Malaria

Global malaria control and elimination

Report of a meeting on containment of artemisinin tolerance, 19 January 2008

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 38
Publication date: 2008
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 159681 7

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Overview

Early signs of artemisinins becoming less effective against P.falciparum malaria are now evident at the Thai-Cambodian border. This report presents the outline of a containment plan to avert potentially grave consequences of artemisinin-tolerant parasites from spreading further, as happened with chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine.