Global Community Increasing Efforts To Stop Spread Of Drug-Resistant Malaria In SE Asia
IRIN: Stepping up the fight against drug-resistant malaria in SE Asia
“Efforts are being scaled up to stem a further spread of drug-resistant malaria in Southeast Asia. ‘The emergence of resistance … threatens worldwide malaria control and treatment since there is no alternative to [artemisinin] if its efficacy decreases further and the resistance spreads outside the region,’ wrote the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, which is providing some US$150 million for malaria prevention and elimination programs in the Greater Mekong sub-region within the next two years…” (2/20).
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