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
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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
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Planning meeting for operational research on malaria elimination

A report from the October 2013 planning meeting for operational research on malaria elimination, organized by the WHO, to review the malaria operational research landscape; identify operational challenges, bottlenecks and priority research questions in the transition from malaria control towards elimination; and reach agreement among the meeting participants on the next steps, roles and responsibilities.

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Publication date: May 2014
Source: World Health Organization
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From malaria control to malaria elimination: a manual for elimination scenario planning

A manual providing a framework for countries to assess different scenarios and timelines for moving towards elimination, depending on program coverage and funding availability.

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Publication date: April 2014
Source: World Health Organization
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Scale-up of Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests and Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapy: Challenges and Perspectives in Sub-Saharan Africa

An article examining the operational challenges to of scaling up and maintaining RDT coverage as needed for the WHO GMP initiative: T3: Test. Treat. Track.

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Publication date: January 2014
Source: PLOS Medicine
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Status report on artemisinin resistance

A fact sheet providing the background on artemisinin resistance, updates on containment and surveillance progress, and the current status of resistance around the world.

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Publication date: January 2014
Source: World Health Organization
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The World Health Report 2013: Research for Universal Health Coverage [PDF]

A report on the global state of universal health coverage, aiming to reduce child mortality by stimulating the right kind of research around universal health coverage, and opening the eyes of policy-makers to the power of research and evidence as a decision-making tool.

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Publication date: August 2013
Source: World Health Organization
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Implementation of General Assembly resolution 66/289 on consolidating gains and accelerating efforts to control and eliminate malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa, by 2015

A report providing a review of progress in the implementation of resolution 66/289, focusing on the adoption and scaling-up of interventions recommended by the World Health Organization in 99 countries with ongoing malaria transmission and key challenges impeding progress, including a shortfall in financing for malaria control globally.

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Publication date: April 2013
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