VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2010) - Artepharm Global Corp. (the "Company") (OTCBB:ARGC) is pleased to announce that an agreement has been signed between The Qater Foundation, The Chinese Federal Government, and a private syndication with the intent of eradicating Malaria from East Africa's Comoros Islands using the Company's Patented ArteQuick Malaria treatment.
The Comoros Islands are a small chain of islands in East Africa (population 800,000) in which 28% of the residents are infected with Malaria. In 2007 Artepharm with its patented ArteQuick Malaria treatment reduced the Malaria rate on the Comoros Island of Moheli from over 20% of the population to less than 1%. Strict Procedural controls will be deployed with this upcoming trial on the rest of the Comoros Islands with the intent of attracting support from the World Health Organisation to back ArteQuick has the leading Global treatment for Malaria.
See Dateline News Video of Artepharm's success in Moheli on the Company's web site www.artepharmglobal.com.
The Qater Foundation has invested $5 million in Artepharm's clinical trials to eradicate Malaria on the Comoros Islands. The Qater Foundation is led by Her Highness Sheikah Mozah Bint Al Missned . Through Her Highness's passionate leadership the Qater Foundation is dedicated to Global Learning, Community Engagement, Science and Technology, and Scholarship programs. See Qater Foundation website www.qf.org.qa
The Federal Chinese Government has invested $3 million in Artepharm's clinical trials to eradicate Malaria on the Comoros Islands. The Balance of $2 million has been invested by a syndication of private individuals who wish to remain anonymous.
Malaria is the largest killer on the planet, with the kind support of progressive groups such as the Qater Foundation and the Chinese Government and private investors Artepharm's goal is global eradication of Malaria.
About Artepharm Global
Artepharm Global has acquired the patent and worldwide marketing rights for Artequick®, a natural artemisinin-based anti-malaria drug developed by Artepharm Co. Artepharm Co. is a modern pharmaceutical company involved in R&D and the manufacturing of artemisinin-based anti-malarias and anti-viral traditional Chinese medicines. It was jointly established by a group of experts specializing in the research of Qinghao, commonly known as Artemisia annua. For more information got to www.artepharmglobal.com.
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