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Bill Gates Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Malaria As Experts Fear Resurgence - Newsweek

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2018 - 16:50

Newsweek

Bill Gates Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Malaria As Experts Fear Resurgence
Newsweek
This week, Microsoft founder Bill Gates announced the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation would invest $1 billion in the fight against malaria. Speaking at the London Malaria Summit on Wednesday, he urged global leaders to unite in fighting the ancient ...
Rwanda: Govt Commits to Halve Malaria Cases in Five YearsAllAfrica.com
$4.1bn investment commitment made to rid commonwealth of malariaEast African Business Week
'India absent from Malaria Summit in London'The New Indian Express
Inquirer.net -The New Times -India New England
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Selection of a pyrethroid metabolic enzyme CYP9K1 by malaria control activities - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2018 - 15:40

Selection of a pyrethroid metabolic enzyme CYP9K1 by malaria control activities
EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers from LSTM, with partners from a number of international institutions, have shown the rapid selection of a novel P450 enzyme leading to insecticide resistance in a major malaria vector. In a paper published in PNAS the team of researchers ...

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New therapeutic solutions against malaria - Independent Online

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2018 - 15:33

Independent Online

New therapeutic solutions against malaria
Independent Online
The Merck Global Health Institute, the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) have joined forces to find new therapeutic solutions against malaria. Through this collaborative effort in drug discovery, the partners ...

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US Should Continue To Lead In Global Malaria Efforts - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2018 - 14:55

US Should Continue To Lead In Global Malaria Efforts
Kaiser Family Foundation
[T]he United States must stay at the forefront of the global malaria fight. We cannot let down our guard or malaria will fight back. … The good news is that we and public-private partnerships are investing in more research to develop new tools and use ...

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FT Health: Malaria backsliding, the Vatican and gene-editing - Financial Times

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2018 - 12:31

Financial Times

FT Health: Malaria backsliding, the Vatican and gene-editing
Financial Times
Feel free to forward this email to others, who can sign up here. The political activity in the build-up to World Malaria Day on April 25 has belied a recent drop in funding and a slowdown in progress tackling what remains one of the globe's most ...

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Battling malaria: Bill Gates backs gene editing of mosquitoes, acknowledges ethical concerns - Genetic Literacy Project

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2018 - 12:07

Genetic Literacy Project

Battling malaria: Bill Gates backs gene editing of mosquitoes, acknowledges ethical concerns
Genetic Literacy Project
Gene-editing technologies that alter mosquitoes' DNA could prove critical in the fight against malaria, Bill Gates said on [April 18], and ethical concerns should not block progress in such gene-modifying research. Speaking at the Malaria Forum ...
Bill Gates backs editing mosquito genes in fight to end malariaNew York Post
Gates joins malaria fight; backs gene-altering technologiesGhana Broadcasting Corporation
Gates backs gene editing to fight malariaCamden Advertiser

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Q&A: Gates experts on how to beat malaria with data - Devex

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2018 - 11:54

Devex

Q&A: Gates experts on how to beat malaria with data
Devex
SAN FRANCISCO — The news that progress in the fight against malaria has stalled signals the need for a new strategy, according to Bill Gates — and data and surveillance should be at the heart of it. “I view data as the lifeblood of how we're going to ...

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Rwanda: Govt Commits to Halve Malaria Cases in Five Years - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2018 - 05:08

AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Govt Commits to Halve Malaria Cases in Five Years
AllAfrica.com
Rwanda has joined the recently launched Commonwealth Nations initiative to curb malaria by half in the next five years. The initiative, launched on Wednesday at the Malaria Summit London 2018, on the sidelines of the ongoing Commonwealth Heads of ...
'India absent from Malaria Summit in London'The New Indian Express
Rwanda commits to halve malaria cases in five years | The New ...The New Times
$4.1bn investment commitment made to rid commonwealth of malariaEast African Business Week
gulfnews.com -BellaNaija -Express.co.uk
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Living with malaria 'was terrifying' - Sky News

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2018 - 02:10

Sky News

Living with malaria 'was terrifying'
Sky News
Video: Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie speaks to Sky's Adam Boulton about growing up with malaria - and how it is still very much part of life in Nigeria. Top Stories. Trace elements of the nerve agent have been found at a Zizzi restaurant in Salisbury ...

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The US is leading the way in the fight against malaria - The Hill

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2018 - 19:15

The Hill

The US is leading the way in the fight against malaria
The Hill
Just last week, at a global Malaria Summit, leaders from donor and 15 malaria-affected countries, business, philanthropy and international organizations announced significant commitments to fight the disease. When making the case for these investments ...

