Uganda: Drug Shop Tests Aid Malaria Treatment

[Observer] Introducing rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) in local drug shops can improve treatment of malaria patients, a new study published in PLOS ONE, a peer-reviewed medical journal has found.
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Parasites genes prepare it for the unexpected, but could be exploited to fight the disease More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=299535&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item.
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[New Times] Rwanda still grapples with challenges to reduce its malaria burden but experts say the dream to eliminate disease by 2030 is possible if public sensitisation about malaria prevention is stepped up.
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In conclusion, the author of this paper mentioned that immunization gap needs to be handle systematically. Immunization data released on 2017 showed that complete immunization was given only to 20% of targeted group, while almost 75% were either unvaccinated or unknown. During the outbreak of diphteria in Indonesia, the WHO also reported several countries with similar problem such as Bangladesh, Haiti and Yamen. It was shown that a coordination between doctors in clinic/hospital with public health officer to conduct an epidemiological investigation, in conjunction with giving prophylaxis and assuring the logistics of anti-...
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ConclusionThe countries in this region needs to work hard to reduce this burden. This requires huge investment especially the finance and human resource development.
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Background:Artemisia annua is a Chinese medicinal herb. Artemisinin-derivatives are recommended as part of a combination treatment for uncomplicated malaria. Herbal and dietary supplements (HDS) are increasingly used worldwide and HDS-induced...
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Parasites genes prepare it for the unexpected, but could be exploited to fight the disease More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=299535&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item.
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Publication date: December 2019Source: The Lancet Global Health, Volume 7, Issue 12Author(s): Chonge Kitojo, Julie R Gutman, Frank Chacky, Emmanuel Kigadye, Sigsbert Mkude, Renata Mandike, Ally Mohamed, Erik J Reaves, Patrick Walker, Deus S IshengomaSummaryBackgroundMore timely estimates of malaria prevalence are needed to inform optimal control strategies and measure progress. Since 2014, Tanzania has implemented nationwide malaria screening for all pregnant women within the antenatal care system. We aimed to compare malaria test results during antenatal care to two population-based prevalence surveys in Tanzanian childre...
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