Stabilizing supply of artemisinin and artemisinin-based combination therapy in an era of wide-spread scale-up

  title={Stabilizing supply of artemisinin and artemisinin-based combination therapy in an era of wide-spread scale-up},
  author={Rima Shretta and Prashant Yadav},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
The global demand for artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) has grown sharply since its recommendation by the World Health Organization in 2002. However, a combination of financing and programmatic uncertainties, limited suppliers of finished products, information opacity across the different tiers in the supply chain, and widespread fluctuations in raw material prices have together contributed to a market fraught with demand and supply uncertainties and price volatility. Various short… CONTINUE READING
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