)

A trial of intermittent preventive treatment and home-based management of malaria in a rural area of The Gambia
Malaria Journal (January 2011)

Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in children living in areas with seasonal transmission (Review)
The Cochrane Collaboration (February 2012)

On Sample Sizes to Estimate the Protective Efficacy of a Vaccine
Statistics in Medicine (December 1988)

Field evaluation of vaccine efficacy
World Health Organization (1985)

A Trial of the Efficacy, Safety and Impact on Drug Resistance of Four Drug Regimens for Seasonal Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria in Senegalese Children
PLoS one (January 2008)

The clinical impact of combining intermittent preventive treatment with home management of malaria in children aged below 5 years: cluster randomised trial
Tropical Medicine and International Health (March 2011)

Impact of combining intermittent preventive treatment with home management of malaria in children less than 10 years in a rural area of Senegal: a cluster randomized trial
Malaria Journal (January 2011)

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy and Safety of Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Children (IPTc)
PLoS one (February 2011)