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World's First Malaria Vaccine Coming to Africa in 2018 - Big Think (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 17:23

Big Think (blog)

World's First Malaria Vaccine Coming to Africa in 2018
Big Think (blog)
Malaria was eradicated in the United States by 1951, yet there were still an estimated 438,000 deaths worldwide from malaria in 2015. 90% of these deaths occurred in Africa, with 292,000 children dying before the age of five. This week, the World ...
$9.6 million grant fuels UCI malaria control research in AfricaUCI News
In four doses: On malaria vaccinesThe Hindu
Gambia: NMCP Commemorates World Malaria Day in NbrAllAfrica.com
Coastweek -World Health Organization -World Health Organization
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Drugs for Malaria: the Challenge of Resistance to Front Line Therapy in Control and Elimination - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 17:09

Drugs for Malaria: the Challenge of Resistance to Front Line Therapy in Control and Elimination
PLoS Blogs (blog)
In honor of World Malaria Day, Kasturi Haldar, Editor-in-Chief of PLOS Pathogens comments on the challenge of resistance to frontline drugs in malaria treatment, control, and elimination on the path to eradication. From 2010-2015 new malaria cases and ...

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Malaria, wiped out in US, still plagues American travelers - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 15:44

Reuters

Malaria, wiped out in US, still plagues American travelers
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - U.S. public health officials declared victory over malaria in 1951, but the mosquito-borne disease continues to infect and kill American travelers, a new study shows. From 2000 through 2014, more than 22,000 people with malaria were ...
FT Health: Moving beyond malariaFinancial Times

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Gambia: PS Ceesay Says Malaria Control Requires Joint ... - All Africa - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 15:31

Daily News & Analysis

Gambia: PS Ceesay Says Malaria Control Requires Joint ... - All Africa
AllAfrica.com
Dawda Ceesay, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has stated that Malaria control requires joint partnership, as the task for ...
Screening for malaria is important: Dr AC Dhariwal | Latest News ...Daily News & Analysis
Zam,Zim sign Malaria deal | Zambia National Broadcasting ...ZNBC

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FT Health: Moving beyond malaria - Financial Times

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 14:20

Financial Times

FT Health: Moving beyond malaria
Financial Times
In a small clinic in New Abirim in southern Ghana, doctors we met were worried about two issues: a surge in chronic diseases and the continued burden of malaria. As an FT special report on malaria shows, despite substantial progress in tackling the ...

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Malaria warning for travelling South Africans - East Coast Radio

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 12:35

East Coast Radio

Malaria warning for travelling South Africans
East Coast Radio
According to a recent report by the Health Department, malaria-related infections in the country increased to more than 20 000 between August 2015 and January this year. Netcare 911's Chris Botha says malaria is usually detected at a late stage, and ...
$9.6 million grant fuels UCI malaria control research in AfricaUCI News
In four doses: On malaria vaccinesThe Hindu
Gambia: NMCP Commemorates World Malaria Day in NbrAllAfrica.com
Coastweek -Konbini US
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Be aware of the threat of malaria when travelling - Boksburg Advertiser

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 10:06

Boksburg Advertiser

Be aware of the threat of malaria when travelling
Boksburg Advertiser
“If you have already visited the area and have a risk of contracting malaria, we have added a poster of the signs and symptoms that could present themself. “Please take care and if you or your family show any signs listed, please do not hesitate to ...

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Drug developed at UCT may help eradicate malaria - Herald live

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 08:52

Herald live

Drug developed at UCT may help eradicate malaria
Herald live
“The ability of MMV048 to block all lifecycle stages of the malaria parasite, offer protection against infection as well as the potential to block transmission of the parasite from person to person suggests that this compound could contribute to the ...
Malaria research may help develop new drugsBusiness Day (registration)

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Malaria still an epidemic in Burundi - IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 08:38

IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Malaria still an epidemic in Burundi
IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)
The situation of malaria still calls for more control actions a month after the disease was declared an epidemic on 13 March by the Ministry of public Health. Dionise Nizigiyimana, the Director of the National Integrated Programme for the Fight against ...

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Malaria research may help develop new drugs - Business Day (registration)

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 03:54

Business Day (registration)

Malaria research may help develop new drugs
Business Day (registration)
The information may help other scientists in their quest to find new and better antimalaria drugs. Despite advances in controlling the mosquitoes that transmit malaria, the parasite infected 214-million people worldwide and caused 438,000 deaths in ...

