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Eliminating malaria is good for business - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Malaria News Feeds - November 14, 2014 - 08:51

Eliminating malaria is good for business
South China Morning Post (subscription)
World leaders have made a bold statement about malaria at their summit in Myanmar: committing to eliminate the disease from the Asia-Pacific region by 2030. This is an achievable goal and an important one – not only for political leaders but for us in ...

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Malaria presentation aims to educate public about disease - News Net Nebraska

Malaria News Feeds - November 14, 2014 - 02:06

Malaria presentation aims to educate public about disease
News Net Nebraska
The disease—a vector born illness carried by mosquitos—was the point of discussion at the “Malaria in Columbia” seminar Tuesday afternoon at the Nebraska East Union. Anywhere between 60 and 200 thousand Columbians are infected with the illness ...

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UMC's Imagine No Malaria program - Sedalia Democrat

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 21:24

UMC's Imagine No Malaria program
Sedalia Democrat
A donation of $10 provides one insecticide-treated mosquito net, $20 pays for the cost of food and and treatment of anemia in a pregnant woman with malaria, $30 provides 15 rapid diagnostic tests kits, $75 provides medication for treatment of 15 ...

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Power of One campaign provides 3 million malaria treatments in Zambia - Vaccine News Daily

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 15:50

Power of One campaign provides 3 million malaria treatments in Zambia
Vaccine News Daily
“Power of One is a natural extension of our company's commitment to the fight against malaria and I am very proud of the contributions Novartis associates have made to help children in Zambia,” Joseph Jimenez, the CEO of Novartis, said. “Over the past ...
Novartis and Malaria No More Help Fulfill Malaria Treatment Goal in Zambia by ...Pharmacy Times
Novartis to deliver three million malaria treatments in ZambiaPMLiVE
Malaria No More Reaches Power Of One Campaign Goal for Treatments In ZambiaCNNMoney

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2 Girls Who Want to Fight Malaria With Code - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 14:46

2 Girls Who Want to Fight Malaria With Code
Huffington Post
Malaria was eradicated from United States of America in 1952-53. This is a disease that still puts 3.3 Billion people at risk. That is almost half the population of this world. It takes 10 minutes with Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) to find out if one has ...

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2 Girls Who Want to Fight Malaria With Code - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 14:43

2 Girls Who Want to Fight Malaria With Code
Huffington Post
Malaria was eradicated from United States of America in 1952-53. This is a disease that still puts 3.3 Billion people at risk. That is almost half the population of this world. It takes 10 minutes with Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) to find out if one has ...

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The $.30 kit that could end malaria - CNN

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 13:55

CNN

The $.30 kit that could end malaria
CNN
(CNN) -- It's an entirely preventable disease, and when diagnosed early, it's easily treatable. Yet Malaria still claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year. All it takes is a single mosquito bite and you can become infected. In 2012, the tropical ...

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Novartis and Malaria No More help fulfil ... - The FINANCIAL

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 13:44

Novartis and Malaria No More help fulfil ...
The FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL -- Novartis announced that, through Power of One, enough funds have been raised to deliver three million antimalarial treatments for children in Zambia. Launched in September 2013, Malaria No More's Power of One campaign is supported ...
Novartis to deliver three million malaria treatments in ZambiaPMLiVE
Malaria No More Reaches Power Of One Campaign Goal for Treatments In ZambiaCNNMoney
Power of One campaign provides 3 million malaria treatments in ZambiaVaccine News Daily

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Asia-Pacific countries agree to work to eradicate malaria by 2030 - The Australian

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 13:10

Asia-Pacific countries agree to work to eradicate malaria by 2030
The Australian
The Australian government will also pledge support for programs aimed at attacking drug-resistant strains of the disease in the Mekong Delta. Drug-resistant malaria has previously emerged in the region, from where the parasite spreads throughout Asia ...

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CWU group organizing 5K to fight malaria - Daily Record

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 11:43

CWU group organizing 5K to fight malaria
Daily Record
ELLENSBURG — Although curable, many sub-saharan African countries still struggle against malaria, so as part of a local effort, Central Washington University Wesley organization and Imagine No Malaria will host a 5K run or walk through the campus ...

