Children are the hardest hit by malaria – around 70% of those that die are under 5 years of age. Yet typically in drug development, medicines are developed for adults before child-friendly versions are pursued.
MMV and partners are developing and improving access to child-friendly formulations of existing antimalarials for treatment and chemoprevention. We are also developing next-generation medicines for children in parallel with adult formulations.
Go to the portfolio of MMV-supported projects for an overview of medicines with Paediatric formulations.
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