Studies Offer Insight From the Fight Against Malaria
A pair of provacative studies published in The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene offer new evidence of the success of indoor residual spraying (IRS) and the effectiveness of the life-saving drug artemisinin in reducing malaria deaths.
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 3 July 2012
A pair of provocative studies in the July 2012 issue of The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (AJTMH) provides a window into the intense ground war now underway... read more »
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Artemisia annua L. — the critical component of artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs), the most effective form of treatment at the moment.
Over the counter Artemisinin based combination therapies (ACTs).
Photo: Yussuf Yussuf
Workers set out to spray households in an effort to control malaria-causing mosquitoes on the island of Zanzibar.