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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Malaria Centre

Investigating drug resistant malaria in Cambodia

 
 

02 October 2012
Dr Shunmay Yeung talks about the importance of collecting scientific data rigorously to document what is happening - not only for the benefit of Cambodians but for the good of other countries facing similar threats.

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA - Scientists from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are working along the Thai-Cambodian border: the 'epicentre' of resistance to artemisinin combination therapy - the newest, and so far most effective, treatment for malaria. Dr Shunmay Yeung talks about the importance of collecting scientific data rigorously to document what is happening - not only for the benefit of Cambodians but for the good of other countries facing similar threats.

Listen to the interview here