Photo: A health worker administers preventive malaria treatment to a child in Koutiala. Mali 2012 © Estrella Lasry

Novel Program Shows Strong Promise in Malaria Prevention

A large-scale malaria prevention program, consisting of intermittent distributions of anti-malaria medicines, appears to be drastically reducing the number of new cases of the disease among young children during peak transmission season, according to preliminary results from our projects in Chad and Mali.

Photo: A health worker administers preventive malaria treatment to a child in Koutiala. Mali 2012 © Estrella Lasry

Novel Program Shows Strong Promise in Malaria Prevention

A large-scale malaria prevention program, consisting of intermittent distributions of anti-malaria medicines, appears to be drastically reducing the number of new cases of the disease among young children during peak transmission season, according to preliminary results from our projects in Chad and Mali.

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