Treatment For Malaria

- December 07, 2020
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Malaria control and elimination requires a multifaceted approach. Right now we have a good set of tools, including insecticide sprays and long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets that help prevent transmission by mosquitoes. But no prevention strategy is 100% effective - there will always be instances of network intrusion. The current WHO-recommended treatment for the majority of malaria cases is artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT). These drugs, along with diagnostics, are available to treat and in some cases prevent malaria.

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Guidelines for the treatment of malaria:

Malaria treatment depends on the type of malaria, as well as the severity of the disease. The World Health Organization's guidelines for treating malaria provide recommendations on topics such as:

* Uncomplicated treatment p. Falciparum malaria

* Treatment for uncomplicated malaria caused by p. Vivax

* Treating severe malaria

* Collective drug administration

* .... and more

Developing effective antimalarials to save lives:

The MMV portfolio focuses on providing effective, affordable, available and suitable medicines for use in malaria endemic areas. Specifically, the goal is to develop products that provide: efficacy against drug-resistant strains of P. falciparum, possibility of intermittent therapy (infants and pregnancy), safety in young children (<6 months), safety during pregnancy, and efficacy against P. That radical treatment), effectiveness against acute malaria, and treatment to prevent transmission.

Facilitating delivery of new, effective and affordable antimalarial drugs:

The Access and Product Management (APM) team at MMV ensures that innovative new antimalarials emerging from our pipeline reach those in need and save lives.

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