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Malaria control in African schools dramatically cuts infection and reduces risk of anemia - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 22:44

Malaria control in African schools dramatically cuts infection and reduces risk of anemia
EurekAlert (press release)
Schools that provide prevention education, insecticide-treated nets and antimalarial treatment, in regions where malaria is highly seasonal, could reduce the risk of schoolchildren developing anaemia and improve their cognitive performance, according ...
Protect African pupils from malaria to tackle anaemia, boost learning - researchersReuters

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Inequalities in malaria research funding in sub-Saharan Africa - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 22:44

Inequalities in malaria research funding in sub-Saharan Africa
EurekAlert (press release)
A quarter of countries in sub-Saharan Africa receive very little funding for research into malaria despite having high malaria-related death rates. In a new study, led by the University of Southampton and published in The Lancet Global Health ...

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Protect African pupils from malaria to tackle anaemia, boost learning - researchers - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 22:36

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Protect African pupils from malaria to tackle anaemia, boost learning - researchers
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Children in Mali who benefited from these three measures from their teachers were 95 percent less likely to be infected with malaria parasites and 44 percent less at risk of being anaemic than those who only received bed nets, according to the study.

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Protect African pupils from malaria to tackle anaemia, boost... - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 22:36

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Protect African pupils from malaria to tackle anaemia, boost...
Thomson Reuters Foundation
DAKAR, June 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Providing African pupils with antimalarial drugs, insecticide-treated bed nets and education about preventing ...

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Inequalities in malaria research funding in sub-Saharan Africa - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 22:33

Inequalities in malaria research funding in sub-Saharan Africa
EurekAlert (press release)
A quarter of countries in sub-Saharan Africa receive very little funding for research into malaria despite having high malaria-related death rates. In a new study, led by the University of Southampton and published in The Lancet Global Health ...

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Malaria control in African schools dramatically cuts infection and reduces risk of anemia - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 22:32

Malaria control in African schools dramatically cuts infection and reduces risk of anemia
EurekAlert (press release)
Schools that provide prevention education, insecticide-treated nets and antimalarial treatment, in regions where malaria is highly seasonal, could reduce the risk of schoolchildren developing anaemia and improve their cognitive performance, according ...

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Protect African pupils from malaria to tackle anaemia, boost learning - researchers - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 22:32

Protect African pupils from malaria to tackle anaemia, boost learning - researchers
Daily Mail
The study showed these benefits lasted until the beginning of the next malaria transmission season, suggesting a single annual dose of antimalarial drugs could help protect children from anaemia during the entire school year, she added. By reducing the ...

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Inequalities in malaria research funding in sub-Saharan Africa - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 22:30

Medical Xpress

Inequalities in malaria research funding in sub-Saharan Africa
Medical Xpress
"However, new investment in malaria research and development in these areas can encourage the development of improved health systems," Dr Head said. "Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa simply do not have an established research infrastructure and ...

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Inform about new dengue, malaria patients, private medical centres told - The Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 20:16

Inform about new dengue, malaria patients, private medical centres told
The Tribune
In a new set of instructions for private diagnostic labs and hospitals, the Health Department has asked them to inform its officials about the arrival of any new dengue and malaria patient at their centres. Health officials said information about ...

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Awareness camp on malaria control held - The Echo of India

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 19:23

Awareness camp on malaria control held
The Echo of India
June 2017 is being observed as Anti Malaria month and this year theme is “Malaria Control Everyone's Concerned”. As such, an awareness camp was held in the Panchayat hall, Tushnabad on Wednesday, in which Ms. Mary Jasinta, Pradhan, Tushnabad ...

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Regional experts discuss malaria elimination by 2030 - Xinhua

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 15:29

Regional experts discuss malaria elimination by 2030
Xinhua
VIENTIANE, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Regional experts are gathering in Lao capital Vientiane to discuss the control and elimination of malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) by 2030 at a three-day workshop being held from Wednesday to Friday.

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Mosquito bite warning: Malaria can cause THIS life-changing side-effect - Express.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 12:37

Express.co.uk

Mosquito bite warning: Malaria can cause THIS life-changing side-effect
Express.co.uk
Mosquito bite warning: Malaria can cause THIS life-changing side-effect. MOSQUITO bites are unpleasant, but usually harmless. However, on some occasions mosquitos can infect humans with malaria. By Lauren Clark. PUBLISHED: 13:24, Wed, Jun 28, ...

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Malaria rampant, over 6k cases registered so far - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 06:19

The New Indian Express

Malaria rampant, over 6k cases registered so far
The New Indian Express
Till date, over 6,000 malaria cases have been registered in the State. The supply of mosquito nets in agency areas has not been implemented yet and fogging measures are also not being carried out on a regular basis. Malaria fevers are rampant in ...

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GMC issues notices to vacant plot owners to prevent malaria - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - June 28, 2017 - 02:31

GMC issues notices to vacant plot owners to prevent malaria
The New Indian Express
GUNTUR: As part of its anti-malaria activity, Guntur Municipal Corporation (GMC) has started issuing notices to vacant site owners. Collector K Sasidhar directed GMC officials to issue notices to vacant site owners in the city. GMC identified over 1 ...

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Two suspected malaria deaths in Agency - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - June 27, 2017 - 19:31

Two suspected malaria deaths in Agency
The Hindu
Two persons from Agency areas of the district died reportedly due to malaria. Meghana (11) of Sundruputtu of Paderu mandal was suffering from anaemia and jaundice for sometime. She died while being shifted to King George Hospital on Monday. It's learnt ...

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Threatened US foreign aid program prevents malaria from killing kids in Africa - Humanosphere

Malaria News Feeds - June 27, 2017 - 19:10

Humanosphere

Threatened US foreign aid program prevents malaria from killing kids in Africa
Humanosphere
Trump proposes slashing funding for the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) by nearly half, 44 percent. The PMI was launched by the George W. Bush administration to reduce the spread of malaria around the world. Research published in the medical ...

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40 cases of malaria recorded in June as dengue threat looms large over Delhi - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - June 27, 2017 - 18:04

Hindustan Times

40 cases of malaria recorded in June as dengue threat looms large over Delhi
Hindustan Times
A total of 113 cases of malaria have been recorded since January this year by the corporations, of which 70 are from Delhi. This is higher than the number of malaria cases recorded during the same period in previous years. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO).

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New gene editing technique could drive out mosquito-borne disease

Science Daily - Malaria - June 27, 2017 - 17:44
Scientists have demonstrated a way to edit the genome of disease-carrying mosquitoes that brings us closer to suppressing them on a continental scale.
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WHO lauds Africa's progress in malaria, HIV control - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - June 27, 2017 - 16:38

Daily Trust

WHO lauds Africa's progress in malaria, HIV control
Daily Trust
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for Africa, in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, said malaria incidence and mortality rates had declined by 42 per cent and 66 per cent respectively between 2000 and 2015. Moeti made the commendation in ...
Africa Needs to Act Now to Safeguard the Health of its YouthAllAfrica.com
Technology can accelerate universal healthcare in Africa: WHOHimalayan Times

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