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The decline of malaria in Vietnam, 1991-2014

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Background

Despite the well-documented clinical efficacy of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) against malaria, the population-level effects of ACT have not been studied thoroughly until recently. An ideal case study for these population-level effects can be found in Vietnam’s gradual adoption of artemisinin in the 1990s.

Methods and results

Analysis of Vietnam’s national annual malaria reports (1991–2014) revealed that a 10% increase in artemisinin procu...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-018-2372-8

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ORCID:
0000-0002-8042-3294
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
226
Publication date:
2018-06-07
Acceptance date:
2018-05-28
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:857571
URN:
uri:70e43d4f-fea8-4923-a61a-d73f8075c0d9
UUID:
uuid:70e43d4f-fea8-4923-a61a-d73f8075c0d9
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pubs:857571
Language:
English
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