Oral, ultra–long-lasting drug delivery: Application toward malaria elimination goals

There may be significant potential in a long-acting oral antimalarial. This drug could have consequences for mass drug administration strategies, as well as eventual malaria elimination targets.

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Publication date: November 2016
Source: Science Translational Medicine

The effect of malaria control on Plasmodium falciparum in Africa between 2000 and 2015

Although still below target levels, current malaria interventions have substantially reduced malaria disease incidence across the continent. Increasing access to these interventions, and maintaining their effectiveness in the face of insecticide and drug resistance, should form a cornerstone of post-2015 control strategies.

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Publication date: September 2015
Source: Nature