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Policy brief on improving access to artemisinin-based combination therapies for malaria in Central African Republic

  • Gérard Gresenguet (a1), Méthode Moyen (a2), Boniface Koffi (a3) and Jean Pierre Bangamingo (a4)
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In the Central African Republic (CAR) malaria is a major public health problem and hampers socioeconomic development. It accounts for 40 percent of complaints and 10 percent of deaths in health facilities (15;17). Pregnant women, who make up 4 percent of the population, and children under 5 years of age, who represent 17.3 percent, are the groups most vulnerable to malaria owing to their low levels of immunity.

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