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IFRC receives an award for its dedication and support to the Alliance for ... - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 15:13

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IFRC receives an award for its dedication and support to the Alliance for ...
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Over the last decade, with the support of the Alliance of Malaria Prevention (AMP), countries have reduced the burden of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa by more than 50 per cent, thus avoiding more than 4 million deaths. This in turn has had a positive ...

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Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria - Biztech Africa

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 13:50

Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria
Biztech Africa
A team of young Ugandan innovators has developed a tool that can diagnose malaria using a smartphone – a discovery that may eliminate the tedious and costly traditional blood samples and a laboratory procedures and ultimately help in combating the ...

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Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria - Biztech Africa

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 13:50

Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria
Biztech Africa
A team of young Ugandan innovators has developed a tool that can diagnose malaria using a smartphone – a discovery that may eliminate the tedious and costly traditional blood samples and a laboratory procedures and ultimately help in combating the ...

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It's malaria, not Ebola! - Jamaica Observer

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 07:44

Jamaica Observer

It's malaria, not Ebola!
Jamaica Observer
The ministry, however, confirmed that it was treating a Nigerian student who has had a relapse of malaria. "It has come to the attention of the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment that information is being circulated about a possible case ...

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New West African restaurant will raise money for malaria while feeding hungry ... - Manchester Evening News

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 06:00

Manchester Evening News

New West African restaurant will raise money for malaria while feeding hungry ...
Manchester Evening News
It is also going to help in the fight against malaria. Suya, named after the restaurant's signature dish - a spicy chargrilled chicken or beef dish popular in Nigeria - will be opening in Stretford Mall and owner Maryam Idris-Usman wants to give ...

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Mosquito nets are being used for something other than Malaria prevention, and ... - AOL News

Malaria News Feeds - January 27, 2015 - 20:05

Mosquito nets are being used for something other than Malaria prevention, and ...
AOL News
Mosquito nets are the main form of defense against malaria, a disease that kills hundreds of thousands each year. But starvation is also an imminent threat that forces families into a critical dilemma: protect themselves from malaria or leave ...

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Got Bees? Got Vitamin A? Got Malaria? - HealthCanal.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 21:23

Got Bees? Got Vitamin A? Got Malaria?
HealthCanal.com
The study in PLOS ONE presents the first-ever empirical test of how declining pollinators may increase risk of nutrient deficiencies — with worrisome connections to diseases like measles and malaria, so prevalent in the developing world. (Photo: Jon ...

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Indian scientists raise fresh hope for novel malaria vaccine - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 19:03

Digital Journal

Indian scientists raise fresh hope for novel malaria vaccine
Hindustan Times
Scientists at the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi and JNU have discovered a new molecule that can help develop a novel malaria vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum, one of the species of the parasite ...
Antibiotics help spread malariaDigital Journal

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Malawi: Stagnant water attracting malaria mosquitos - Eyewitness News

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 17:01

Eyewitness News

Malawi: Stagnant water attracting malaria mosquitos
Eyewitness News
Malawi: Stagnant water attracting malaria mosquitos. One doctor says majority of the children they've treated under the age of five have diarrhoea. Water may be receding but there are still villages in Malawi that are cut off due to the flooding ...
Malawi: 2.6 M Swiss franc emergency appeal as flood-hit country fears long ...International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Chakwera visits flooded Chikwawa: Malawi opposition chief cautions against ...Nyasa Times

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AFCON Diary: Match-winners with malaria, celebrating journos and drama aplenty - Sport360°

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 10:26

Sport360°

AFCON Diary: Match-winners with malaria, celebrating journos and drama aplenty
Sport360°
BATA, Equatorial Guinea - Esteban Becker was drenched in sweat as he walked through the mixed zone towards Equatorial Guinea's team bus, and clearly exhausted too. The conditions are crushingly humid here but the Argentine had another reason to be ...
Drama Looms At Africa Cup of NationsAllAfrica.com

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Malaria - the Other Epidemic - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 07:45

Malaria - the Other Epidemic
AllAfrica.com
In 2013 there were more than 1.7 million cases of malaria in Sierra Leone, a small country in West Africa with a population of six million. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 4,326 people died of the disease that year. "This girl had ...

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UMass researchers find value in 'whole plant' treatment of malaria - The Recorder

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 02:26

The Recorder

UMass researchers find value in 'whole plant' treatment of malaria
The Recorder
University of Massachusetts Amherst scientists Mostafa A. Elfawal, Stephen M. Rich and their team at the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology found that malaria parasites in mice adapted several times faster to artemisinin, the drug commonly prescribed ...

