‘Dating for drugs’: The search for anti-malaria molecule marriage
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Malaria kills 400,000 people every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
“Antimalarial resistance has not reached Africa yet, but we need to be prepared,”
Timothy Wells, chief scientific officer, Medicines for Malaria Venture
The challenge of resistance
A ‘dating website’ for drugs
“It would otherwise be difficult to bring different companies together to entertain these types of discussions,” she tells SciDev.Net.