How MMV fosters uptake of medicines for children

06 Jun 2010

The long and winding road... getting Coartem® Dispersible to children. Read more below.


In 2010, MMV helped bolster the impact of Coartem Dispersible by helping inform, train and raise awareness amongst endemic-country policy makers of the need to consider childfriendly medicines as a critical element of their national malaria protocols. We conducted specific country outreach to understand policy adoption frameworks for paediatric medicines in Senegal, Zambia, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Rwanda, and presented these findings at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene conference in November and the Better Medicines for Children Partners meeting at WHO in October.