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WHO's Global Technical Strategy For Malaria Needs Revisions, More Funding To Achieve Goals By 2030 - Kaiser Family Foundation

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WHO's Global Technical Strategy For Malaria Needs Revisions, More Funding To Achieve Goals By 2030
Kaiser Family Foundation
We must … recognize that globally we are not on track to meet the targets in WHO's Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030. Reducing the intervention coverage gap must become a priority and requires smarter use of existing resources and ...

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Baylor Students Help UTC Research On Malaria Prevention And Eradication In Africa - The Chattanoogan

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The Chattanoogan

Baylor Students Help UTC Research On Malaria Prevention And Eradication In Africa
The Chattanoogan
Baylor Students Help UTC Research On Malaria Prevention And Eradication In Africa. Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Dr. Daniel Loveless and Dr. Zach Ruble from UTC's College of Engineering and Computer Science have been researching ways to mitigate the ...

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Dengue fever, malaria worsen Yemen humanitarian crisis - Aljazeera.com

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Aljazeera.com

Dengue fever, malaria worsen Yemen humanitarian crisis
Aljazeera.com
A senior UN official has called for parties involved in the war in Yemen to allow "sustained and unimpeded humanitarian access" for the millions of Yemenis facing famine and battling disease. The situation is steadily deteriorating, with cases of ...

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Global malaria report reveals Africa's hits and misses: here's what to do - The Conversation CA

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The Conversation CA

Global malaria report reveals Africa's hits and misses: here's what to do
The Conversation CA
The 2017 World Malaria Report provides a clear picture of the work required to control malaria. Data from over 90 countries reveals a dramatic reduction in the rates of disease and deaths between 2010 to 2015. But malaria deaths remained unchanged in ...

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Africa: Global Malaria Report Reveals Africa's Hits and Misses - Here's What to Do - AllAfrica.com

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Africa: Global Malaria Report Reveals Africa's Hits and Misses - Here's What to Do
AllAfrica.com
The 2017 World Malaria Report provides a clear picture of the work required to control malaria. Data from over 90 countries reveals a dramatic reduction in the rates of disease and deaths between 2010 to 2015. But malaria deaths remained unchanged in ...

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Malaria fight: Lack of funding rolling back gains - Daily Nation

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Daily Nation

Malaria fight: Lack of funding rolling back gains
Daily Nation
After years of success, global response to malaria has stalled due to levelling off of funding and increase in new cases, threatening to reverse efforts to control malaria, a new report by the World Health Organisation has warned. The report points out ...

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In Sao Tome, funding fears overshadow gains against malaria - Medical Xpress

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Medical Xpress

In Sao Tome, funding fears overshadow gains against malaria
Medical Xpress
The island nation in the Gulf of Guinea is at war against malaria, as it has been twice a year since 2003, with such success that the disease no longer routinely claims lives. In mainland central Africa, the incidence of malaria spread by infected ...

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In Sao Tome, funding fears overshadow gains against malaria - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

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Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

In Sao Tome, funding fears overshadow gains against malaria
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
In mainland central Africa, the incidence of malaria spread by infected female mosquitos is among the highest rates in the world. Malaria killed some 445,000 people around the planet in 2016, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), out of 216 ...

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Malaria And Anaemia Cause Of Panic At St. Martins SHS - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 11, 2017 - 21:53

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Malaria And Anaemia Cause Of Panic At St. Martins SHS
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
School authorities at St. Martins Senior High School in Nsawam in the Eastern region have revealed that students who collapsed on Sunday and Monday were as a result of Malaria and Anaemia. Assistant Headmaster in charge of Academics, J.A.K Okpantey ...

