Breakthrough in Cambodia malaria row
22 January 2016
(IRIN Asia) -
Malaria-carrying parasites in Cambodia have developed resistance to both of the main drugs used to fight the disease, putting millions of lives potentially at risk should that resistance spread. To make matters worse, a corruption scandal led to the freezing of millions of dollars of vital funding to combat malaria in Cambodia. The WHO tells IRIN the row has been resolved, but has the damage already been done?