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


What we do arrow

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:

Meet the team arrow

Special features on our research team members around the world.

Latest Research arrow

Estimated risk of placental infection and low birthweight attributable to Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Africa in 2010: a modelling study

(July 2014)


Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine Treatment of Multidrug Resistant Falciparum and Vivax Malaria in Pregnancy

(January 2014)


Factors Affecting the Delivery, Access, and Use of Interventions to Prevent Malaria in Pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

(July 2013)


A hospital ward using bed nets

Effectiveness of Antenatal Clinics to Deliver Intermittent
Preventive Treatment and Insecticide Treated Nets for
the Control of Malaria in Pregnancy in Kenya

(June 2013)


A model of parity-dependent immunity to placental malaria

(March 2013)



Intermittent Preventive Therapy for Malaria During Pregnancy Using 2 vs 3 or More Doses of Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine and Risk of Low Birth Weight in Africa, systematic review and metanalysis

(February 2013)


Factors Affecting Antenatal Care Attendance: Results from Qualitative Studies in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi

(January 2013)


Maternal Anemia in Pregnancy: Assessing the Effect of Routine Preventive Measures in a Malaria-Endemic Area

(January 2013)


Does Malaria Affect Placental Development? Evidence
from In Vitro Models

(January 2013)



Latest News arrow

New report by the MiP Consortium on the Contribution of Malaria Control to Maternal and Newborn Health launched at the annual High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York on 10 July.

July 2014


MiP Consortium members, Prof. Feiko ter Kuile, Dr. Patrick Walker and Dr. Steve Taylor present at 62nd ASTMH meeting, November 2013, Washington DC, USA

November 2013



MiPc members present latest results at 3 symposia during 6th MIM Conference in Durban, South Africa

October 2013



MiP Consortium members and stakeholders attend fifth annual meeting in Durban, South Africa

October 2013


MiP Consortium Public Health Impact study investigates barriers to interventions for preventing malaria in pregnancy across sub-Saharan Africa

July 2013


MiP Consortium Secretariat in conversation with International Innovation

June 2013


LSTM study by MiP Consortium members leads WHO to update its malaria prevention policy

February 2013


MiP Consortium members and stakeholders present at Challenges in Malaria Research Conference in Basel, Switzerland

October 2012