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The $.30 kit that could end Malaria - 12NewsNow.Com

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 11:12

The $.30 kit that could end Malaria
12NewsNow.Com
(CNN) -- It's an entirely preventable disease, and when diagnosed early, it's easily treatable. Yet Malaria still claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year. All it takes is a single mosquito bite and you can become infected. In 2012, the tropical ...

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The $.30 kit that could end Malaria - KSPR

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 10:59

The $.30 kit that could end Malaria
KSPR
"I then decided to look at a malaria test that can actually show you the strain of malaria you have -- the type of malaria -- so (doctors) know which treatment to give you, and then also to see if the treatment is working or not. So I developed a test ...

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Musicians and Dancers from FELA! Perform at Malaria No More Gala Tonight - Broadway World

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 10:17

Musicians and Dancers from FELA! Perform at Malaria No More Gala Tonight
Broadway World
Fela Kuti famously sang about malaria and other scourges in Africa in his song Yellow Fever in 1976 -- now, nearly 40 years later Malaria No More and its partners -- including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations -- are working towards the critical ...

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Alterra Raises $31327 to Help Fight Malaria - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 08:12

Alterra Raises $31327 to Help Fight Malaria
GlobeNewswire (press release)
13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Malaria kills over one million people per year and is one of the leading causes of death among humans. The majority of these cases are attributed to a single bite inflicted on a person from a disease-infected ...

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Genetic tweak gave yellow fever mosquitoes a nose for human odor

Science Daily - Malaria - November 13, 2014 - 01:33
One of the world's deadliest mosquitoes sustains its taste for human blood thanks in part to a genetic tweak that makes it more sensitive to human odor, according to new research.
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EDITORIAL: Money alone, public or private, won't eradicate malaria - Washington Times

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2014 - 01:08

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Money alone, public or private, won't eradicate malaria
Washington Times
Earlier this month, he wrote a check for $500 million to eradicate malaria. This is generosity that few on Planet Earth can match. His goal is to eradicate the mosquito-borne disease that kills an estimated 627,000 annually, mostly in Africa, by ...

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The future of the fight against malaria - Devex

Malaria News Feeds - November 12, 2014 - 20:12

The future of the fight against malaria
Devex
Malaria has not made the headlines lately — does that mean we're winning the fight against the disease? Leopoldo Villegas, one of the most seasoned malaria experts in the world, talks about lingering challenges in the global fight against the ...

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Novartis and Malaria No More Help Fulfill Malaria Treatment Goal in Zambia by ... - Pharmacy Times

Malaria News Feeds - November 12, 2014 - 19:04

Novartis and Malaria No More Help Fulfill Malaria Treatment Goal in Zambia by ...
Pharmacy Times
Novartis announced today that, through Power of One, enough funds have been raised to deliver three million antimalarial treatments for children in Zambia. Launched in September 2013, Malaria No More's Power of One campaign is supported by Novartis ...
Novartis to deliver three million malaria treatments in ZambiaPMLiVE
Malaria No More Reaches Power Of One Campaign Goal for Treatments In ZambiaCNNMoney

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Visualizing zero malaria, whatever zero might be - Humanosphere

Malaria News Feeds - November 12, 2014 - 18:37

Humanosphere

Visualizing zero malaria, whatever zero might be
Humanosphere
In 2007, Bill Gates threw down the E-word (eradication) at a packed malaria forum in Seattle, a word that the malaria community had quietly retired decades earlier due to unsuccessful earlier attempts to fully rid the world of this major killer. “We ...
Gates Foundation To Donate $500M This Year To Fight Malaria And Other ...International Business lines
Best Of British: Irrefutable Reasons To Be Proud Of UK AidHuffington Post

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Visualizing zero malaria, whatever zero might be - Humanosphere

Malaria News Feeds - November 12, 2014 - 18:37

Humanosphere

Visualizing zero malaria, whatever zero might be
Humanosphere
In 2007, Bill Gates threw down the E-word (eradication) at a packed malaria forum in Seattle, a word that the malaria community had quietly retired decades earlier due to unsuccessful earlier attempts to fully rid the world of this major killer. “We ...
Gates Foundation To Donate $500M This Year To Fight Malaria And Other ...International Business lines
Best Of British: Irrefutable Reasons To Be Proud Of UK AidHuffington Post

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