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Ghana hero Gyan not yet over malaria - SuperSport

Malaria News Feeds - January 25, 2015 - 17:31

SuperSport

Ghana hero Gyan not yet over malaria
SuperSport
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is not yet over a bout of malaria but a dramatic last-gasp goal after he got out of his sick bed has revived his country's hopes at the African Nations Cup. "It's a really bad disease, it really takes everything out of you. I ...
Gyan Beats Malaria and Leads Ghana to VictoryAllAfrica.com
Gyan not yet over malaria as he savours vital goalSBS

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Gyan Beats Malaria and Leads Ghana to Victory - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 25, 2015 - 07:26

Ghana News Agency

Gyan Beats Malaria and Leads Ghana to Victory
AllAfrica.com
Ghana's Asamoah Gyan returned from a bout of malaria and fired past Algeria keeper Rais M'Bolhi deep into stoppage time. Following their last minute loss to Senegal on the opening day of Group C on January 19, Ghana needed three points against Algeria ...
Gyan not yet over malaria as he savours vital goalSBS

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Gyan not yet over malaria as he savours vital goal - SBS

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2015 - 21:44

RFI

Gyan not yet over malaria as he savours vital goal
SBS
MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea (Reuters) - Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is not yet over a bout of malaria but a dramatic last-gasp goal after he got out of his sick bed has revived his country's hopes at the African Nations Cup. Source: Reuters. 25 Jan 2015 ...
Gyan beats Malaria and leads Ghana to victoryRFI

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Gyan not yet over malaria as he savours vital goal - Reuters UK

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2015 - 21:44

RFI

Gyan not yet over malaria as he savours vital goal
Reuters UK
MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea (Reuters) - Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is not yet over a bout of malaria but a dramatic last-gasp goal after he got out of his sick bed has revived his country's hopes at the African Nations Cup. “It's a really bad disease, ...
Gyan beats Malaria and leads Ghana to victoryRFI
African Cup: Gyan returns after malaria to give Ghana win; Senegal draws with ...Greenfield Daily Reporter
Asamoah Gyan recovers from malaria to captain Ghana against African Cup ...The Tribune

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Bill Gates promises 'two miracles' in AIDS and malaria fight thanks to medical ... - Mirror.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2015 - 16:35

Mirror.co.uk

Bill Gates promises 'two miracles' in AIDS and malaria fight thanks to medical ...
Mirror.co.uk
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has promised 'two miracles' in the fights against AIDS and Malaria including a long-awaited vaccine. He told the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that a vaccine for malaria and better treatments for AIDS should be ...
Gates sees Aids and malaria controlled by 2030eNCA
Bill Gates predicts HIV vaccine by 2030The Guardian
Gates sees 'miracle' tools for AIDS by 2030 in vaccine and drugsReuters
The Inquisitr
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Mosquito Nets for Malaria Spawn New Epidemic: Overfishing - New York Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2015 - 14:01

New York Times

Mosquito Nets for Malaria Spawn New Epidemic: Overfishing
New York Times
Nets like his are widely considered a magic bullet against malaria — one of the cheapest and most effective ways to stop a disease that kills at least half a million Africans each year. But Mr. Ndefi and countless others are not using their mosquito ...

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Gates sees Aids and malaria controlled by 2030 - eNCA

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2015 - 13:29

eNCA

Gates sees Aids and malaria controlled by 2030
eNCA
Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation gestures next to his wife Melinda French Gates during the session 'Sustainable Development: A Vision for the Future' in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos January 23, 2015.
Gates sees 'miracle' tools for AIDS by 2030 in vaccine and drugsReuters
Bill Gates predicts HIV vaccine by 2030The Guardian
WEF: Lives of poor people are expected to improve faster, says Bill GatesFinancial Express

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Malaria: Fighting the Other Epidemic in Sierra Leone - Doctors Without Borders

Malaria News Feeds - January 23, 2015 - 22:31

Doctors Without Borders

Malaria: Fighting the Other Epidemic in Sierra Leone
Doctors Without Borders
More than 3,000 deaths and 10,000 cases suggest it is Ebola, but the correct answer is malaria. In 2013, there were more than 1.7 million cases of malaria in Sierra Leone, a small country in West Africa with a population of six million. According to ...
Sierra Leone emergency anti-malaria drive reaches 2.5 million peopleReuters
Sierra Leone: Malaria - the other epidemicMédecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
Cuban Health Worker in Africa to Fight Ebola Dies of MalariaABC News
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