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Preventing Congenital Syphilis: A complex intervention to improve syphilis screening and treatment in pregnant women in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo and in Lusaka, Zambia: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Period

2014- 2017

Researchers

Fernando Althabe, Ezequiel García-Elorrio, Mabel Berrueta, María Luisa Caferatta, Agustina Mazzoni, Eduardo Bergel, Alvaro Ciganda, María Belizán, Karen Klein, Cintia Spira.

Objective

To evaluate whether combining the provision of supplies with a the complex behavioural intervention was more effective than providing supplies only, to improve syphilis screening and treatment in pregnant women attending antenatal care (ANC) in clinics in Kinshasa (DRC), and Lusaka (Zambia).

Study type

Cluster RCT

Funds

Bill & Melina Gates

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