BERNAMA – New Anti-Malaria Drug Approved For Treatment In India

BERNAMA – New Anti-Malaria Drug Approved For Treatment In India.

Tim Wells, chief scientific officer of Geneva-based not-for-profit organisation Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), sand the completion of a phase III study in Indian adults and the approval of the combination by the Indian regulators was a major milestone.

“We look forward to more data from patients in Africa and from studies with children, since this is where the vast majority of the disease is.” he said.

“Courtney Fletcher, dean of UNMC College of Pharmacy, said another benefit of arterolane, the key component of the new drug, is that it is a synthetic medicine.

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