Steve Davis, President and CEO of PATH says malaria could be the world's next great elimination story.
"First, we’re combining and optimizing the best existing methods for malaria prevention and control and ensuring they reach the people who need them most. Next, to develop the science behind how to eliminate malaria in Africa, we’re piloting breakthrough strategies in collaboration with communities. This includes a trial of a mass treatment campaign in southern Zambia. By treating everyone in the trial villages, whether or not they have symptoms, we hope to interrupt the cycle of transmission. The results of this trial are due out very soon."
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