Delivery of child-friendly antimalarial hits the 100 million mark

One hundred million treatments of Coartem® Dispersible (artemether-lumefantrine), an antimalarial developed especially for children with P. falciparum malaria, have been delivered by Novartis to 35 malaria-endemic countries. Coartem® Dispersible is the product of the partnership between MMV and Novartis. It is the first WHO prequalified child-friendly artemisinin-combination therapy (ACT) and addresses an unmet need for paediatric medicines.

This film accompanies the press release Delivery of child-friendly antimalarial hits the 100 million mark, posted 22 February 2012.

February 2012