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Another weapon in the fight against malaria: MSF's Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in Niger

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Following the recommendations of the World Health Organization and the national policy of the country, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the Ministry of Health implemented Seasonal Malaria Chemotherapy for the first time in Niger in 2013. This strategy aims to provide a complete treatment of malaria for all children between three months to five years, during the period of the year when there is more malaria, in order that these children are protected.