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PAHO/WHO recognizes Costa Rica, El Salvador and Suriname for drastically reducing malaria cases and deaths in the ... - Pan American Health Organization

Malaria News Feeds - November 20, 2016 - 18:10

PAHO/WHO recognizes Costa Rica, El Salvador and Suriname for drastically reducing malaria cases and deaths in the ...
Pan American Health Organization
Washington, DC, November 3, 2016 (PAHO/WHO) - Fifteen years ago, malaria afflicted about 2,000 people in Costa Rica. The country's control efforts paid off and since 2013 the country has reported no autochthonous cases of the disease. For these ...

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WHO gains funds needed to launch pilot implementation of malaria vaccine - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - November 20, 2016 - 16:12

WHO gains funds needed to launch pilot implementation of malaria vaccine
Healio
A $15 million grant from The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will go toward a project that allows WHO and its partners to introduce a malaria vaccine candidate in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a press release.

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Could A New Pill Change The game for Malaria Treatment? - Dispatch Tribunal

Malaria News Feeds - November 20, 2016 - 15:43

The Siver Times

Could A New Pill Change The game for Malaria Treatment?
Dispatch Tribunal
A team of scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Massachusetts, have just announced progress on a new malaria treatment. This is a pill that remains in the stomach to release its medicine over a ...
Health: an experimental pill against malariaThe Siver Times

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India May Get It's Own Malaria Drug By 2018 - Indiatimes.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 20, 2016 - 13:01

Indiatimes.com

India May Get It's Own Malaria Drug By 2018
Indiatimes.com
Spending on malaria rose to $2.7 billion annually in 2015 from $130 million in 2000. Investment towards drug R&D alone has grown from $4 million in 1999 to over $750 million by end of 2015. Africa, South America and countries in Southeast Asia are also ...

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African Targets to End AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030 - NTA News

Malaria News Feeds - November 20, 2016 - 08:55

NTA News

African Targets to End AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030
NTA News
The African Union meeting with its strategic regional and continental partners in Johannesburg two weeks back mapped out key actions and priorities for joint action to implement the Catalytic Framework to end AIDS, TB and Eliminate Malaria by 2030.

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Home Africa World's First Malaria Vaccine Due to Launch in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2018 - Atlanta Black Star

Malaria News Feeds - November 19, 2016 - 17:07

Atlanta Black Star

Home Africa World's First Malaria Vaccine Due to Launch in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2018
Atlanta Black Star
mllaria-min The world's first malaria vaccine, RTS,S, will be rolled out in pilot projects in sub-Saharan Africa, the World Health Organization disclosed late on Thursday. The WHO is expected to name countries to be involved in the pilot program soon.
World's first malaria vaccine soonGovernance Now (blog)

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Malaria Medical director renews call for use of mosquito nets in Zaria - Pulse Nigeria

Malaria News Feeds - November 19, 2016 - 15:39

Pulse Nigeria

Malaria Medical director renews call for use of mosquito nets in Zaria
Pulse Nigeria
The Medical Director of Gambo Sawaba General Hospital, Zaria, Dr Habila Shehu, has advised the people to imbibe the culture of sleeping under mosquito nets to curb malaria attack. Shehu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Zaria on Saturday that ...

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Global push to eradicate malaria boosted by $29M grant - University of California

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 23:09

University of California

Global push to eradicate malaria boosted by $29M grant
University of California
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded UC San Francisco's Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) a four-year grant of $29 million to accelerate malaria elimination in Asia Pacific and Southern Africa and advance malaria ...
World's First Malaria Vaccine to Be Piloted in Africa in 2018Newsweek
World's 1st malaria vaccine to start pilot studies in AfricaCBC.ca
GSK malaria vaccine set for pilot studies with $15M commitment: WHOFiercePharma
Vanguard -AFKInsider -Managed Care magazine
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Researchers Discover Protein That Facilitates Immunity Against Malaria - Contagionlive.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 22:07

Researchers Discover Protein That Facilitates Immunity Against Malaria
Contagionlive.com
However, a discovery by researchers at Houston Methodist, a hospital system that includes academic and research centers in addition to medical facilities, has generated a significant amount of optimism in efforts to eradicate malaria. In a study ...

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Surviving Malaria in West Africa to Surf the Best Waves of My Life - TheInertia.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 21:54

TheInertia.com

Surviving Malaria in West Africa to Surf the Best Waves of My Life
TheInertia.com
In may I started a 5 month journey along the west coast of Africa by bus and taxi. I gave myself a mission: as an African and a human being, I would bring water filters to people in need. I crowdfunded money from people that I met through surfing ...

