The rationale and plan for creating a World Antimalarial Resistance Network (WARN)

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The rationale and plan for creating a World Antimalarial Resistance Network (WARN)

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dc.contributor.author Sibley, Carol Hopkins en_US
dc.contributor.author Barnes, Karen I. en_US
dc.contributor.author Plowe, Christopher V. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-06T20:05:49Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-06T20:05:49Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Sibley C, Barnes K, Plowe C. The rationale and plan for creating a World Antimalarial Resistance Network (WARN). Malaria Journal. 2007;6(1):118. en_US
dc.identifier.other 10.1186/1475-2875-6-118 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.malariajournal.com/content/6/1/118 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773/15842
dc.description.abstract Drug resistant malaria was a major factor contributing to the failure of a worldwide campaign to eradicate malaria in the last century, and now threatens the large investment being made by the global community in the rollout of effective new drug combinations to replace failed drugs. Four related papers in this issue of Malaria Journal make the case for creating the World Antimalarial Resistance Network (WARN), which will consist of four linked open-access global databases containing clinical, in vitro, molecular and pharmacological data, and networks of reference laboratories that will support these databases and related surveillance activities. WARN will serve as a public resource to guide antimalarial drug treatment and prevention policies and to help confirm and characterize the new emergence of new resistance to antimalarial drugs and to contain its spread. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship The meeting that gave rise to this paper was funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.title The rationale and plan for creating a World Antimalarial Resistance Network (WARN) en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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