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Capillary Blood Outperforms Venous Samples in Malaria Diagnosis - Contagionlive.com

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Contagionlive.com

Capillary Blood Outperforms Venous Samples in Malaria Diagnosis
Contagionlive.com
“From a scientific medical standpoint, I think we provided robust data in our study to support the universal usage of CAP blood for malaria diagnosis, as it is more sensitive to detect malaria,” he told Contagion®. “As CAP blood sampling constitutes a ...

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OBE for malaria expert - University College London Hospitals

Malaria News Feeds - 4 hours 23 min ago

University College London Hospitals

OBE for malaria expert
University College London Hospitals
Professor Peter Chiodini, who joined the Hospital for Tropical Diseases 33 years ago, was recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his services to parasitology and malaria. Professor Chiodini is consultant parasitologist at the Hospital for ...

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ADDRO Uses Durbars As Avenue For Dialogue With Communities For Malaria Control - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - 5 hours 10 min ago

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

ADDRO Uses Durbars As Avenue For Dialogue With Communities For Malaria Control
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
The Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO), is engaging communities in dialogue through the use of durbars to promote evidence-based interventions for malaria prevention in the three regions of the north; Northern, Upper East ...

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ADDRO uses durbars as avenue for dialogue with communities for malaria control - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - 6 hours 21 min ago

GhanaWeb

ADDRO uses durbars as avenue for dialogue with communities for malaria control
GhanaWeb
The Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO), is engaging communities in dialogue through the use of durbars to promote evidence-based interventions for malaria prevention in the three regions of the north; Northern, Upper East ...

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New innovation tests for malaria without drawing a drop of blood - create digital (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - 12 hours 58 min ago

create digital (blog)

New innovation tests for malaria without drawing a drop of blood
create digital (blog)
A 24-year-old Ugandan engineer has won Africa's most prestigious engineering prize for inventing a quick, low-cost malaria test that doesn't require drawing blood. The Royal Academy for Engineering's Africa Prize awards young African innovators who use ...

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These volunteers want to get malaria. The goal? A better vaccine. - 41 NBC News

Malaria News Feeds - June 17, 2018 - 15:45

41 NBC News

These volunteers want to get malaria. The goal? A better vaccine.
41 NBC News
Most of the volunteers who have been bitten by the mosquitoes have also been vaccinated with the only licensed malaria vaccine on the market. The hope is to find a better dose or a better dose regimen that will get better than the 30 percent protection ...

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Metro Young Man Who Survived Fatal Motor Accident Dies Of Malaria (Photos) – Nairaland - Nigerian Bulletin

Malaria News Feeds - June 17, 2018 - 10:49

Nigerian Bulletin

Metro Young Man Who Survived Fatal Motor Accident Dies Of Malaria (Photos) – Nairaland
Nigerian Bulletin
This is very sad. The death of a young man full of life - has left many including his friends and colleagues in lament. According to reports, the deceased.... Nairaland-Young Man.JPG Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2JKanaP. Get More Nigeria ...

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Malaria on the move - Trinidad Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - June 17, 2018 - 03:10

Malaria on the move
Trinidad Guardian
The Americas have witnessed a substantial decline in malaria-related morbidity (62 per cent) and mortality (61 per cent) during the last 15 years as part of the Global Malaria Action Plan, according to the WHO 2016 World Malaria Report. The World ...

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A bloodless malaria test by a young Ugandan inventor won Africa's top engineering prize - Quartz

Malaria News Feeds - June 16, 2018 - 14:58

Quartz

A bloodless malaria test by a young Ugandan inventor won Africa's top engineering prize
Quartz
The $33,000 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation has been awarded to a 24-year old Ugandan engineer for his invention of a bloodless malaria test. Before now, small blood samples taken from suspected patients in hospitals or pharmacies were used to ...
Ugandan Creates Device to Detect Malaria - The RootThe Root
Young Ugandan innovator wins Sh3.3m for smart bloodless Malaria testNairobi News
Ugandan wins top prize for developing bloodless malaria testXinhua
pmldaily.com -CGTN (press release)
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Edo IDPs in need of anti-malaria drugs - The Nation Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - June 16, 2018 - 12:55

Edo IDPs in need of anti-malaria drugs
The Nation Newspaper
Internally Displaced Persons in Edo State have said they are in need of anti-malaria and anti-biotics drugs. They said they are also in need of learning materials and disposable Hand gloves. Coordinator of the IDPs camp at the International Christian ...