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MIT Researchers Invented Long-Acting Drug For Possible Malaria, HIV, TB Cure - iTech Post

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 20:29

Times of India

MIT Researchers Invented Long-Acting Drug For Possible Malaria, HIV, TB Cure
iTech Post
Model of the drug was used to deliver ivermectin along with anti-malaria treatments to 70 percent of the population, and malaria transmission could be cut by as much as it would have been if 90 percent had been treated with anti-malaria treatments alone.
The biter bitThe Economist
Novel ultra-long acting pill may aid in malaria eliminationTimes of India
Long-acting malaria pill a step closerThe Indian Express
Infection Control Today -CTV News
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Bed nets best option against malaria: WHO - Deccan Herald

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 20:10

Deccan Herald

Bed nets best option against malaria: WHO
Deccan Herald
Countries that used this measure have low infection. Though they remind everyone of a bygone era, bed nets continue to be the best weapon against malaria, a World Health Organisation-backed research has found. A five-year investigation has unearthed ...

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Africa could be Malaria free from 2018 - Ventures Africa

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 14:46

Africa could be Malaria free from 2018
Ventures Africa
Indications have shown that sub-Saharan Africa could be malaria free in the next two years following the announcement of plans to stage the test of the world's first malaria vaccine in 2018. The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Thursday ...

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Africa could be Malaria free from 2018 - Ventures Africa

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 14:46

Ventures Africa

Africa could be Malaria free from 2018
Ventures Africa
Indications have shown that sub-Saharan Africa could be malaria free in the next two years following the announcement of plans to stage the test of the world's first malaria vaccine in 2018. The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Thursday ...

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World's First Malaria Vaccine to Be Piloted in Africa in 2018 - Newsweek

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 12:47

Newsweek

World's First Malaria Vaccine to Be Piloted in Africa in 2018
Newsweek
The world's first malaria vaccine will be piloted across sub-Saharan Africa in 2018 after $15 million in funding was approved, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced. The vaccine is known as RTS,S or Mosquirix and has been developed by ...
Global Push to Eradicate Malaria Boosted by $29M Grant to Malaria ...UCSF News Services
World's First Malaria Vaccine Set To Rollout in 2018The Voice Online
Dosing of GSK's malaria vaccine due to start in 2018PMLiVE
PharmaTimes -Healthcare Today
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Top military physician skeptical about toxicity of malaria medication - The Globe and Mail

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 10:00

Top military physician skeptical about toxicity of malaria medication
The Globe and Mail
Until we have greater information and evidence to support this hypothesis, we risk making decisions that could be wrong decisions,” Dr. MacKay said. “And by making those decisions, we could be removing a viable anti-malarial medication from use in the ...

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Novel ultra-long acting pill may aid in malaria elimination - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 09:10

Times of India

Novel ultra-long acting pill may aid in malaria elimination
Times of India
Researchers in the US have developed a new ultra long-acting pill that can remain in the stomach for up to two weeks after being swallowed and aid in elimination of malaria. The study found that the sustained therapeutic dose of a drug called ...
Long-acting malaria pill a step closerThe Indian Express
Ultra Long-Acting Pill Offers New Hope in Eliminating MalariaInfection Control Today
Progress toward long-acting malaria pill: studyCTV News
FierceBiotech
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Most rapid diagnostic tests fail to detect P. falciparum malaria parasites in asymptomatic children - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 04:07

Most rapid diagnostic tests fail to detect P. falciparum malaria parasites in asymptomatic children
News-Medical.net
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has one of the highest rates of people living with malaria. Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) account for more than 70 percent of diagnostic testing for malaria in Africa. Most rapid test diagnostics rely on the ...

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Long-acting malaria pill a step closer - Mumbai Mirror

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 02:32

CTV News

Long-acting malaria pill a step closer
Mumbai Mirror
Scientists have developed a new drug capsule that remains in the stomach for up to two weeks after being swallowed, gradually releasing its payload, paving the way for a long-acting pill that may effectively treat malaria and many other diseases. This ...
Progress toward long-acting malaria pill: studyCTV News
'Ultralong-acting' pill delivers malaria drug for 14 daysFierceBiotech
Ultra-long acting pill offers new hope in eliminating malariaMedical Xpress
CIDRAP -News Recorder -The Guardian
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Global Push to Eradicate Malaria Boosted by $29M Grant to Malaria Elimination Initiative - UCSF News Services

Malaria News Feeds - November 18, 2016 - 02:18

Global Push to Eradicate Malaria Boosted by $29M Grant to Malaria Elimination Initiative
UCSF News Services
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded UCSF's Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) a four-year grant of $29 million to accelerate malaria elimination in Asia Pacific and Southern Africa and advance malaria eradication ...

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