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Table 3 Background Country Information

From: The challenges of introducing routine G6PD testing into radical cure: a workshop report

  Bangladesh Cambodia Malaysia Philippines
PQ is used for radical treatment of P.vivax (in guidelines) Yes (2008) Yes (2015) Yes Yes (2007)
G6PD test is a requirement before treatment with PQ No Yes (2015) Yes Yes (2011)
Directly observed treatment with PQ is undertaken No No Yes Yes (2010)
# of confirmed malaria cases (all types) (year) 3864 (2013) 21,309 (2013) 3850 (2013) 6514 (2013)
% P. vivax 13 % 45 % 8 % 20 %
Treatment for vivax? Cq + PQ 0.25 mg/kg (14 days) DHA-PPQ + PQ 0.25 mg/kg (14 days) CQ + PQ 0.5 mg/kg (14 days) CQ + PQ 0.5 mg/kg (14 days)
Target Elimination Date 2030 2025 2020 2020
  1. Source: WHO World Malaria Report 2014 and APMEN