Priority areas of research in Malaria

  • Development of alternate or improved delivery strategies for improving compliance to radical treatment for Plasmodium vivax.

  • Comprehensive case management, strategies on development of methods for diagnosis, treatment and follow up. of poor, vulnerable groups including women and young children.

  • Clinical profiles of Pf and Pv especially in malaria in different epidemiological situations.

  • Identification and characterization of different relapse strains of Plasmodium vivax prevalent in the country.
  • Testing gametocytocidal and anti-relapse activity of available drugs and those in the pipeline..

  • Development of rapid diagnostic tests.

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