Malaria research and its influence on anti-malarial drug policy in Malawi: a case study

@inproceedings{Mwendera2016MalariaRA,
  title={Malaria research and its influence on anti-malarial drug policy in Malawi: a case study},
  author={Chikondi A. Mwendera and Christiaan de Jager and Herbert Longwe and Kamija Samuel Phiri and Charles Hongoro and Clifford Maina Mutero},
  booktitle={Health research policy and systems},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND In 1993, Malawi changed its first-line anti-malarial treatment for uncomplicated malaria from chloroquine to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP), and in 2007, it changed from SP to lumefantrine-artemether. The change in 1993 raised concerns about whether it had occurred timely and whether it had potentially led to early development of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to SP. This case study examined evidence from Malawi in order to assess if the policy changes were justifiable and… CONTINUE READING

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Malaria research and its influence on anti - malarial drug policy in Malawi : a case study .
In 1993 , Malawi changed its first - line anti - malarial treatment for uncomplicated malaria from chloroquine to sulfadoxine - pyrimethamine ( SP ) , and in 2007 , it changed from SP to lumefantrine - artemether .
Malaria research and its influence on anti - malarial drug policy in Malawi : a case study .
MalariaMay be treated byChloroquine
In 1993 , Malawi changed its first - line anti - malarial treatment for uncomplicated malaria from chloroquine to sulfadoxine - pyrimethamine ( SP ) , and in 2007 , it changed from SP to lumefantrine - artemether .
MalariaMay be treated bylumefantrine
In 1993 , Malawi changed its first - line anti - malarial treatment for uncomplicated malaria from chloroquine to sulfadoxine - pyrimethamine ( SP ) , and in 2007 , it changed from SP to lumefantrine - artemether .
In 1993 , Malawi changed its first - line anti - malarial treatment for uncomplicated malaria from chloroquine to sulfadoxine - pyrimethamine ( SP ) , and in 2007 , it changed from SP to lumefantrine - artemether .
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