The supply chain for artemisinin, the key drug in artemisinin combination therapies (ACTs), is complex and challenging.
30% of needed supply of artemisinin is produced semi-synthetically by Sanofi, while the remainder must come from A. annua plant extraction.
Will the crop supply enough material for global demand?
Zagaya is working to ensure affordable access of these life-saving drugs for all in need.
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Save the date now for next year. On Monday 4/25/16, our fifth annual Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium will take place, returning to the same location, Clark-Kerr Campus of UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.
Human life has value, and no one wants others to die unnecessarily. Malaria has been eliminated in so much of our globe already (maps courtesy UCSF Global Health group), that we know global elimination is close. Make a difference in the fight against malaria; collaborate, partner and share our knowledge for a malaria-free world! Learn more