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Malaria: India bans antibody detection test kits - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - April 6, 2018 - 02:16

Malaria: India bans antibody detection test kits
Times of India
CHENNAI: The Union health ministry has prohibited the manufacture, sale and distribution of antibody detecting rapid diagnostic tests used for routine diagnosis of malaria after it was found that the test was triggering false alarms. Recommended By ...

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GBCHealth Presents Awards to Companies for Leadership on Ending Malaria - CSRwire.com (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 18:40

CSRwire.com (press release)

GBCHealth Presents Awards to Companies for Leadership on Ending Malaria
CSRwire.com (press release)
ACCRA, Ghana, Apr. 05 /CSRwire/ - This evening, GBCHealth's Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), alongside the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project (PSMP) at John Hopkins Center for Communication, UK Aid and the National Malaria Control ...

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Infertility Gene In Mosquitoes To Curb Malaria - UrduPoint News

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 18:40

UrduPoint News

Infertility Gene In Mosquitoes To Curb Malaria
UrduPoint News
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Apr, 2018 ):For the first time, researchers led by the Imperial College London, have genetically modified malarial mosquitoes so that they carry a gene that disrupts egg production in female mosquitoes ...

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GBCHealth Presents Awards to Companies for Leadership on Ending Malaria - Triple Pundit (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 18:30

Triple Pundit (blog)

GBCHealth Presents Awards to Companies for Leadership on Ending Malaria
Triple Pundit (blog)
ACCRA, Ghana, April 5, 2018 /CSRwire/ – This evening, GBCHealth's Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), alongside the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project (PSMP) at John Hopkins Center for Communication, UK Aid and the National Malaria ...
CAMA, PSMP award five organisations for combating malaria in ...BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

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USAID supports Ghana Malaria Campaign with 1000 Samsung ... - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 14:33

GhanaWeb

USAID supports Ghana Malaria Campaign with 1000 Samsung ...
GhanaWeb
The United States Agency for International Development has presented 1000 pieces of Samsung Galaxy tablets to the National Malaria Control Program through the Ghana Health Service. The tablets which have a Ghanaian developed app, NetAPP, installed on ...

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Mefloquine effectively prevents malaria during pregnancy but is not well tolerated - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 14:32

EurekAlert (press release)

Mefloquine effectively prevents malaria during pregnancy but is not well tolerated
EurekAlert (press release)
For this reason, it is recommended that pregnant women living in malaria-endemic areas take preventive measures including an antimalarial treatment. Sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) is the currently used treatment but drug-resistant parasites have ...

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CAMA, PSMP award five organisations for combating malaria in Africa - BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 13:03

BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

CAMA, PSMP award five organisations for combating malaria in Africa
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
The GBCHealth's Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) alongside the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project (PSMP) at John Hopkins Center for Communication, UK Aid and the National Malaria Control Programme of the Ghana Health Services, have ...

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Museveni pins MOH on malaria - KFM

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 12:53

KFM

Museveni pins MOH on malaria
KFM
While launching the Mass Action against Malaria at parliament this afternoon, president said that Uganda has been able to eliminate all most all killer disease, thus existence of malaria can't be justified. He said that all methods of controlling and ...

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Nigeria Loses N300b Annually to Prevention, Treatment of Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 06:15

Nigeria Loses N300b Annually to Prevention, Treatment of Malaria
AllAfrica.com
Abuja — Nigeria loses an estimated N300 billion annually to treatment and prevention, including loss of man-hours annually to malaria, the National Malaria Eradication Programme (NMEP) has stated. It said Artemisinin-based Cobination Therapy (ACTs ...

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ICAP Expands its Support for Ethiopia's Ongoing Malaria Control Efforts - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 05:41

ICAP Expands its Support for Ethiopia's Ongoing Malaria Control Efforts
ReliefWeb
After nearly a decade of providing critical support to Ethiopia in its ongoing efforts to combat malaria, ICAP at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health will be raising its level of response through a new five-year, $25 million ...

