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12 Nov
2014

Drug-resistant malaria: replaying an Asia Pacific nightmare?

By Dr Benjamin Rolfe, Executive Secretary, Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance Resistance to artemisinin drug is emerging in precisely the same part of the world where chloroquine lost its potency It is a nightmare that still haunts malaria experts. Some 40 years ago in Southeast Asia, malaria beg...
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12 Nov
2014

An open letter to the leaders of the eighteen East Asia Summit nations

Unique opportunity to eliminate malaria. Regional agreement will protect 2 billion people in Asia Pacific To the leaders of the eighteen East Asia Summit nations. As you convene in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar for your annual summit, we ask you to consider that until recently, malaria was one of the biggest...
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