All about treatment

Learn more about malaria treatment including information on prophylaxis and medication.

Africa needs new drugs to combat malaria

Scientists at the University of Cape Town’s drug discovery and development centre have discovered a second new compound that could eventually be developed into an antimalarial medicine.

The cherry on top

Bitter malaria medication has just gone cherry-flavoured and 700 000 kids are grateful. Marcus Low reports from Dar es Salaam.

Treatment of malaria

The choice of which drug to use to treat malaria depends on where the patient acquired malaria, whether prophylaxis was taken, and what form of malaria the patient has.

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