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Fake drugs: An obstacle to combat spread of drug resistant malaria

11 April 2017

The fake drugs widely available in Myanmar are a threat to public health, an obstacle to combating the spread of treatment-resistant malaria and part of a global trade worth an estimated $75 billion.

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Study confirms spread of drug-resistant malaria to critical border regions of SE Asia

07 April 2017

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to critical border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global malaria control and elimination programs, according to a new study.

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APMEN ANNOUNCES NEW CO-DIRECTOR

31 March 2017

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Fe Esperanza Caridad Espino (Effie) as the new Director of Research Support and Country Engagement of Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN).

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How Philippines is using AI to detect malaria?

22 March 2017

If smartphones can be used to scan QR codes, who’s to say they can’t be used to trace diseases? In the Philippines, Marvi Rebueno Trudeau is leading a joint public-private project that uses smartphones to detect malaria in blood samples.

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Gates Foundation grant boosts malaria research program

16 March 2017

An international team, including researchers at Penn State, have received a three-year, $4.7 million supplemental grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance their development of improved therapies for malaria eradication.

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