Time for a “Third Wave” of Malaria Activism to Tackle the Drug Stock-out Crisis

  • Published: November 24, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000188

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Related study in PLoS ONE

Posted by plosmedicine on 24 Nov 2009 at 16:44 GMT

The pilot study in Tanzania mentioned in this editorial, in which introducing subsidized ACT was associated with a rapid increase in the proportion of people accessing the drug from private shops, was published in PLoS ONE:

Sabot OJ, Mwita A, Cohen JM, Ipuge Y, Gordon M, et al. (2009) Piloting the Global Subsidy: The Impact of Subsidized Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapies Distributed through Private Drug Shops in Rural Tanzania. PLoS ONE 4(9): e6857. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006857

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