Project dates: 2011-2012
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This report briefly describes the major activities that SIAPS carried out at the global level as well as in Angola, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, and South Sudan between July and September 2013.
This report briefly describes the major activities that SIAPS carried out at the global level as well as in Angola, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, and South Sudan between January and March 2013.
Feasibility of Introducing ACTs and RDTs in Private Sector Pharmacies and Medicine Shops in Montserrado County, Liberia: A Qualitative Study
Liberia’s National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) requested that SIAPS undertake a study to explore the feasibility and willingness of private sector pharmacies and medicine shops in the Greater Monrovia and rural Montserrado areas of Montserrado County, Liberia, to perform RDTs and to select appropriate products to recommend for malaria treatment for customers to purchase.
Project Dates: 2011 – 2012 Background Liberia continues to recover from more than a decade of civil war, and has made significant progress in improving delivery of basic health services. The 2007 Demographic and Health Survey (covering 2002–2006) reported appalling statistics: Maternal mortality was at 994/100,000, child mortality was extremely high at 110/1,000 live births, […]
President’s Malaria Initiative: Private Sector Distribution of Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapies in Liberia
In Liberia, it is estimated that at least 46% of the population accesses antimalarials through the private sector. Quality-assured ACTs, however, are generally more expensive than older antimalarials; therefore, the majority of these outlets still stock chloroquine and other monotherapies. According to the 2010–15 national malaria strategic plan, MOHSW is committed to increasing access to prompt and effective treatment.
SIAPS worked with global and in-country partners to improve access to and use of life-saving medicines for women and children, […]
- Guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures for the Supply Chain Management of Drugs Used in Mass Drug Administration of Neglected Tropical Disease Programs
One of the constraints to effective control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is that the needed medicines are often not […]
- Keep Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Medicines Safe: Introducing MNCH commodities into a pharmacovigilance system
As countries aim to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, there is an emphasis on increasing the availability of medicines. However, […]