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Drug Resistance Could Set Back Malaria Successes

2009-05-22 10:59:53

News release WHO/425

February 2009

Geneva -- The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that the emergence of artemisinin resistant parasites at the Thai-Cambodia border could seriously undermine global malaria control efforts achieved.

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WHO, UNICEF Tackle Critical Lack of 'Child Size' Medicines

2009-05-22 10:50:56

Child Sized MedicinesJoint News Release WHO/UNICEF/2

 

 

Geneva - 21 January 2009 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a US$ 9.7 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to work with UNICEF to conduct crucial research in children’s medicines, with the aim of increasing the number of 'child size' medicines designed and formulated specifically for children.
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