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First products produced with semi-synthetic artemisinin.

Ever since artemisinin and artemisinin-containing combination treatments for malaria became widely available in the early 2000s, the supply of the drugs has been constrained by the need to extract artemisinin from the plant Artemisia annua, and on the long growing and production cycle
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KEMRI:Wellcome Trust celebrates 25th Anniversary

The KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014. To mark the anniversary they have produced two very short films.  The first film at goo.gl/9GrGJy shows some of the programme’s work and features programme researchers talking about their vi
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“How many lives can we save in 500 days”

Ray Chambers (UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals & Malaria) has published an op-ed piece on the Special Envoy’s Office website asking “How many lives can we save in 500 days”. This reflects the fact that we have only 500 days
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Malaria Consortium 10th Anniversary

The Malaria Consortium (of which Ian Boulton is a Trustee) celebrated its 10th anniversary with a conference at the Royal Society of Arts. The invited speakers reflected on the achievements of a decade of working in communicable disease control and child health and looked ahead at the
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