Based on this review, the overall malaria treatment success was high (98%). AL regimen showed higher efficacy compared to AS + SP.
artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT)
Caregivers, public and private health staff, and drug sellers need to understand the importance of using ACT to treat uncomplicated malaria and the dangers of using artemisinin monotherapy.
Recalling the “Healthy Mother, Happy Baby” campaign was positively associated with the odds that children received ACT promptly, even in the absence of other malaria prevention and treatment messaging.
Although public sector availability of QAACT and malaria diagnosis is relatively high, there is a gap in availability of both testing and treatment that must be addressed.
Ensuring adequate and timely supplies of RDTs and ACT to PPM sites is critical.
The survey presents an approach for assessing treatment effectiveness, highlighting bottlenecks which coverage indicators are incapable of detecting, and which may reduce quality and effectiveness of malaria treatment.
With a weak regulation system and ailing public health infrastructure, pharmaceutical-neoliberal mechanism like AMFm is not an effective means to eradicate any forms of malaria.
Although the political crisis affected the CHWs, the programme showed that it could reach those most vulnerable and continue some level of care at all times.
This study highlights differences in drug prescription and purchase patterns in five sub-Saharan African countries.
Individuals/caregivers were more likely to believe that the illness was malaria when the patient was treated with ACT, regardless of their test result.