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Lives being lost unnecessarily in the fight against malaria

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 01 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:0306179
  1. Wendy Brown1
  1. 1Dundee

A joint report released by the World Health Organization and Unicef last month to mark Africa Malaria Day found that death tolls from malaria are still “outrageously high.” The report found that malaria causes more than 3000 child deaths in Africa every day and that effective antimalarial drugs and bed nets treated with insecticide are not widely available to those who need them.

Jane Crawley, an adviser to WHO's malaria …

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