Photo of the Week: Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention in Madaoua, Niger

In 2013, MSF and the Ministry of Health jointly implemented seasonal malaria chemoprevention for the first time in Niger - a strategy that consists of administering a full anti-malarial treatment course during the seasonal malaria peak to children between 3 and 59 months of age. During these four months, children take three amodiaquine tablets and one sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine tablet for three days each month.

Read more: It’s not a miracle cure, but it is an effective preventative strategy