Review of Mass Drug Administration for Malaria and Its Operational Challenges

Despite some substantial knowledge gaps, MDA has been used successfully to control and eliminate Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax malaria in the past, and should be considered as part of a comprehensive malaria elimination strategy in aspecific settings.

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Publication date: May 2015
Source: AJTMH

Selection and Spread of Artemisinin-Resistant Alleles in Thailand Prior to the Global Artemisinin Resistance Containment Campaign

This study demonstrates that parasites with K13 propeller mutations associated with artemisinin resistance were widely present along the Thai-Cambodia and Thai-Myanmar borders prior to the implementation of the artemisinin resistance containment project in the region.

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Publication date: April 2015
Source: PLOS Pathogens