Emergence and spread of artemisinin resistance calls for intensified efforts to withdraw oral artemisinin-based monotherapy from the market

An update on the latest status report on artemisinin resistance, providing an overview of WHO’s recommended regulatory actions and country progress to date to withdraw oral artemisinin-based monotherapy (oAMT) from the market.

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Publication date: May 2014
Source: World Health Organization

Emergence and spread of artemisinin resistance calls for intensified efforts to withdraw oral artemisinin-based monotherapy from the market

A report calling for intensified action to withdraw oral artemisinin-based monotherapy from the market and to promote the use of artemisinin-based combination therapy, in order to protect against further artemisinin resistance.

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Publication date: May 2014
Source: World Health Organization