Putting the genie back in the bottle? Availability and presentation of oral artemisinin compounds at retail pharmacies in urban Dar-es-Salaam

@article{Kachur2005PuttingTG,
  title={Putting the genie back in the bottle? Availability and presentation of oral artemisinin compounds at retail pharmacies in urban Dar-es-Salaam},
  author={Stephen Patrick Kachur and Carolyn Black and Salim Abdulla and Catherine A. Goodman},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={25 - 25}
}
Recently global health advocates have called for the introduction of artemisinin-containing antimalarial combination therapies to help curb the impact of drug-resistant malaria in Africa. Retail trade in artemisinin monotherapies could undermine efforts to restrict this class of medicines to more theoretically sound combination treatments. This paper describes a systematic search for artemisinin-containing products at a random sample of licensed pharmacies in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania in July… CONTINUE READING
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