The WHO recommendation for the routine insertion of a CVC, and the maintenance of a CVP of 0-5 cmH2O in adults with severe malaria, should be reconsidered.
World Health Organization
WHO is soliciting nominations or self-nominations to the Malaria Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC). Nominations must be submitted no later than 30 September 2011...
I am establishing this Blog in the hopes of stimulating interest in improving the WHO and PMI strategies for fighting malaria in Africa.
Bringing together the competencies of national pharmacovigilance centres and various types of organizations in the NGO, academic and private sectors with global coordination to create short- and long-term solutions may help address the lag between rapidly growing ACT use and poor ADR reporting.
Although policy issues may be more complex for future vaccines, the lead-time between the date of product regulatory approval and a recommendation for its use in developing countries is decreasing.
Currently these spreadsheets represent the most complete publicly available summary of malaria vaccine projects at advanced pre-clinical and clinical stages globally.
Half of the world's population is at risk of malaria, and an estimated 247 million cases led to nearly 881 000 deaths in 2006. The World malaria report 2008 describes the global distribution of cases and deaths, how WHO-recommended control strategies have been adopted and implemented in endemic countries, sources of funding for malaria control, and recent evidence that prevention and treatment can alleviate the burden of disease.