New borns in Kinshasa Mother with baby on back and Donkey Mothers with their babies at the Kibaoni Health Center in Ifakara, Tanzania for postpartum care and education.
Ntcheu ANC queue, Malawi Women and child under net Women at Ghana ANC

Malaria in Pregnancy Consoritum and Roll Back Malaria East Africa Regional Meeting

11-13 July 2016

Ministrys of Health from Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and Malawi met with Participants from the Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium and Roll Back Malaria to share the latest research from the MiP Consortiums clinical trials and studies on the treatment and prevention of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa (2009-2015) and to discuss with policy stakeholders the implications for national malaria and reproductive health programmes.

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Ten major projects direct research in four key areas of malaria in pregnancy: burden assessment, treatment, prevention and how best to scale up existing strategies and interventions. We work in the following areas of research:



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Special features on our research team members around the world.

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Burden and impact of Plasmodium vivax in
pregnancy: A multi-centre prospective
observational study

June 2017


First-Trimester artemisinn derivatives and quinine treatments and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in Africa and Asia: A meta-analysis of observational studies

May 2017


Provider and user acceptability of intermittent screening and treatment for the control of malaria in pregnancy in Malawi

November 2016


Cost effectiveness of intermittent
screening followed by treatment
versus intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy in West Africa: analysis and modelling of results from a non‑inferiority trial

September 2016


Scheduled Intermittant Screening with Rapid Diagnostic Tests and Treatment with Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine versus Intermittant Preventative Therapy with Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine for Malaria in Pregnancy in Malawi: An Open-Label Randomised Control Trial

September 2016


Evaluation and Acceptability of a Simplified Test of Visual Function at Birth in a Limited-Resource Setting

June 2016


Dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine holds promise as an option for malaria prevention in pregnancy

June 2016

Effectiveness of the delivery of interventions to prevent malaria in pregnancy in Kenya

April 2016


Four Artemisinin-Based Treatments in African Pregnant Women with Malaria

March 2016

Mortality, Morbidity, and Developmental Outcomes in Infants Born to Women Who Received Either Mefloquine or Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine as Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: A Cohort Study

(February 2016)



Non-falciparum malaria infections in pregnant women in West Africa.

(January 2016)


Knowledge and Adherence to the National Guidelines for Malaria Case Management in Pregnancy among Healthcare Providers and Drug Outlet Dispensers in Rural, Western Kenya.

(January 2016)




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Research Tean finds no adverse risk to use of common antimalarials in first trimester pregnancy

May 2017


The Malaria in Pregnancy consortium has joined forces with the Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) to establish a malaria in pregnancy research programme within the WWARN data platform

March 2016


64th Annual Meeting

October 25-29, 2015


Symposium #95:

The Impact of Sub-Microscopic Malaria Infections on Pregnancy Outcomes: Data from the Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium

Symposium #114:

Trials with Alternative Drugs and Strategies to Prevent Malaria in Pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Safety of Inadvertent Exposure to Artemisinins in Early Pregnancy in Africa and Asia: Results from the Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium

October 2015

2015 Annual Global Costs for Malaria Control, Elimination and Research


Global Call to Action to increase national coverage with Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy

April 2015


Clinical trials not immune from poor quality drugs

Feb 2015


Leading researchers call for tighter control over medicines used in clinial trials

Feb 2015