Efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefanrine

Efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefanrine and amodiaquine-artesunate for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum infection in mainland Tanzania

Principal Investigator: Martha Lemnge
Co-investigators: Deus Ishengoma, Johannes Kataraihya, Celine Mandara, Samwel Sembuche, Erasmus Kamugisha
Collaborating institutions: National Institute for Medical Research, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences-Bugando, Ifakara Health Institute, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and National Malaria Control Programme
Objective: To assess the efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantine and artesunate-amodiaquine in children with uncomplicated falciparum malaria
Study area: Mkuzi (Muheza), Ujiji (Kigoma)  and Butimba (Mwanza) sentinel sites
Timeframe: 2011-2012
Total budget: TShs 76, 850,000
Funding source: United States Agency for International Development through President Malaria Initiative