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Screening for malaria is important: Dr AC Dhariwal | Latest News ... - Daily News & Analysis

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 02:50

Daily News & Analysis

Screening for malaria is important: Dr AC Dhariwal | Latest News ...
Daily News & Analysis
The Union Health Ministry recently launched the National Framework for Malaria Elimination in India 2016-2030 that aims to eliminate malaria by 2030.
Zam,Zim sign Malaria deal | Zambia National Broadcasting ...ZNBC

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Malaria: Bayelsa assures donor agencies of judicious use of funds - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2017 - 00:30

Vanguard

Malaria: Bayelsa assures donor agencies of judicious use of funds
Vanguard
The state Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John-Jonah (retd) stated this during this year's World Malaria Day celebration in Yenagoa. He said that the state government was repositioning the primary healthcare delivery system through various ...

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More teeth for fight against malaria as Publix Pharmaceutical launches Publitem - BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 23:21

BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

More teeth for fight against malaria as Publix Pharmaceutical launches Publitem
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Publix Pharmaceuticals Nigeria Limited has joined the fight against malaria by introducing into the Nigeria market a top of the range, high quality World Health Organisation (WHO)-recommended ACT formulation 80/480 Publitem tablets and suspension.

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$9.6 million grant fuels UCI malaria control research in Africa - UCI News

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 19:02

UCI News

$9.6 million grant fuels UCI malaria control research in Africa
UCI News
Irvine, Calif., April 27, 2017 — A University of California, Irvine study on the impact of environmental changes on malaria in sub-Saharan Africa has been awarded up to $9.6 million over seven years from the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious ...

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In four doses: On malaria vaccines - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 18:52

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In four doses: On malaria vaccines
The Hindu
Beginning next year, the World Health Organisation will begin pilot tests of the injectable malaria vaccine RTS,S (or Mosquirix) on 750,000 children aged 5-17 months in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi. The vaccine has been successfully put through a Phase III ...
$9.6 million grant fuels UCI malaria control research in AfricaUCI News
We must keep up the fight against MalariaThe Standard (press release)
Correction: Africa-Malaria Vaccine storyABC News
World Health Organization -World Health Organization
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Drug-resistant malaria can be cured by plant therapy in Africa - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 15:44

The Indian Express

Drug-resistant malaria can be cured by plant therapy in Africa
The Indian Express
In a stunningly successful trial, scientists report they cured 18 critically-ill patients suffering from drug-resistant malaria with tablets made from dried leaves of the Chinese plant Artemisia annua (also known as sweet wormwood). The Dried Leaves ...
Drug-resistant malaria cures by plant therapy: studyDeccan Chronicle
WPI professor pioneers plant-based malaria treatment - News ...Worcester Telegram
Dried Asian Leaf Tablets Cured Patients of Drug-Resistant MalariaNDTV

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NGO facilitates malaria prevention in 10000 employees of ExxonMobil company - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 15:14

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

NGO facilitates malaria prevention in 10000 employees of ExxonMobil company
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Dr Patrick Adah, the Africare Director, Malaria Programme, disclosed this on Thursday in Ibeno Council Area of Akwa Ibom during a medical outreach, organised to mark 2017 World Malaria Day. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the outreach ...
5000 persons get training on malaria preventionNews Agency of Nigeria (press release)
Akwa Ibom Govt. Provides Free Anti Malaria Drugs To HospitalsCHANNELS TELEVISION

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The Next Plague: Leishmaniasis - The World's Second Greatest Parasitic Killer, After Malaria - American Council on Science and Health

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 15:00

American Council on Science and Health

The Next Plague: Leishmaniasis - The World's Second Greatest Parasitic Killer, After Malaria
American Council on Science and Health
These diseases include malaria, Leishmaniasis, African sleeping sickness, Chagas disease, giardia, pneumocystis carinii, toxoplasmosis, cryptosporidium and Entamoeba histolytica. Malaria is a massive global health problem. Each year 450 million people ...

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Vaccine, major breakthrough in roll-back malaria programme - BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 14:55

BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Vaccine, major breakthrough in roll-back malaria programme
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Catherine Falade, a consultant pharmacologist at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says the first malaria vaccine still undergoing clinical trial is a major breakthrough in roll-back malaria programme. The vaccine — RTS,S with trade name ...

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Dried Asian Leaf Tablets Cured Patients of Drug-Resistant Malaria - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 12:24

NDTV

Dried Asian Leaf Tablets Cured Patients of Drug-Resistant Malaria
NDTV
18 patients suffering from malaria were reported ill in the North Kivu province of Congo. On not responding to the standard malaria medications they were put on a course of drugs made out of dried leaves of an Asian plant called Artemisia annua also ...
WPI professor pioneers plant-based malaria treatment - News ...Worcester Telegram
Drug-resistant malaria cures by plant therapy: studyDeccan Chronicle
Serious malaria cases cured by plant therapy in AfricaEconomic Times

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