Reductions in Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapy Consumption after the Nationwide Scale up of Routine Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Testing in Zambia

A report on rapid diagnostic test use, drug consumption, and diagnostic results from data collected in three Zambian health districts to determine the impact RDTs had on malaria case management over the period 2004–2009.

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Publication date: July 2012
Source: The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/reductions-in-artemisinin-based-combination-therapy-consumption-after-the-nationwide-scale-up-of-routine-malaria-rapid-diagnostic-testing-in-zambia/

The Gates Malaria Partnership: a consortium approach to malaria research and capacity development

An article about the Gates Malaria Partnership; its creation, development, PhD program, and support for postdoctorate graduates.

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Publication date: March 2012
Source: Tropical Medicine & International Health
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/the-gates-malaria-partnership-a-consortium-approach-to-malaria-research-and-capacity-development/

A review of malaria vaccine clinical projects based on the WHO rainbow table

The most comprehensive review of malaria vaccine projects to be published in the last several years, this article summarizes WHO’s “rainbow table,” a spreadsheet that is the most comprehensive resource of malaria vaccine projects.

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Publication date: January 2012
Source: Malaria Journal
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/a-review-of-malaria-vaccine-clinical-projects-based-on-the-who-rainbow-table/

Got ACTs? Availability, price, market share and provider knowledge of anti-malarial medicines in public and private sector outlets in six malaria-endemic countries

A paper presenting supply side data from ACTwatch outlet surveys in Benin, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Madagascar, Nigeria, Uganda and Zambia.

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Publication date: October 2011
Source: Malaria Journal
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/got-acts-availability-price-market-share-and-provider-knowledge-of-anti-malarial-medicines-in-public-and-private-sector-outlets-in-six-malaria-endemic-countries/

Cost analysis of school-based intermittent screening and treatment of malaria in Kenya

A paper analyzing the costs of intermittent screening and treatment of malaria in schools, implemented as part of a cluster-randomized controlled trial on the Kenyan coast.

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Publication date: September 2011
Source: Malaria Journal
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/cost-analysis-of-school-based-intermittent-screening-and-treatment-of-malaria-in-kenya/

The role of antimalarial treatment in the elimination of malaria

An article discussing strategies and recommendations for drug administration programmes so that they will be most effective and efficient in the way forward.

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Publication date: September 2011
Source: Clinical Microbiology and Infection
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/the-role-of-antimalarial-treatment-in-the-elimination-of-malaria/

Community perceptions of malaria and vaccines in the south coast and Busia regions of Kenya

An article on a qualitative study conducted in two malaria-endemic regions of Kenya–South Coast and Busia.

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Publication date: May 2011
Source: Malaria Journal
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/community-perceptions-of-malaria-and-vaccines-in-the-south-coast-and-busia-regions-of-kenya/

Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: at the crossroads of public health policy

This journal article summarizes the results of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) studies, presents evidence for mefloquine and azithromycin-based combinations (ABCs), and summarizes data from a diagnosis-based alternative to IPTp known as the intermittent screening and treatment (IST) for malaria.

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Publication date: April 2011
Source: Tropical Medicine & International Health
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/intermittent-preventive-treatment-of-malaria-in-pregnancy-at-the-crossroads-of-public-health-policy/

Major Reduction in Anti-Malarial Drug Consumption in Senegal after Nation-Wide Introduction of Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests

A paper assessing the impact of universal parasite-based diagnosis using malaria RDTs from late 2007 in all public health facilities in Senegal.

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Publication date: April 2011
Source: PLOS ONE
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/major-reduction-in-anti-malarial-drug-consumption-in-senegal-after-nation-wide-introduction-of-malaria-rapid-diagnostic-tests/