Navigation Links
Cheap Anti-malarial Drug

French Pharma Company Sanofi-Aventis has come out with a cheap and effective drug for malaria. Sanofi has developed the treatment in association with the Drugs// for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), which is supported by global aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). This treatment called as ASAQ is a combination of artesunate and amodiaquine.

The earlier treatment for malaria had two tablets which had to be consumed simultaneously. But people have been missing out on one tablet in most cases. This has resulted in the malarial parasite developing a resistance to artesunate which is the main component in the malarial therapy.

But with ASAQ, the therapy is a combination of artesunate and the amodiaquine in one tablet. In children, smaller doses of ASAQ are recommended. The greatest advantage of ASAQ is that it is easily affordable. The cost of ASAQ for a three day course for adults is less than $1 and it is less than 50 cents for children under the age of 5.

Sanofi-Aventis has also decided not to patent this drug which would enable the other companies to manufacture this drug at a cheaper rate for developing nations. The cheaper price of this drug would dissuade the counterfeiters from making them as there is no profit for them in this endeavor.

Malaria as a disease kills 500 million every year and in African nations one child is killed due to malaria every 30 seconds.
JYT
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cipro Has Cheaper Cousins to Treat Anthrax
2. A Cheap Device to Stop Snoring from New Zealand
3. Scientists Developed Cheap Way To Assess Sleep
4. Cheap Indian devices sought to treat sleep disorder
5. Small Cars, Anti-AIDS And Anti-Cancer Drugs Would Be Cheaper
6. Inaccurate Counts with Cheap Pedometers – Researcher Find
7. Cheaper Vaccines From Tomatoes To Fight HIV, Hepatitis B
8. Drug Firms Competing to Produce Cheap and Effective bird flu vaccine
9. Diabetics to get Relief from Cheaper Drugs
10. Russia Hit By Cheap Bootleg Vodka Epidemic
11. Safer ICU’s: Cheap, Simple, “Low-Tech” Steps Wrk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Cheap Anti malarial Drug

