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Press release Vestergaard: World Health Organization's Vector Control Advisory Group supports Permanet® 3.0 Long-Lasting insecticidal bed net

October 30, 2014 - 19:44 -- MalariaWorld Events
Switzerland, October 27 -- The World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) Vector Control Advisory Group (VCAG) published its second annual VCAG report today which includes evaluation of the supporting evidence for Vestergaard’s product claim for PermaNet® 3.0. The report states that “The manufacturers have been very careful to make a relatively modest claim that can be supported by the combined evidence from multiple studies in many areas of pyrethroid resistance”.

Webinar 'Evaluating antimalarial safety' from ACT consortium, Oct 7th 2014

September 30, 2014 - 14:33 -- MalariaWorld Events

Clinical trials are not suitable to identify rare, potentially serious adverse effects of drugs, or to define their safety in high risk populations.

Artemisinin-based combination therapies (or ACTs) are considered safe, but there are concerns over their potential to cause damage to parts of the brain. There is also a concern about their safety in patients infected with HIV.


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