Factors Affecting Utilization Of Intermittent Preventive Treatment Of Malaria In Pregnancy In Bukanga Health Sub District - Isingiro
Introduction: Intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) using Sulphadoxine/Pyrimethamine is a strategy recommended for preventing malaria in Pregnancy (WHO 2014), however utilisation of IPTp services remains low, (49% & 42.2%) in Isingiro and Bukanga respectively, far below national target of 80%. The study assessed factors affecting utilization of IPTp services in Bukanga HSD.
Methods: The Study was a community based cross sectional study. 413 mothers aged between 15-46 years, who delivered in the last one year were sampled by simple random sampling, interviewed at household, 12 Key informants were also purposively sampled and interviewed. The association between outcome variableDownloadViews: 32