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Product Profile - Overview

ASAQ to treat malaria

= Fixed dose combination of Artesunate + Amodiaquine

  • Launched in 2007

  • The concrete results of an innovative partnership between DNDi and Sanofi

  • Meets the latest WHO guidelines for malaria treatment in Africa

  • Simple regimen: 1 or 2 tablets once a day for 3 days

  • Available at only 0.5$ for children, 1$ for adults

  • Meets the highest standard of quality

  • Made in the South for use in the South: ASAQ is produced in Marocco

  • Available under the name Artesunate-Amodiaquine Winthrop (ASAQ) for public market and Coarsucam for private market

Download ASAQ Press pack, March 1st 2007 [PDF 890KB]
Download ASAQ Newsletter, November 2009 [PDF 980KB]
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Implementation progress
More than 280 million treatments distributed

ASAQ registered in 33 countries

Technology transfer to African industry partner ongoing
Recent Scientific Publications
Malaria Journal, July 2013
Efficacy of ASAQ and AL fixed-dose combinations for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria among children aged six to 59 months in Nimba County, Liberia: an open-label randomized non-inferiority trial 
Malaria Journal, July 2013
Tolerability and safety of ASAQ and AL fixed dose combinations for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria: two open-label, randomized trials in Nimba County, Liberia
Recent Events
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