Increasing access to medicines in Tanzania

  title={Increasing access to medicines in Tanzania},
  author={Romuald Mbwasi and Wilson Mlaki},
  journal={The Lancet},
Assessment of antibacterial sale by using the Anatomic Therapeutic Chemical classification and Defined Daily Dose methodology in Moshi Municipality , northern Tanzania
  • Medicine
  • 2019
Evaluating the sale of antibacterials for systemic use to outpatients in Moshi Municipality, northern Tanzania could reveal highly relevant data on antibacterial consumption trends, which, especially if correlated to data on antimicrobial resistance, could help to control communicable diseases.
Safety Profile of Drug Use During Pregnancy at Peripheral Health Centres in Burkina Faso: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study
The safety profile of drugs used in women at high risk of malaria during pregnancy and delivery in Burkina Faso and the need for rational drug prescription and community education to reduce hazardous drug exposure during pregnancy are suggested.
Population Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Response for Artemether-Lumefantrine in Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women with Uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Tanzania
The observed reduction in the relative bioavailability of lumefantrine in pregnant women may explain the higher treatment failure in this group, mostly due to lower posttreatment prophylaxis.
Population pharmacokinetics and clinical response of artemether-lumefantrine in pregnant 1 and non-pregnant women with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Tanzania 2 3
This poster presents a probabilistic procedure to quantify the immune response to anthrax in animals and shows the importance of regular check-ups and informed choice in the management of infectious diseases.
Medication exposure during pregnancy: a pilot pharmacovigilance system using health and demographic surveillance platform
Almost all women were exposed to medication during pregnancy and antimalarial and antibiotic exposures in pregnancy were not significantly associated with adverse pregnancy outcome, and iron and folic acid supplementation were associated with decreased risk of miscarriage/stillbirth.
Safety of artemether-lumefantrine exposure in first trimester of pregnancy: an observational cohort
It is likely that the effect observed was related to the drug and not to the disease itself, and a change of policy from quinine to AL for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria during the whole pregnancy period could be already envisaged.
Malaria Control Dynamics in Rural Tanzania: Evaluationof implementation of Artemisinin based Anti-malarialCombination Therapy
This chapter discusses the development of anTIMALARIAL COMBINATION THERAPY for MALARIA on HEALTH FACILITY UTILIZation for FEBRILE ILLNESS in RURAL TANZANIA and the effects of these treatments on the market and the population.
Diagnosis and management of dengue
Dengue is predominantly a childhood disease in South East Asia but an adult disease in most North and South American countries, and since 2007, Brazil has experienced an unexpected increase in the incidence of the disease in people aged under 15 years.
Dengue no Brasil: situao epidemiolgica e contribuies para uma agenda de pesquisa
A situacao epidemiologica da dengue no Brasil e apresentada, mostrando-se a introducao e a dispersao do vetor e dos diferentes sorotipos do virus, devemos deixar de reconhecer that problemas como d Dengue tem suas raizes na forma explosiva como as populacoes urbanas em paises o Brasil tem crescido.


Retail supply of malaria‐related drugs in rural Tanzania: risks and opportunities
Objectives  To characterize availability of fever and malaria medicines within the retail sector in rural Tanzania, assess the likely public health implications, and identify opportunities for policy