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Bill Gates backs editing mosquito genes in fight to end malaria - New York Post

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2018 - 17:42

New York Post

Bill Gates backs editing mosquito genes in fight to end malaria
New York Post
LONDON – Gene-editing technologies that alter mosquitoes' DNA could prove critical in the fight against malaria, Bill Gates said on Wednesday and ethical concerns should not block progress in such gene-modifying research. Speaking at the Malaria Forum ...

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Tanzania steps up efforts to fight malaria - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2018 - 17:36

Independent Newspapers Limited

Tanzania steps up efforts to fight malaria - Xinhua | English.news.cn
Xinhua
Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday that they have stepped up measures to fight malaria, including distributing 236420 liters of biological anti-mosquito pesticides across the country.
Tanzania Steps Up Efforts To Fight Malaria | Independent ...Independent Newspapers Limited

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Bayer Announces Commitment to Malaria Eradication by 2040 - PCT Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2018 - 17:22

Bayer Announces Commitment to Malaria Eradication by 2040
PCT Magazine
LEVERKUSEN and LONDON — At the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, Bayer joinedwith members of the agriculture industry – BASF, Mitsui Chemicals, Sumitomo Chemical Company and Syngenta – to pledge its ongoing support to the research ...

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Africa: United for Malaria - Partnerships and the Global Response - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2018 - 16:15

Africa: United for Malaria - Partnerships and the Global Response
AllAfrica.com
In 1998, WHO, the World Bank, UNDP and UNICEF created the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) with the goal of cutting in half the global burden of malaria by 2010. This initiative mobilized unprecedented joint action, advocacy and funding from a ...

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Satellite surveillance of mosquitoes needed to eradicate malaria, says Bill Gates - The Independent

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2018 - 15:47

The Independent

Satellite surveillance of mosquitoes needed to eradicate malaria, says Bill Gates
The Independent
Increased investment in satellite surveillance of mosquitoes is needed to eradicate malaria, the Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said. Real time surveillance data is necessary to tailor intervention packages to tackle the disease ...
Leaders make lasting commitment on malariaTelegraph.co.uk
Malaria experts fear disease's resurgenceBBC News
Malaria meetings garner support, shed new light on spreadCIDRAP
The Guardian -Reuters -The Guardian -Bloomberg
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S. Africa issues malaria alert - Xinhua

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2018 - 15:04

Independent Online

S. Africa issues malaria alert
Xinhua
CAPE TOWN, April 19 (Xinhua) -- South African health authorities on Thursday issued a malaria alert amid a rising risk of acquiring the disease both in and outside the country. The total number of malaria cases has increased in three malaria-affected ...
Malaria warning ahead of April long weekendIndependent Online
Warning: Increase in malaria in SAAll4Women
South Africa issues malaria alertThe Eagle Online

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Research on sex in malaria parasites granted prestigious EU grant - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2018 - 13:36

EurekAlert (press release)

Research on sex in malaria parasites granted prestigious EU grant
EurekAlert (press release)
ERC Advanced Grants - the European Union's most prestigious research funding programme - is granting Professor Oliver Billker EUR 2.5 million for a period of five years for research on the sexual biology of malaria parasites. Molecular biologist Oliver ...

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Malaria parasites found in donated blood in sub-Saharan Africa - eNCA

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2018 - 10:16

eNCA

Malaria parasites found in donated blood in sub-Saharan Africa
eNCA
Malaria parasites found in donated blood in sub-Saharan Africa. Africa; Thursday 19 April 2018 - 11:34am. File: Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network researchers found that as many as 25 percent of blood bank supplies in sub-Saharan Africa contain ...
Working to end Malaria by 2030 and funding for Health Security ...ReliefWeb
Africa: Blood Transfusion Can Spread Malaria - allAfrica.comAllAfrica.com
How a Christian charity working in West Africa has helped reduced malaria deaths to zeroChristianToday
Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) -domain-B
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Malaria parasites found in donated blood in sub-Saharan Africa - eNCA

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2018 - 10:16

eNCA

Malaria parasites found in donated blood in sub-Saharan Africa
eNCA
Malaria parasites found in donated blood in sub-Saharan Africa. Africa; Thursday 19 April 2018 - 11:34am. File: Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network researchers found that as many as 25 percent of blood bank supplies in sub-Saharan Africa contain ...
Working to end Malaria by 2030 and funding for Health Security ...ReliefWeb
Africa: Blood Transfusion Can Spread Malaria - allAfrica.comAllAfrica.com
How a Christian charity working in West Africa has helped reduced malaria deaths to zeroChristianToday
Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) -domain-B
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