Roger Bate & Richard Tren | 08 Sep 2011 | American Enterprise Institute
By trying to do too much, the disease-fighting Global Fund has run into problems. It is spending public funds in a way that is perverting the market for malaria drugs and could do more harm than good.
William J. Moss et al. | 07 Sep 2011 | Acta Tropica
The burden of malaria has decreased dramatically within the past several years in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, including regions of Southern Africa.
Matthew C Riley et al | 26 Aug 2011 | Malaria Journal
Immune evasion and drug resistance in malaria have been linked to chromosomal recombination and gene copy number variation (CNV).
Insaf F Khalil et al | 24 Aug 2011 | Malaria Journal
The developed ELISA can be used for quality screening of CQ in pharmaceutical formulations and for drug monitoring in malaria and in other infectious diseases, such as HIV, where CQ proved to be an effective therapeutic agent. The methodology has been exploited to develop monoclonal antibodies for the drugs used in artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT).
Seif A Shekalaghe et al | 24 Aug 2011 | Malaria Journal
Effective mass drug administration (MDA) with anti-malarial drugs can clear the human infectious reservoir for malaria and thereby interrupt malaria transmission.
Jean-Louis A Ndiaye et al | 12 Aug 2011 | Malaria Journal
Study results confirmed the satisfactory efficacy and safety profile of ASAQ and AL. Moreover, in patients who were treated at least twice, repeated administration of ASAQ or AL did not identify any major safety issues.
Matthew J O'Sullivan et al | 11 Aug 2011 | Malaria Journal
The Solomon Islands National Malaria Programme is currently focused on intensified control and progressive elimination.
Clive Shiff et al | 03 Aug 2011 | Malaria Journal
Malaria in the 21st century is showing signs of declining over much of its distribution, including several countries in Africa where previously this was not thought to be feasible.
Alberto L Garcia-Basteiro et al | 29 Jun 2011 | Malaria Journal
As part of comprehensive malaria control strategies, the Bioko Island Malaria Control Project (BIMCP) distributed 110,000 long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLIN) in late 2007 with the aim of providing one net for each sleeping area.
Ekundayo Arogundade et al | 22 Jun 2011 | Malaria Journal
Misconceptions about causes and prevention of malaria by caregivers adversely influence the use ITN by under-five children. Appropriate communication strategies should correct these misconceptions.