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artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT)

Therapeutic efficacy trial of artemisinin-based combination therapy for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria and investigation of mutations in k13 propeller domain in Togo, 2012–2013

June 28, 2016 - 16:44 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Améyo M. Dorkenoo, Degninou Yehadji, Pascal Ringwald, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:331, 22 June 2016

The efficacy of AL and ASAQ remains high in Togo, and both drugs are well tolerated.

Insights into the Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria in Ghana: the role of caregivers and licensed chemical sellers in four regions

May 16, 2016 - 17:10 -- Open Access
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Andrew A. Adjei, Peter Winch, Isabella A. Quakyi, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:263, 10 May 2016

Artemisinin-based combination therapy with the AMFm logo was accessible and affordable for most people seeking treatment from health facilities and LCS shops in rural areas.

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History of malaria treatment as a predictor of subsequent subclinical parasitaemia: a cross-sectional survey and malaria case records from three villages in Pailin, western Cambodia

April 26, 2016 - 18:36 -- Open Access
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Thomas J. Peto, Sabine E. Kloprogge, Arjen Dondorp, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:240, 26 April 2016

A clinical episode of vivax malaria was associated with subsequent sub-clinical parasitaemia.

Factors influencing adverse events reporting within the health care system: the case of artemisinin-based combination treatments in northern Ghana

March 1, 2016 - 17:57 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Samuel Chatio, Raymond Aborigo, Philip Baba Adongo, Thomas Anyorigiya, Philip Ayizem Dalinjong, Patricia Akweongo and Abraham Oduro
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:125, 27 February 2016

Patients’ lack of knowledge and health sector drawbacks affected side effect reporting on ACT.

Malaria case detection using rapid diagnostic test at the community level in Ghana: consumer perception and practitioners’ experiences

January 29, 2016 - 18:34 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Daniel A. Danquah, Kwame O. Buabeng, Kwaku P. Asante, Emmanuel Mahama, Constance Bart-Plange and Ellis Owusu-Dabo
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:34, 22 January 2016


Though malaria RDT use in medicines outlets was largely uncommon, both community members and medicine outlet practitioners welcomed its use.

Therapeutic efficacy of artesunate-amodiaquine and artemether-lumefantrine combinations in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in two ecological zones in Ghana

January 7, 2016 - 17:17 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Benjamin Abuaku, Nancy Duah, Lydia Quaye, Neils Quashie, Keziah Malm, Constance Bart-Plange, Kwadwo Koram
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Malaria Journal 2016, 15:6 (5 January 2016)

Therapeutic efficacy of AS-AQ and AL remains over 90 % in the forest and savannah zones of Ghana.

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Ethical aspects of malaria control and research

December 29, 2015 - 16:23 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Euzebiusz Jamrozik, Vânia de la Fuente-Núñez, Andreas Reis, Pascal Ringwald, Michael Selgelid
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:518 (22 December 2015)

Malaria currently causes more harm to human beings than any other parasitic disease, and disproportionally affects low-income populations.

Risks of miscarriage and inadvertent exposure to artemisinin derivatives in the first trimester of pregnancy: a prospective cohort study in western Kenya

November 24, 2015 - 11:38 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Stephanie Dellicour, Meghna Desai, Feiko ter Kuile, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:461 (18 November 2015)

ACT exposure in early pregnancy was more common than quinine exposure.

High adherence to malaria treatment: promising results of an adherence study in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

October 20, 2015 - 10:51 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sibylle Gerstl, Alexis Namagana, Liliana Palacios, Franklin Mweshi, Stella Aprile, Angeles Lima
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:414 (19 October 2015)

This is the first study to assess adherence to an FDC of ACT under real treatment conditions in a context of high instability.

Feasibility and cost of using mobile phones for capturing drug safety information in peri-urban settlement in Ghana: a prospective cohort study of patients with uncomplicated malaria

October 20, 2015 - 08:58 -- Open Access
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Vida Kukula, Alexander Dodoo, Margaret Gyapong, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:411 (19 October 2015)

Majority of patients was successfully followed up by telephone and reported the most AEs.

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