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Collaborative Project To Provide Preventive Malaria Therapy To Children In Africa To Be Expanded

The Guardian: Malaria scheme cuts child deaths during Sahel’s rainy season
“…The innovative Access-SMC project, funded by Unitaid and run by the Malaria Consortium in partnership with Catholic Relief Services, involves scaling up the use of seasonal malaria drugs to children under five in seven countries along the arid belt of land that fringes the Sahara. The $67m (£45m), three-year project aims to deliver 45 million treatments to about 10 million children by next year — and eventually up to 25 million children in the Sahel could benefit…” (Chonghaile, 6/24).