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Turning pathogens against each other to prevent drug resistance

Science Daily - Malaria - December 11, 2017 - 20:28
Limiting a much-needed resource could pit pathogens against one another and prevent the emergence of drug resistance. New research demonstrates that harnessing competition among pathogens inside a patient could extend the life of existing drugs where resistance is already present and prevent resistance to new drugs from emerging.
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Malaria Investments Critical To Ending Epidemic, Supporting Economic Growth - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - December 11, 2017 - 15:45

Malaria Investments Critical To Ending Epidemic, Supporting Economic Growth
Kaiser Family Foundation
Katie Broendel, senior communications manager at Friends of the Global Fight, discusses findings from the latest World Malaria Report, which shows that progress made against malaria has begun to stall, in part due to funding gaps. Broendel also ...

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How to tackle drug resistant parasites that cause killer disease malaria - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - December 11, 2017 - 15:02

How to tackle drug resistant parasites that cause killer disease malaria
Science Daily
The malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum is spread by mosquitoes when they suck blood from people. Infection with Plasmodium spp. is a major cause of mortality worldwide. In 2015, there were 149 to 303 million clinical cases of malaria, resulting in ...

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How to tackle drug resistant parasites that cause killer disease malaria

Science Daily - Malaria - December 11, 2017 - 14:26
A new analysis of all relevant previously published clinical data shows how parasites causing malaria become resistant to a commonly used treatment for malaria in travellers.
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United Health Coverage Seeks More Funds For Malaria Control - Africa Independent Television

Malaria News Feeds - December 11, 2017 - 13:12

United Health Coverage Seeks More Funds For Malaria Control
Africa Independent Television
The United Health Coverage wants the Nigerian Senate to consider increasing funds for the control of malaria in the 2018 budget. Some malaria prevention organisations made the appeal during a meeting with the chairman senate committee on health. They ...

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Mozambique: Strategic Plan Against Malaria Unveiled - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 11, 2017 - 11:43

Mozambique: Strategic Plan Against Malaria Unveiled
AllAfrica.com
The National Malaria Control Programme (PNCM) in the Ministry of Health plans to reduce the prevalence of malaria in the country from the current figure of 40 per cent to 24 per cent by 2022. According to the head of the PNCM, Baltazar Candrinho, this ...

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Mozambique: President Nyusi Wants Massive Campaign Against Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 11, 2017 - 11:38

Mozambique: President Nyusi Wants Massive Campaign Against Malaria
AllAfrica.com
President Filipe Nyusi on 8 December urged the Ministry of Health to lead a massive campaign against malaria in 2018. Speaking at the ceremony to lay the first stone for a new general hospital in the northern city of Nampula, President Nyusi expressed ...

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Mekong countries call for accelerated action to eliminate malaria before 2030 - Borneo Bulletin Online

Malaria News Feeds - December 10, 2017 - 10:10

Mekong countries call for accelerated action to eliminate malaria before 2030
Borneo Bulletin Online
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Drug resistance is still the main concern for health authorities in Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Yesterday, representatives from these countries called for accelerated action to eliminate ...
Myanmar strives for malaria-free country by 2030Brinkwire (press release)

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Misdiagnosis: Trouble as almost everybody 'tests positive to typhoid, malaria' - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - December 10, 2017 - 02:27

Vanguard

Misdiagnosis: Trouble as almost everybody 'tests positive to typhoid, malaria'
Vanguard
Today, many misdiagnosed cases of typhoid turn out to be malaria. According to Professor Wellington Oyibo of the Dept. of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Lagos, “typhoid is over-diagnosed and ...

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Hunger, not malaria, killed my child: Mom - The Telegraph

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2017 - 20:14

The Telegraph

Hunger, not malaria, killed my child: Mom
The Telegraph
New Delhi: The mother of an 11-year-old Jharkhand girl, who died of alleged starvation after her family was denied food because their ration card had not been linked to Aadhaar, has contradicted the state government's claim that malaria killed her ...

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Boom & Bust: The Laotian Malaria Epidemic in an Economic Context - Brown Political Review

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2017 - 17:13

Boom & Bust: The Laotian Malaria Epidemic in an Economic Context
Brown Political Review
In conjunction with economic growth came a steady decrease in malaria incidence. However, this trend was broken in 2011, when an outbreak hit the southern provinces, where most of the development had taken place, strengthened by the increased ...

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