Saving lives, buying time : economics of malaria drugs in an age of resistance / Committee on the Economics of Antimalarial Drugs, Board on Global Health ; Kenneth J. Arrow, Claire B. Panosian, and Hellen Gelband, editors.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2004.
Description
xviii, 364 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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"Saving Lives, Buying Time: Economics of Malaria in an Age of Resistance examines the history of malaria treatments, provides an overview of the current drug crisis, and offers recommendations on maximizing access to effective antimalarial drugs."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
1. Malaria today -- 2. The cost and cost-effectiveness of antimalarial drugs -- 3. The case for a global subsidy of antimalarial drugs -- 4. An international system for procuring antimalarial drugs -- 5. A brief history of malaria -- 6. The parasite, the mosquito, and the disease -- 7. The human and economic burden of malaria -- 8. Malaria control -- 9. Antimalarial drugs and drug resistance -- 10. Research and development for new antimalarial drugs -- 11. Maximizing the effective use of antimalarial drugs.
ISBN
  • 0309092132 (hardcover)
  • 0309092183 (hardcover)
LCCN
2004017959
OCLC
56095856
RCP
C - S

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