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Improving uptake and use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in the context of artemisinin drug resistance containment in eastern Myanmar: an evaluation of incentive schemes among informal private
BackgroundAs efforts to contain artemisinin resistance and eliminate Plasmodium falciparum intensify, the accurate diagnosis and prompt effective treatment of malaria are increasingly needed inExpand
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Using supply side evidence to inform oral artemisinin monotherapy replacement in Myanmar: a case study
BackgroundIn 2012, alarmingly high rates of oral artemisinin monotherapy availability and use were detected along Eastern Myanmar, threatening efforts to halt the spread of artemisinin resistance inExpand
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Incidence of pediatric diarrhea and public-private preferences for treatment in rural Myanmar: a randomized cluster survey.
UNLABELLED The incidence of pediatric diarrhea in countries neighboring Myanmar is high (>9%). No national data exist in Myanmar, however hospital treatment data indicate that diarrhea is a majorExpand
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Insights into the availability and distribution of oral artemisinin monotherapy in Myanmar: evidence from a nationally representative outlet survey
  • Louis Angela Andrew Julie Ekundayo D. Erick Abdul R. Kat Akulayi Alum Andrada Archer Arogundade Auko Badru , Louis Akulayi, +81 authors A. Thi
  • Medicine
  • Malaria Journal
  • 25 April 2017
BackgroundThe containment of artemisinin resistance in Myanmar, historically an important probable origin and route of anti-malarial resistance to the India sub-continent and beyond, is crucial toExpand
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Oral artemisinin monotherapy removal from the private sector in Eastern Myanmar between 2012 and 2014
BackgroundIn 2012 the Artemisinin Monotherapy Therapy Replacement (AMTR) project was implemented in Eastern Myanmar to increase access to subsidized, quality-assured artemisinin combination therapyExpand
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Motivation and challenges for use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests among informal providers in Myanmar: a qualitative study
BackgroundRapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for malaria enable proper diagnosis and have been shown to reduce overuse of artemisinin combination therapy. Few studies have evaluated the feasibility andExpand
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Availability and quality of anti-malarials among private sector outlets in Myanmar in 2012: results from a large, community-based, cross-sectional survey before a large-scale intervention
BackgroundGlobal malaria control efforts are threatened by the spread and emergence of artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum parasites. In 2012, the widespread sale of partial courses ofExpand
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Who continues to stock oral artemisinin monotherapy? Results of a provider survey in Myanmar
BackgroundArtemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) is a key strategy for global malaria elimination efforts. However, the development of artemisinin-resistant malaria parasites threatens progressExpand
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Anti-malarial landscape in Myanmar: results from a nationally representative survey among community health workers and the private sector outlets in 2015/2016
  • Louis Angela Andrew Julie Ekundayo D. Erick Abdul R. Kat Akulayi Alum Andrada Archer Arogundade Auko Badru , Louis Akulayi, +81 authors A. Thi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Malaria Journal
  • 25 April 2017
BackgroundIn 2015/2016, an ACTwatch outlet survey was implemented to assess the anti-malarial and malaria testing landscape in Myanmar across four domains (Eastern, Central, Coastal, WesternExpand
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Ownership and Use of Insecticide-Treated Nets among People Living in Malaria Endemic Areas of Eastern Myanmar
Background Myanmar has the highest burden of malaria in the Greater Mekong. However, there is limited information on ownership and use of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) in areas of Myanmar mostExpand
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