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artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT)

Seeking treatment for uncomplicated malaria: experiences from the Kintampo districts of Ghana

February 23, 2016 - 17:06 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lawrence G. Febir, Kwaku Poku Asante, Samuel Afari-Asiedu, Livesy N. Abokyi, Anthony Kwarteng, Bernhards Ogutu, Margaret Gyapong and Seth Owusu-Agyei
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2016 15:108, 20 February 2016

There is no clear cut trajectory for management of uncomplicated malaria in the study area. Different approaches are adopted when treating malaria.

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Do frontline health care providers know enough about artemisinin–based combination therapy to rationally treat malaria? A cross-sectional survey in Gezira State, Sudan

March 31, 2015 - 17:36 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Abeer A Mannan, Khalid A Elmardi, Yassir A Idris, Jonathan M Spector, Nahid A Ali, Elfatih M Malik
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:131 (26 March 2015)

Overall, ACT knowledge among frontline health care providers is very poor.

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In vivo efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine and artesunate-amodiaquine for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in children: a multisite, open-label, two-cohort, clinical trial in Mozambique

August 19, 2014 - 14:04 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Nhama A, Bassat Q, Macete E, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :309 (10 August 2014)

This study confirms that both AL and ASAQ remain highly efficacious and well tolerated for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Mozambican children.

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Access to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) and quinine in malaria holoendemic regions of western Kenya

August 15, 2014 - 16:14 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Watsierah CA, Ouma C
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :290 (28 July 2014)

These factors determine the adherence to the dosing schedules during the treatment course and thus the evaluation of the subsidy policy, its implementation and role in malaria burden in this region is compulsory.

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