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Nigeria: 'Increase Budgetary Allocation for Malaria' - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 2, 2017 - 08:42

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Nigeria: 'Increase Budgetary Allocation for Malaria'
AllAfrica.com
The Federal Government and its partners have been enjoined to increase budgetary allocation for malaria. National Coordinator of the National Malaria Elimination Programme, (NMEP) of the Federal Ministry of Health, Dr Audu Bala Mohammed, made the ...
NNPC, Total partner Ogun in anti-malaria fightVanguard
Fidson calls for preventive action against malariaGistmaster (blog)
Promoting malaria awarenessNigeria Today
Entertainment Express -The Nation Newspaper
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Mother Earth Day and World Malaria Day - African Reporter

Malaria News Feeds - May 2, 2017 - 06:32

African Reporter

Mother Earth Day and World Malaria Day
African Reporter
You might think that is a funny day to have because malaria is not an issue in Ekurhuleni, but there are many areas in the world where it is a huge problem. How scary is this… according to UNICEF: “Malaria kills one child every 30 seconds, about 3 000 ...

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Africa: Keeping Anti-Malaria War On Global Agenda Key in Meeting 2030 Target - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 2, 2017 - 06:25

Africa: Keeping Anti-Malaria War On Global Agenda Key in Meeting 2030 Target
AllAfrica.com
The Ugandan government has stepped up distribution of treated bednets. CEO of Vestergaard, a firm that manufactures the nets, spoke to GAAKI KIGAMBO about ongoing efforts to fight malaria. In what ways is PermaNet 3.0 different from PermaNet 2.0?

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Malaria cases rise 50% after delays in spraying - Business Day (registration)

Malaria News Feeds - May 2, 2017 - 04:45

Business Day (registration)

Malaria cases rise 50% after delays in spraying
Business Day (registration)
The majority of the 2016-17 malaria cases were in Limpopo, which reported 1,648 patients confirmed with the disease and three deaths. An outbreak was reported in Thabazimbi and Lephalale, but there had been no further reports of local transmission in ...

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Discovering the deadly diversity of malaria - Pursuit

Malaria News Feeds - May 2, 2017 - 03:40

Pursuit

Discovering the deadly diversity of malaria
Pursuit
A new genetic fingerprinting technique has for the first time shown the huge genetic diversity of the malaria parasite, one of nature's most persistent and successful human pathogens. The technique proves a previously untestable hypothesis proposed ...

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Free treatment for Badagry residents during malaria awareness programme - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - May 2, 2017 - 03:22

Free treatment for Badagry residents during malaria awareness programme
Vanguard
INDIGENES of Badagry in Lagos State went home with sniles on their faces last week, at the end of a 2-day free treatment and public enlightenment exercise rolled out by the the Malaria Society of Nigeria in commemoration of 2017 World Malaria Day.

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NNPC, Total partner Ogun in anti-malaria fight - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 23:47

Vanguard

NNPC, Total partner Ogun in anti-malaria fight
Vanguard
Representative of Managing Directors of Total Nigeria Plc and Total Upstream company, Mr. Vincent Nadi, during the event said “increased prevention and control measures have led to a 29 percent reduction in malaria mortality rate globally since 2010.”.
Access Bank, groups urge scale-up of anti-malaria campaignThe Nation Newspaper
Fidson calls for preventive action against malariaNigeria Today

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Study shows dried leaves cure malaria - The Herald

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 22:15

Study shows dried leaves cure malaria
The Herald
An attending physician in a clinic in Congo has helped 18 people diagnosed with malaria to fully recover by just using dried leaves. Although it is not yet prescribed because it has not been approved yet, this attempt offers hope to address the problem ...

