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Malaria drops

Malaria drops

More than 260 medical experts will attend the International Symposium on Malaria

Control in the Mekong Region in Siem Reap from 10-13 December. The conference marks

the end of a five-year, $30 million malaria control program in Cambodia, Laos and

Vietnam, sponsored by the European Commission (EC). The EC said healthcare activities

and studies on a new, fast and cheap combination drug therapy had led to a significant

decline in the regional incidence of malaria. Final results of the study will be

presented at the meeting.

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