New Website Goes Live!

WICS are proud to release a new website After the great work from Steve Mathieu, it falls to a new website team to keep WICS online.  This new site, created by Duncan Chambler, is a fresh update to the existing extensive content. Regular contributions will be posted from guest authors across the region. Fresh start […]

Worrying resistance to malaria therapy

As reported in the Journal of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, there is an increasing incidence of malarial resistance to Artemether/lumefantrine. See this report by the BBC. Having recently treated a patient with severe M.falciparum I have seen how important it is to have effective treatment options. Artesunate is still recommended for this and is probably more efficacious […]