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close this bookGuidelines for the Treatment of Malaria (WHO; 2006; 266 pages) View the PDF document
View the documentGlossary
View the documentAbbreviations
open this folder and view contents1. Introduction
View the document2. The clinical disease
open this folder and view contents3. Treatment objectives
open this folder and view contents4. Diagnosis of malaria
open this folder and view contents5. Resistance to antimalarial medicines9
open this folder and view contents6. Antimalarial treatment policy
open this folder and view contents7. Treatment of uncomplicated P. Falciparum malaria10
open this folder and view contents8. Treatment of severe falciparum malaria14
open this folder and view contents9. Treatment of malaria caused by P. vivax, P. ovale or P. malariae19
View the document10. Mixed malaria infections
open this folder and view contents11. Complex emergencies and epidemics
open this folder and view contentsAnnexes
 

Guidelines for the Treatment of Malaria

World Health Organization

WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data

Guidelines for the treatment of malaria/World Health Organization.

Running title: WHO guidelines for the treatment of malaria.

1. Malaria - drug therapy. 2. Malaria - diagnosis. 3. Antimalarials - administration and dosage. 4. Drug therapy, Combination. 5. Guidelines. I. Title. II. Title: WHO guidelines for the treatment of malaria.

ISBN 92 4 154694 8

(NLM classification: WC 770)

ISBN 978 92 4 154694 2

WHO/HTM/MAL/2006.1108

© World Health Organization, 2006

All rights reserved. Publications of the World Health Organization can be obtained from WHO Press, World Health Organization, 20, avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland (tel. +41 22 791 3264; fax: +41 22 791 4857; e-mail: bookorders@who.int). Requests for permission to reproduce or translate WHO publications - whether for sale or for noncommercial distribution - should be addressed to WHO Press, at the above address (fax: +41 22 791 4806; e-mail: permissions@who.int).

The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Health Organization concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

The mention of specific companies or of certain manufacturers' products does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by the World Health Organization in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned. Errors and omissions excepted, the names of proprietary products are distinguished by initial capital letters.

All reasonable precautions have been taken by the World Health Organization to verify the information contained in this publication. However, the published material is being distributed without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. The responsibility for the interpretation and use of the material lies with the reader. In no event shall the World Health Organization be liable for damages arising from its use. The named authors alone are responsible for the views expressed in this publication.

For technical information, please contact:

Dr P. Olumese
Global Malaria Programme
World Health Organization
20, avenue Appia - CH-1211 Geneva 27
Tel. +41 22 791 4424
Fax +41 22 791 4824
E-mail: olumesep@who.int

Printed in Switzerland

Design: B. Duret - Cover: T. Cailler

 

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