10 March 2015 – The WHO Emergency Response to Artemisinin Resistance (ERAR) programme is examining the importance of behaviour change communication in containing artemisinin resistance and eliminating malaria in the Greater Mekong subregion.
17 February 2015 – The WHO Regional Hub for the Emergency Response to Artemisinin Resistance in the Greater Mekong Subregion convened a 2-day meeting in Bangkok, Thailand to review progress and challenges in implementing the ERAR Framework for Action 2013-2015.
18 September 2014 – This report summarizes the conclusions of a technical consultation held in May 2014 to address issues related to increased mobility in the Greater Mekong Subregion in the context of malaria elimination and artemisinin resistance.
30 June 2014 – Despite a substantial reduction of the malaria burden, the Lao PDR continues to experience outbreaks and the country’s first-line malaria drugs are beginning to lose effectiveness. A national strategy is being developed to tackle the challenge.
6 April 2014 – Cambodia’s National Malaria Control Programme and its partners, with technical support from WHO, have trained more than 1800 Village Malaria Workers to deliver malaria prevention and treatment services in remote villages.
WHO and regional malaria experts reiterate warning about drug resistance
18 March 2014 – Experts attending the first APLMA taskforce meeting on quality medicines stress the importance of tackling emerging artemisinin resistance.
14 January 2014 – In April 2013, WHO launched an emergency response to artemisinin resistance in the Greater Mekong subregion. A regional hub has been set up, with a network of experts deployed to affected countries. All related information is now available in a dedicated section.