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Saving Lives, Buying Time [electronic book]: Economics of Malaria Drugs in an Age of Drug Resistance

Committee on the Economics of Antimalarial Drugs, Board on Global Health, Kenneth J. Arrow, Claire B. Panosian, and Hellen Gelband, Editors
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Washington, DC : National Academies Press, c2004.
Language
English
ISBN
0309092183 (print), 0309532337 (electronic)
Contents
  • Malaria today
  • The cost and cost-effectiveness of antimalarial drugs
  • The case for a global subsidy of antimalarial drugs
  • An interventional system for procuring antimalarial drugs
  • A brief history of malaria
  • The parasite, the mosquito, and the disease
  • The human and economic burden of malaria
  • Malaria control
  • Antimalarial drugs and drug resistance
  • Research and development for new antimalarial drugs
  • Maximizing the effective use of antimalarial drugs.
Description
xx, 364 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • Title from home page (viewed Sept. 28, 2004)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
LIBRARY DOES NOT OWN PRINT VERSION.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction (PDF). Washington, DC : National Academies Press, 2004. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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Also available in print version.
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