Malaria infection and anemia status in under-five children from Southern Tanzania where seasonal malaria chemoprevention is being implemented.

02 Dec 2021
Mwaiswelo RO, Mmbando BP, Chacky F, Molteni F, Mohamed A, Lazaro S, Mkalla SF, Samuel B, Ngasala B
Malaria and anemia remain major public health challenges in Tanzania. Household socioeconomic factors are known to influence these conditions. However, it is not clear how these factors influence malaria transmission and anemia in Masasi and Nanyumbu Districts. This study presents findings on malaria and anemia situation in under-five children and its influencing socioeconomic factors in Masasi and Nanyumbu Districts, surveyed as part of an ongoing seasonal malaria chemoprevention operational study.