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Malaria Is On The Rise Among American Travelers - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 19:37

Huffington Post

Malaria Is On The Rise Among American Travelers
Huffington Post
Over recent decades, aggressive interventions in countries with malaria-carrying mosquitoes have reduced new cases of the disease and, more important, deaths from it. Still, in 2015, 438,000 people died from the disease worldwide, according to the ...
Malaria, wiped out in US, still plagues American travelersGeo News, Pakistan
Malaria fever can be cured naturally!! - The TeCakeThe TeCake
Mosquito-Borne Malaria Is On The Rise In The U.S., New Report SaysThe Inquisitr

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Spraying to help fight malaria in 4 counties - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 18:49

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Spraying to help fight malaria in 4 counties
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
The government is set to carry out a new round of Indoor Residue Spraying (IRS) in four Malaria endemic counties starting next year to curb spread of the killer disease. The IRS, which involves spraying walls, ceilings and other indoor resting places ...

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Children in Siaya receive safe malaria drug - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 16:01

Daily Nation

Children in Siaya receive safe malaria drug
Daily Nation
Children mark the World Malaria Day in Ahero, Kisumu, on April 25, 2013. Malaria is rife in western Kenya. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. The vaccine is being administered to infants and children aged between five to nine living in Siaya ...

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Malaria on Rise in US As Travelers Return with Disease - Yahoo News

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 15:01

Yahoo News

Malaria on Rise in US As Travelers Return with Disease
Yahoo News
More than 2,000 people in the U.S. return from visits abroad with malaria every year, a new report says. The report supports data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicating that malaria is on the rise in the U.S., and should ...

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In Kenya, the path to elimination of malaria is lined with good preventions - World Health Organization

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 14:57

World Health Organization

In Kenya, the path to elimination of malaria is lined with good preventions
World Health Organization
When it comes to malaria, the value of a broad range of prevention efforts may be most visible in Kenya, where 70% of the country's 46 million people are at risk. It is in this east African nation that a variety of preventive measures, tailored to meet ...

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Gene Variant Triggers Autoimmunity, Protects Against Malaria - Medscape

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 12:33

Medscape

Gene Variant Triggers Autoimmunity, Protects Against Malaria
Medscape
A gene variant that increases risk for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and multiple sclerosis (MS) may protect against malaria, according to findings published in the April 27 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The variant may also ...

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World's First Malaria Vaccine Will Soon Be Tested in Africa - Care2.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 12:02

Care2.com

World's First Malaria Vaccine Will Soon Be Tested in Africa
Care2.com
The World Health Organization has announced that it will roll out its anti-malaria vaccine to Ghana, Kenya and Malawi as part of a new trial scheme. The malaria vaccine — the first to reach the pilot stage — will be released in 2018 as a means to ...
Africa: Let's Re-Energise the Fight Against Malaria - allAfrica.comAllAfrica.com
Malaria breakthrough will boost trade in Africa | IOLIndependent Online
World's first malaria vaccine will be available next yearGuardian (blog)
Financial Times -Vanguard
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Malaria still a threat - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 11:16

Malaria still a threat
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
A forty-year-old soldier of Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) died of malaria on the eve of World Malaria Day on April 24 in Gelephu. This is the first reported malaria death in the country since 2013. The death comes at the time when department of public health ...

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Malaria, wiped out in US, still plagues American travelers - Geo News, Pakistan

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 09:42

Geo News, Pakistan

Malaria, wiped out in US, still plagues American travelers
Geo News, Pakistan
US public health officials declared victory over malaria in 1951, but the mosquito-borne disease continues to infect and kill American travellers, a new study shows. From 2000 through 2014, more than 22,000 people with malaria were hospitalised in the ...
Mosquito-Borne Malaria Is On The Rise In The U.S., New Report SaysThe Inquisitr

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Zimbabwe: Zim, Zambia Sign MOU On Malaria Control - allAfrica.com - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 06:33

Zimbabwe: Zim, Zambia Sign MOU On Malaria Control - allAfrica.com
AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe and Zambia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on technical cooperation in malaria control and elimination. The agreement will ...

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Association to conduct free malaria test - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - May 1, 2017 - 02:25

Association to conduct free malaria test
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
He said residents of the state would be tested and if diagnosed with the parasite, drugs would be given alongside free treated mosquito nets for malaria prevention. According to him, the test is necessary as self medication without proper test has ...

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