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Artemisinin is a drug used to treat multi-drug resistant strains of falciparum malaria. The compound (a sesquiterpene lactone) is isolated from the plant Artemisia annua. Not all plants of this species contain artemisinin.
Health providers still prescribing expensive malaria drugs in Nigeria to patients who do not have malaria

Health providers still prescribing expensive malaria drugs in Nigeria to patients who do not have malaria

WHO and health cluster partners cope with health needs of internally displaced persons in South Sudan

WHO and health cluster partners cope with health needs of internally displaced persons in South Sudan

Opioids produced by yeast; revealing the potential for cheaper pain relief

Opioids produced by yeast; revealing the potential for cheaper pain relief

New drug DSM265 shows potential to cure, prevent malaria

New drug DSM265 shows potential to cure, prevent malaria

Artemisinin and the fight against malaria: an interview with Dr. Robert Sebbag, Sanofi

Artemisinin and the fight against malaria: an interview with Dr. Robert Sebbag, Sanofi

WHO calls on global health community to address significant gaps in prevention, treatment of malaria

WHO calls on global health community to address significant gaps in prevention, treatment of malaria

Study explores artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Study explores artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Malaria parasites with Ap2mu gene mutation less sensitive to antimalarial drug artemisinin

Malaria parasites with Ap2mu gene mutation less sensitive to antimalarial drug artemisinin

Canada-US researchers to jointly study effectiveness of AIO treatment in patients with late stage cancer

Canada-US researchers to jointly study effectiveness of AIO treatment in patients with late stage cancer

Scientists successfully produce highly effective medication for malaria from plant waste material

Scientists successfully produce highly effective medication for malaria from plant waste material

Two researchers win Humanity in Science prize for developing new antimalarial drug production methods

Two researchers win Humanity in Science prize for developing new antimalarial drug production methods

Dengue fever circulating in urban areas of West Africa

Dengue fever circulating in urban areas of West Africa

Study unveils genetic architecture that enables parasite to develop antimalarial drug resistance

Study unveils genetic architecture that enables parasite to develop antimalarial drug resistance

NTU scientists discover how malaria parasite develops resistance towards front-line drugs

NTU scientists discover how malaria parasite develops resistance towards front-line drugs

Study finds that K13 gene mutations cause malaria drug resistance in Southeast Asia

Study finds that K13 gene mutations cause malaria drug resistance in Southeast Asia

Scientists report new family of selective molecules to combat causal agent of malaria

Scientists report new family of selective molecules to combat causal agent of malaria

Malaria deaths decline by 54% in Africa, 47% worldwide

Malaria deaths decline by 54% in Africa, 47% worldwide

GHIT Fund announces new grants to tackle malaria, chagas disease and dengue

GHIT Fund announces new grants to tackle malaria, chagas disease and dengue

Pharmaceuticals against malaria can now be produced from waste of plant-extraction

Pharmaceuticals against malaria can now be produced from waste of plant-extraction

CleveXel Pharma, Guilin Pharmaceutical partner to speed up development of anti-malarial products

CleveXel Pharma, Guilin Pharmaceutical partner to speed up development of anti-malarial products