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The 'magic box' that could help beat malaria - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - June 16, 2018 - 02:28

Yahoo News Canada (blog)

The 'magic box' that could help beat malaria
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
Inventors of a bloodless malaria test for malaria say their device could help identify cases of the disease much earlier. Nearly half a million people die from malaria every year, the vast majority in sub-Saharan Africa. Shafik Sekitto, from the ...

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Ugandan Creates Device to Detect Malaria - The Root

Malaria News Feeds - June 15, 2018 - 22:42

The Root

Ugandan Creates Device to Detect Malaria
The Root
Brian Gitta, a software engineer from Uganda, became the youngest person to receive the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation for creating a new device that can detect malaria, the disease that kills one child every 30 seconds (pdf). Gitta's ...

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Health Dept issues diktat to curb dengue, malaria - The Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - June 15, 2018 - 20:19

The Tribune

Health Dept issues diktat to curb dengue, malaria
The Tribune
District Epidemologist Dr Ramesh said, “It has been observed that apart numerous private hospitals and laboratories do not update them regarding patients being tested positive for malaria and dengue. “At present, two samples of patients belonging to ...

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GVMC identifies dengue, malaria hotspots in city - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - June 15, 2018 - 19:27

The Hindu

GVMC identifies dengue, malaria hotspots in city
The Hindu
With somewhat early reporting of dengue cases in June itself, GVMC has identified dengue and malaria hotspots and chalked out an action plan to prevent the incidence. Besides pressing 300 malaria workers into service, four fogging, 50 hand-fogging and ...

Google News
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These volunteers want to get malaria. The goal: a better vaccine - NBCNews.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 15, 2018 - 15:52

NBCNews.com

These volunteers want to get malaria. The goal: a better vaccine
NBCNews.com
Most of the volunteers who have been bitten by the mosquitoes have also been vaccinated with the only licensed malaria vaccine on the market. The hope is to find a better dose or a better dose regimen that will get better than the 30 percent protection ...

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Brromeliads contribute to mosquito breeding in Miami

Science Daily - Malaria - June 15, 2018 - 13:48
With vector-borne diseases posing an increasing public health threat to communities in South Florida and elsewhere, a new study led by public health researchers has revealed that ornamental bromeliad plants contribute to breeding of the Aedes aegypti mosquito -- a key culprit for the Zika outbreak that hit Miami-Dade County and other areas of Florida and the Americas in 2016. Aedes aegypti was the most dominant species of mosquito in the study's test sites.
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President Tsai meets American volunteer fighting malaria - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Malaria News Feeds - June 15, 2018 - 13:00

Focus Taiwan News Channel

President Tsai meets American volunteer fighting malaria
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taiwan was the first country announced by the World Health Organization in 1965 to be completely free from the threat of malaria, Tsai said, and she hoped Taiwan's professionals could work with Commale to help people in Africa beat the threat of the ...

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Ugandan (24) wins Africa Prize for developing bloodless malaria test - Eyewitness News

Malaria News Feeds - June 15, 2018 - 11:03

Eyewitness News

Ugandan (24) wins Africa Prize for developing bloodless malaria test
Eyewitness News
PRETORIA - A 24-year-old Ugandan inventor has won the Africa Prize for Engineering after creating a bloodless malaria test. Brian Gitta is the first Ugandan to win the prize and the youngest winner to date. Malaria's the leading cause of death in Uganda.
Ugandan wins major prize for developing bloodless malaria testcgtn.com
Ugandan wins Africa prize for developing bloodless malaria testthemastonline.com
Non-invasive test for malaria wins RAEng's Africa Prize for Engineering InnovationThe Engineer

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Ugandan wins major prize for developing bloodless malaria test - cgtn.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 15, 2018 - 08:26

cgtn.com

Ugandan wins major prize for developing bloodless malaria test
cgtn.com
A Ugandan inventor has won a major prize for a device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. Brian Gitta, 24, won the Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa Prize for a device that detects tell-tale signs of malaria by shining a red beam of ...
Ugandan wins Africa prize for developing bloodless malaria testThe New Times
Uganda: Matibabu wins the 2018 Africa PrizeAllAfrica.com
Bloodless malaria test now a realityHivisasa
KFM
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Samcodes, malaria, beneficiation make headlines - Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

Malaria News Feeds - June 15, 2018 - 06:25

Samcodes, malaria, beneficiation make headlines
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly
Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer discusses Samcodes, malaria and beneficiation in this week's Second Take. Advertisement. Edited by: Creamer Media Reporter EMAIL THIS ARTICLE SAVE THIS ARTICLE ARTICLE ENQUIRY. To subscribe email ...

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