Globally, the number of pregnancies at risk from malaria infection fell between 2000 and 2020 - but in sub-Saharan Africa, it rose to 52.4 million despite control initiatives
Article Title: Global estimates of pregnancies at risk of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infection in 2020 and changes in risk patterns since 2000
Author Countries: UK, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Australia
Funding: WorldPop work was funded in part by the Wellcome Trust (grant number: 204613/Z/16/Z), the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and, by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (grant number INV-007594). Matt Cairns: Matthew E Cairns is supported by a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship jointly funded by the 15 Wellcome Trust and the Royal Society (Grant Number 220658/Z/20/Z). Georgia R Gore-Langton is supported by an MRC PhD studentship (MR/N013638/1). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
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Global estimates of pregnancies at risk of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infection in 2020 and changes in risk patterns since 2000
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