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Protecting Children: 10 Years of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention
In an article published in Health Policy Watch, MMV reflects on what 10 years of seasonal malaria chemoprevention has meant for young children in the Sahel, and how to protect more children going forward.
Podcast: On the frontline of malaria prevention during the pandemic
Malaria is a disease whose main victims are children in sub-Saharan Africa. Take a listen to Olimatou, a Gambian health worker who organizes SMC campaigns, on the challenges of protecting children from malaria during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how these challenges can be overcome.
Updated WHO recommendations for malaria chemoprevention
When given to the young children and pregnant women who are most vulnerable to malaria, preventive chemotherapy has been shown to be a safe, effective and cost-effective strategy for reducing the disease burden and saving lives. Here are WHO's most updated guidelines.
SMC scale-up significantly reduces child mortality in the Sahel
The safety and effectiveness of SMC in reducing malaria mortality in children has been demonstrated in a large observational study, published in the peer-reviewed science journal, The Lancet.