Malaria: Prompt Treatment Save Lives

This brief discusses the following points:

  • Prompt disease recognition followed without delay by high-quality treatment of malaria shortens the duration of illness, reduces complications, and saves lives.
  • Programs should help home-based caregivers make key decisions and take action to ensure proper treatment.
  • Artemisinin-based combination therapy should be considered as the first-line treatment for malaria.
Length: 
2 p
Year: 
2005
Organization: 
INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs
Languages: 
English