First evidence drug used to combat malaria in pregnancy also protects against sexually transmitted infections - Africa Health
A drug given to pregnant women in 35 countries worldwide to protect against malaria has been shown also to safeguard against the consequences of gonorrhoea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, and bacterial vaginosis, according to a new study published today in Clinical Infectious Diseases. The World Health Organization recommends providing intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) using sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) toRead More