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Beyond registration--measuring the public-health potential of new treatments for malaria in Africa.

Abstract:

Malaria claims over one million lives a year in some of the poorest countries of the world. Affected populations and governments cannot afford to pay for expensive new therapies. Most antimalarial treatments are purchased from local shops and administered in the home. These factors make for a complex set of requirements for any new treatment for malaria if a substantial reduction in mortality is ever to be achieved. Thankfully there are several treatments being developed, mostly within public...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical medicine
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Journal:
The Lancet. Infectious diseases
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
46-52
Publication date:
2006-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
URN:
uuid:1a15f723-5dad-4019-b79d-1694e79e13cd
Source identifiers:
53963
Local pid:
pubs:53963

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