Antimalarial Drug Resistance: Problems and Prospects

  title={Antimalarial Drug Resistance: Problems and Prospects},
  author={Henry K. Webster},
The problems Malaria in Thailand-emergence of drug resistance Although the prevalence of malaria in Thailand today is greatly Reduced ·compared to 30 years ago the threat from malaria remains persistent and serious. In 1947 the mortality rate for malaria was 297.1 deaths per 100,000 population making mal aria the leading cause of death in Thailand. By 1980 the malaria death rate had dropped to 8.1 per 100,000. Still there were 395,442 cases of malaria detected in 1980 and 473,210 in 1981 (1… CONTINUE READING