- Marcel Hommel, University of Liverpool
- Elizabeth Ashley, Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit
- Ulrike Fillinger, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- Simon Hay, IHME, University of Washington
- Caroline Jones, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- Didier Leroy, Medicines for Malaria Venture
- Georges Snounou, Universite Pierre & Marie Curie
- Marcel Tanner, Swiss Tropical Institute
ResearchVivax malaria is an important public health issue in the Amazon region, and migration across the border between Brazil and French Guiana contributes to the maintenance of the disease. This study evaluates the therapeutic and parasitological responses of patients with vivax malaria treated with chloroquine and primaquine in the socio-environmental context of cross-border interactions.
ResearchPresents a cohort study examining the long-term impact of malaria on school performance among children on the Thai-Myanmar border.
ResearchDescribes a PK interaction study with relevant combinations of drugs that have not been investigated thoroughly together previously. Such data are important for the management of drug interactions in co-infected HIV-malaria patients.
ResearchThis study of a huge amount of parasites genotyped from two Plasmodium species and from different regions of Papua New Guinea, focuses on a few mutations in four genes, pfdhfr, pfdhps, pfcrt and pfmdr1, that have long been studied for their roles in resistances to different drug classes. The LDR-FMA multiplex method presented is a very interesting tool for this type of studies.
ResearchThe findings show how the AMFm programme contributed to making quality anti-malarials more available in remote areas in Kenya and Ghana. Therefore, the AMFm approach can inform other health interventions aiming at reaching hard-to-reach populations, particularly in the context of universal access to health interventions.
ResearchEvaluates the effectiveness of a training programme for improving the diagnostic and treatment quality of paediatric malaria, as provided by community health workers in rural communities, in situations where there are no other care options.
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