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an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito

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Government has acted to protect the integrity of anti-malarial programs throughout West Africa, in part through the 2014 launch of the "Make a Difference" (MAD) campaign, a collaborative effort between the USAID OIG and the President's Malaria Initiative.
Mr Rashmi Patel, consultant in Reproductive Medicine at Care Fertility in Manchester, said: "Hydroxychloroquine is an anti-malarial drug but can also be used as an anti-inflammatory preparation for auto-immune conditions like arthritis or lupus.
The survey also showed that 15 per cent of Birmingham holidaymakers who started anti-malarial treatment dropped out early.
Vodafone, together with its technology partner MatsSoft, developed a system in which healthcare staff at each facility receives automated SMS messages, which prompt them to check the remaining stock of anti-malarial drugs each week.
In last year's cases reported by posts' health units, the patients were either not taking anti-malarial medications or not taking them correctly.
4 million people in Sierra Leone with anti-malarial drugs to ease the strain on the healthcare system and allow Ebola cases to be identified more easily.
Washington, Aug 03 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that artesunate, a commonly used herbal anti-malarial drug may also help in controlling asthma.
She said that major challenges, like behavioral and biochemical resistance by malaria vectors, and the flood of fake anti-malarial drugs in the marketplace have all taken their toll, Deccan Chronicle reported.
By BRYNMOR PATTISON SINN Fein has raised concerns about the use of an anti-malarial drug by the Defence Forces serving abroad.
North East company QuantuMDx is developing the affordable, smartphone-like device which will analyse the DNA of malaria strains and diagnose susceptibility to anti-malarial drugs.
The foundation's Where's The Net campaign looks to raise money and awareness of how giving an anti-malarial bed net to those in need can protect up to two people from the disease.
Low-quality and fake anti-malarial drugs flooding into markets in Asia and Africa are driving drug resistance and threatening gains made in the fight against the disease in the past decade, according to a study by global health experts.
Gogo said statistics show that of the one million malaria deaths that occur worldwide each year, 200,000 are reportedly the result of counterfeit anti-malarial drugs while the World Health Organization indicates that 700,000 Africans die annually from consuming fake anti-malarial or tuberculosis drugs.
Medical experts have recommended folic acid injection to treat the affected patients after it was revealed in a lab report that one of the cardiac drug, Isotab, contaminated with an anti-malarial medicine.
Government investigator Akbar Baluch said on Thursday that tests from a laboratory in London showed that tablets produced in the facility contained massive doses of anti-malarial medicine that poisoned heart patients.