A Research Agenda for Malaria Eradication: Diagnoses and Diagnostics

A journal article highlighting areas in which improved tools and diagnostics are needed in order to improve detection and eradication of malaria.

Publication date: January 2011
Source: PLOS ONE
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Universal access to malaria diagnostic testing

An operational manual providing practical guidance to national malaria control program managers and other stakeholders for rapidly increasing access to malaria diagnostic testing with RDT and microscopy in malaria endemic countries.

Publication date: 2011

Source: World Health Organization
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Poor quality drugs: Grand challenges in high throughput detection, countrywide sampling, and forensics in developing countries

A paper discussing some of the challenges related to the fight against poor quality drugs, and counterfeits in particular, with an emphasis on the analytical tools available, their relative performance, and the necessary workflows needed for distinguishing between genuine, substandard, degraded and counterfeit medicines.

Author: , ,
Publication date: November 2010
Source: The Analyst
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Business Engagement on Malaria in Africa

An analysis of survey responses from forty-one companies operating in malaria endemic areas of Africa on challenges and opportunities in scaling-up malaria interventions, in order to inform and guide expansion of private sector engagement on malaria in Africa.

Author: , ,
Publication date: January 2010
Source: GBCHealth
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Rapid testing for malaria in settings where microscopy is available and peripheral clinics where only presumptive treatment is available: a randomised controlled trial in Ghana

A report on a test in West Africa of the impact of rapid diagnostic tests on the prescription of antimalarials and antibiotics.

Author: , ,
Publication date: November 2009
Source: British Medical Journal
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Piloting the Global Subsidy: The Impact of Subsidized Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapies Distributed through Private Drug Shops in Rural Tanzania

A study of a pilot ACT subsidy program in rural Tanzania in order to evaluate the value of a proposed global ACT subsidy.

Author: , ,
Publication date: September 2009
Source: PLOS ONE
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