(Date:7/12/2014)... City, Utah (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 ... two types of startups, with awards being bestowed to ... emphasis spotlighted Utah’s outstanding entrepreneur community with recognition for ... a sustainable model with incoming revenue. , 25 Under ... across the state that are under 5 years old. ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 A recent article ... provides a trio of suggestions for those seeking cosmetic ... days are rapidly approaching and the heat begins to enliven ... to their summer clothing, realizing that they didn’t work out ... , This can cause a sudden surge of people eager ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... July 12, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, ... in Just For Men Lawsuits (case #59776/2014), announces they ... of reports that allege the popular hair dye, Just For ... to their face, neck and other areas. In addition to ... Men chemical burns , the advertisements being run by Wright ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 ... score of 4.1 out of 5. This above-average ... have been underpinning buyer negotiation power over the ... analyst Anna Son, “during the period, surging demand ... costs associated with new product development, have placed ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... Augusta, GA (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 ... Nova Medical Centers, is pleased to announce that it ... , This new facility will join four Atlanta-based ... will be located at 3209 Deans Bridge Road, and ... Monday through Friday. , “With Nova’s treatment philosophy ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:SquareHook is Recognized for UVEF 25 Businesses Under 5 Years-Watch Out 2Health News:Best Summer Cosmetic Surgeries Revealed in Article By Seattle Plastic Surgeon 2Health News:Just for Men Lawsuit News: TV Campaign Launched by Wright & Schulte LLC to Inform Consumers of the Alleged Association between the Popular Hair Dye and Chemical Burns 2Health News:Just for Men Lawsuit News: TV Campaign Launched by Wright & Schulte LLC to Inform Consumers of the Alleged Association between the Popular Hair Dye and Chemical Burns 3Health News:Just for Men Lawsuit News: TV Campaign Launched by Wright & Schulte LLC to Inform Consumers of the Alleged Association between the Popular Hair Dye and Chemical Burns 4Health News:Floor-Grade Instruments Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 2Health News:Floor-Grade Instruments Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 3Health News:Floor-Grade Instruments Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 4Health News:Nova Medical Centers To Open New Facility in Augusta, Georgia 2
... 2.5% in 2007, BRAINTREE, Mass., Feb. 12 ... insurance was up +1.4% in,December, year-over-year. For the ... -2.5%, according to the MIB Life Index(SM). Despite ... was the only age group,to post 2007 year-to-date ...
... Protalix,BioTherapeutics, Inc. (Amex: PLX ), announced today ... the Nobel Prize in Chemistry,has been appointed to the ... member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences,and the ... at Stanford University. He joined the faculty of Stanford ...
... of the late Dr. Frank Stanton, Former President of ... League (ARL) of,Boston has received a $3 million grant ... ARL of Boston,s 109-year-old history.,The Stanton Foundation was created ... former president of CBS and a noted philanthropist., , ...
... high-end ,infotainment, systems manufacturer to manage global ... manufacturing operations with Visiprise Manufacturing, ... leader in,integrated manufacturing execution (MES) solutions today ... Harman,International, has selected Visiprise Manufacturing as their ...
... the first and only soybean oil to provide the highest ... serving, and light, clean taste., IOWA CITY, Iowa, Feb. ... product that not only meets the increasing,consumer demand for low ... and neutral taste so important to food processors., Asoyia ...
... Board of the County of Shelby, Tennessee ... Health Systems, Inc.) ("Series 1985C Bonds") ... Board of the County of Shelby, Tennessee ... (Methodist Health Systems, Inc.) ("Series 1995 Bonds") ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MIB Life Index Reports North American Life Insurance Activity Up 1.4% in December 2Health News:Protalix BioTherapeutics Appoints Professor Roger D. Kornberg to Board of Directors 2Health News:Protalix BioTherapeutics Appoints Professor Roger D. Kornberg to Board of Directors 3Health News:Photo: Animal Rescue League of Boston Receives $3 Million Grant to Establish a Center for Shelter Dogs 2Health News:Photo: Animal Rescue League of Boston Receives $3 Million Grant to Establish a Center for Shelter Dogs 3Health News:Harman/Becker Automotive Systems Completes Initial Deployments of Visiprise Integrated Manufacturing Execution 2Health News:Harman/Becker Automotive Systems Completes Initial Deployments of Visiprise Integrated Manufacturing Execution 3Health News:Asoyia Announces New Mid Oleic Ultra Low Lin Soybean Oil 2Health News:Methodist Healthcare - Memphis Hospitals Announces the Commencement of the Tender Offer for Certain Designated Maturities of: 2Health News:Methodist Healthcare - Memphis Hospitals Announces the Commencement of the Tender Offer for Certain Designated Maturities of: 3
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014  Kindred Hospital Houston ... announce the opening of its new outpatient wound ... services to people with chronic, hard to heal ... can lead to amputation, lower leg wounds related ... delayed closure, and traumatic injury wounds which are ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 According ... Research "Endoscopy Devices Market (Endoscopes, Endoscopic Operative Devices, and ... Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019" the global endoscopy devices market ... is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.8% ... of USD 36.9 billion in 2019. Browse ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 Show ... & Health Expo 2014 were a brand ... London , plus a ...          (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a) ... )      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-b ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kindred Hospital Houston Northwest, With Wound Care Specialists, Opens Outpatient Wound Healing And Hyperbaric Center 2Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 4Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 5Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 6UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 2UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 3UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 4
... Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) announced today that ... notes. The Company intends to use the ... of the outstanding borrowings under its credit facility and for ... Smith Incorporated, BNP Paribas Securities Corp. and RBS Securities Inc. ...
... 7, 2011 Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... to present at the Stephens Fall Investment Conference. The conference ... New York City on November 15-16, 2011. Vermillion,s ... Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time, with ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Announces Offering of Senior Notes 2Vermillion to Present at Stephens Fall Investment Conference on November 16, 2011 2
... Wire-Reinforced LMA ™ Airway., ,The ... tube which allows it to be ... while maintaining a good seal. This ... and dental surgery, or other procedures ...
... Versatile LMA™ Airway., ,The LMA ProSeal™ ... double cuff design enables seal pressures of ... The drain tube separates the alimentary and ... flexible airway tube, enable longer periods of ...
... superior, disposable supraglottic airway tool that utilizes ... design to provide the best non-intubating airway ... a safe, reliable, cost effective and efficient ... laryngoscopy is not feasible or attainable. With ...
... Available in even sizes 20-36F. Single use. ... patient comfort. The Latex-Free Robertazzi is the ... offering the best solution for latex sensitivity. ... offer a quality latex-free product as your ...
Medicine Products: