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  • Research: Controlling malaria in pregnancy: how far from the Abuja targets?
     
    We evaluated ITN/IPTp coverage, explored its associated factors, and estimated the number of pregnancies protected from malaria. This analysis was based on data from the 2012 National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Survey (NARHS Plus). To...
      We evaluated ITN/IPTp coverage, explored its associated factors, and estimated the number of pregnancies protected from malaria. This analysis was based on data from the 2012 National HIV/AIDS...
  • Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance

    MESA (the Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance) follows-up on the malERA agenda and provides a dedicated platform for the community in order to accelerate the translation of the science of malaria eradication for impact. With the community, MESA...
    MESA (the Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance) follows-up on the malERA agenda and provides a dedicated platform for the community in order to accelerate the translation of the science of...
  • Guest editorial: “End Malaria for Good”- a few key messages based on the Cambodian experience
    The editorial below was contributed by Sara E Canavati and Jack S Richards. Contact details below.
     
    World Malaria Day (WMD) is an international observance established in 2007 and commemorated every year on 25 April to recognize global efforts...
    The editorial below was contributed by Sara E Canavati and Jack S Richards. Contact details below.   World Malaria Day (WMD) is an international observance established in 2007 and commemorated...
  • Don't let the US PMI fall into the Immunity Trap
    A decade ago, I helped the US Presidential Malaria Initiative get its start in Angola. Since then the Malaria Initiative (the US PMI) has expanded under Tim Ziemer to 19 African countries, protecting 30 million people.
    A decade ago, I helped the US Presidential Malaria Initiative get its start in Angola.
  • Artemisia, CYP3A4 and scopoletin.
    In a pionneering study in 2010, the University of Louvain had studied the anti-inflammatory effect and modulation of cytochrome P450 activities by Artemisia annua tea infusions in human intestinal Caco-2 cells (Melillo de Magalhães P1, et al.,.
    In a pionneering study in 2010, the University of Louvain had studied the anti-inflammatory effect and modulation of cytochrome P450 activities by Artemisia annua tea infusions in human intestinal
  • Last week at MalariaWorld: It's raining malaria jobs!



    This week we are listing another exciting position at the Sanger Institute:
    Position: Staff scientist, Experimental Genetics
    There is an opening for a Staff Scientist in the Rayner lab (Sanger Institute) to lead the delivery of large-scale...
    This week we are listing another exciting position at the Sanger Institute: Position: Staff scientist, Experimental Genetics There is an opening for a Staff Scientist in the Rayner lab (Sanger...
  • 1950s strategy to control malaria on Zanzibar fails once more
    Four years ago, in 2009, I wrote an article for a Dutch newspaper (Bionieuws) with the title 'It is not yet time for a party on Zanzibar'. My article was a response to Tachi Yamada's blog on CNN 'Where have all the malaria patients gone?'. Yamada at...
    Four years ago, in 2009, I wrote an article for a Dutch newspaper (Bionieuws) with the title 'It is not yet time for a party on Zanzibar'. My article was a response to Tachi Yamada's blog on CNN '...
  • Cinderella science
    The guest blog below was contributed by Prof. Matt Thomas, of Penn State University. Read more about Professor Thomas here.
    Everybody would like to see the burden of malaria reduced and while there might be some disciplinary biases, most would agree...
    The guest blog below was contributed by Prof. Matt Thomas, of Penn State University. Read more about Professor Thomas here. Everybody would like to see the burden of malaria reduced and while there...
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