The World Health Organization (WHO) is requesting that $15 million be allocated to Cambodia from a new $100 million grant to stop the spread of resistance to the best available drugs currently used to fight malaria. Eva Christophel, the WHO’s regional malaria adviser in Manila, said that the organization hoped to hear back from the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, which is allocating the money, next month. Global Fund’s $100 million has been allocated to Emergency Response to Artemisinin Resistance. Health workers first detected re*sistance to Artemisinin-based Combination Therapies (ACTs) along the Thai-Cambodian border in
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