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Africa: New Malaria Drug Makes Human Blood Toxic to Mosquitoes - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 05:06

AllAfrica.com

Africa: New Malaria Drug Makes Human Blood Toxic to Mosquitoes
AllAfrica.com
There is a new ray of hope in the fight against Africa's most endemic killer, Malaria, as a new research discovers a pill that can make human blood poisonous to mosquitoes and even kill the blood-sucking insect. The new discovery by a group of ...
Researchers hope drug could make blood poisonous to mosquitoesWCNC.com

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Africa: New Malaria Drug Makes Human Blood Toxic to Mosquitoes - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 05:06

WCNC.com

Africa: New Malaria Drug Makes Human Blood Toxic to Mosquitoes
AllAfrica.com
There is a new ray of hope in the fight against Africa's most endemic killer, Malaria, as a new research discovers a pill that can make human blood poisonous to mosquitoes and even kill the blood-sucking insect. The new discovery by a group of ...
Researchers hope drug could make blood poisonous to mosquitoesWCNC.com

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Africare project records high uptake of malaria testing, treatment, care - Guardian (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 03:44

Guardian (blog)

Africare project records high uptake of malaria testing, treatment, care
Guardian (blog)
We feel confident that our work to increase community knowledge, improve practices of health care workers, and improve malaria treatment and care, will have a lasting impact on the goal to eliminate malaria.” Mallet said Africare's multi-pronged ...

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A thousand shots for nets to prevent malaria - Springfield News-Leader

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 02:34

Springfield News-Leader

A thousand shots for nets to prevent malaria
Springfield News-Leader
After bringing me a rebound, he went with his group to look at mosquito nets on display, to visit with an African student at Missouri State and see a DVD about malaria in southern Africa. A local Methodist pastor gave information to the kids. They ...

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Government bans antibody rapid test kits for malaria - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2018 - 00:24

Government bans antibody rapid test kits for malaria
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: The Union Health Ministry has banned the use of Antibody Detecting Rapid Diagnostic Tests for routine diagnosis of Malaria. A gazette notification, dated March 23, prohibits the manufacture, sale and distribution of these kits. The order ...

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Nigeria Loses N300b Annually to Prevention, Treatment of Malaria - THISDAY Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - April 4, 2018 - 23:18

THISDAY Newspapers

Nigeria Loses N300b Annually to Prevention, Treatment of Malaria
THISDAY Newspapers
This was revealed by the National Coordinator of NMEP, Dr. Audu Bala Mohammed, during the first quarter media chat organised by NMEP and wit the theme “Use of montherapy for the treatment of malaria: it's implications for the elimination of malaria ...
Africare project records high uptake of malaria testing, treatment, careGuardian (blog)

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New malaria drug makes human blood toxic to mosquitoes - Premium Times

Malaria News Feeds - April 4, 2018 - 19:05

Premium Times

New malaria drug makes human blood toxic to mosquitoes
Premium Times
There is a new ray of hope in the fight against Africa's most endemic killer, Malaria, as a new research discovers a pill that can make human blood poisonous to mosquitoes and even kill the blood-sucking insect. The new discovery by a group of ...

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Expanding support for Ethiopia's malaria control efforts - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 4, 2018 - 18:48

Expanding support for Ethiopia's malaria control efforts
EurekAlert (press release)
April 4, 2018 -- After nearly a decade of providing critical support to Ethiopia in its ongoing efforts to combat malaria, ICAP at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health will be raising its level of response through a new five-year, $25 ...

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Fighting malaria with ivermectin: What if we made our blood poisonous to mosquitoes? - Genetic Literacy Project

Malaria News Feeds - April 4, 2018 - 12:00

Genetic Literacy Project

Fighting malaria with ivermectin: What if we made our blood poisonous to mosquitoes?
Genetic Literacy Project
Ivermectin was developed in the early 1980s as a drug to fight parasites that cause river blindness and elephantiasis. [Researcher Menno] Smit and his colleagues hope it can also help eradicate malaria. In their study, the researchers demonstrate that ...

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Malaria is a disease we can all help to wipe out - Evening Standard

Malaria News Feeds - April 4, 2018 - 11:09

Evening Standard

Malaria is a disease we can all help to wipe out
Evening Standard
Next time you find yourself with a G&T in hand, you might be surprised to know that you're holding something of a medical marvel. Back in the 19th century, British soldiers in the tropics were instructed to take a daily ration of quinine — a naturally ...

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