How To Control Malaria In Pregnancy

Written by Timothy Okooboh Pregnancy is a gift; a period in which a woman nurtures, nourishes, and brings into being another life. However, as compared to nonpregnant women, pregnant women (including the foetus) are more severely affected by infections. This is mainly due to the altered state of immunity during pregnancy. One of such common …

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ARTEMETHER-LUMEFANTRINE; UNDERSTANDING THE CLOCK

Written by Timothy Okooboh The Artemether-lumefantrine clock   Recently, there have been widespread reports regarding the ineffectiveness of Artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of malaria infection. This treatment failure is mostly due to a poor understanding of the correct dosage interval of Artemether-lumefantrine, that is, the various times of the day the drug should be taken …

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