Time for a "Third Wave" of malaria activism to tackle the drug stock-out crisis

PLoS Med. 2009 Nov;6(11):e1000188. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000188. Epub 2009 Nov 24.

Abstract

The PLoS Medicine Editors discuss shortages of artemisinin-based combination therapy in Africa at the point of care and how these can be addressed.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Africa
  • Antimalarials / supply & distribution*
  • Antimalarials / therapeutic use
  • Artemisinins / supply & distribution*
  • Artemisinins / therapeutic use
  • Developing Countries
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Humans
  • Malaria / drug therapy*

Substances

  • Antimalarials
  • Artemisinins
  • artemisinin