Engaging the private sector in the implementation of Mali’s national malaria control policy, including the accurate malaria diagnosis and treatment in private-sector pharmacies, remains a significant challenge in the country’s fight against malaria. To strengthen the link between Mali’s National Malaria Control Program (Programme National de Lutte contre le Paludisme, PNLP) and private-sector pharmacies, USAID’s … Read more
The world’s response to the AIDS pandemic of dramatically increased financial assistance to provide affordable medicines for HIV and AIDS did not automatically lead to access to antiretrovirals (ARVs). The effectiveness of these multimillion dollar initiatives was recognized to be limited by the capacity of the health care and pharmaceutical supply systems to deliver these … Read more
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.