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Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for malaria charity - The Courier

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 12:24

The Courier

Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for malaria charity
The Courier
The T-shirt worn by Andy Murray when he won Wimbledon has raised £10,000 for charity. Proceeds from the sale of the signed and framed shirt will go to Malaria No More UK, via CharityStars, which works to bring an end to the preventable disease.
Andy Murray auction raises £10000 for malaria charityThird Force News

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Chickens to aid in fight against malaria - WorldPoultry.net

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 12:09

WorldPoultry.net

Chickens to aid in fight against malaria
WorldPoultry.net
Addis Ababa University's Habte Tekie, who worked on the research, said that the compounds from the smell of the chicken can be extracted and could work as a repellent and aid in the fight against malaria. Researchers from the Swedish University of ...

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Andy Murray Wimbledon shirt raises £10,000 for malaria charity ... - Scotsman

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 11:33

Andy Murray Wimbledon shirt raises £10,000 for malaria charity ...
Scotsman
THE T-shirt worn by Scots tennis star Andy Murray when he won Wimbledon has raised £10,000 for charity. Proceeds from the sale of the signed and framed ...

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Q&A: A malaria-free Africa is in sight - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 10:31

Q&A: A malaria-free Africa is in sight
Thomson Reuters Foundation
His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, who served as President of the United Republic of Tanzania from December 2005 to October 2015, is the founding Chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA). He speaks about the extraordinary progress in the fight ...

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Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for Malaria charity - Herald Scotland

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 10:29

Herald Scotland

Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for Malaria charity
Herald Scotland
Helen Mabberley, head of fundraising at Malaria No More UK, said: "We're hugely grateful to Andy Murray for donating his winning Wimbledon shirt, and to CharityStars for helping run an online auction that capitalised on the excitement generated by Andy ...
Andy Murray auction raises £10000 for malaria charityThird Force News

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Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for Malaria charity - Herald Scotland

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 10:28

Herald Scotland

Andy Murray's Wimbledon shirt raises £10000 for Malaria charity
Herald Scotland
Please bid generously.'' Murray has been supporting the Malaria charity since 2009 and wore the Malaria No More logo on his sleeve throughout this year's Wimbledon tournament. The charity aims to make malaria a thing of the past and save millions of ...
Andy Murray auction raises £10,000 for malaria charity - Third Force ...Third Force News

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How the Global Fund's TRP is helping eliminate HIV, TB and malaria as public health threats - Devex

Malaria News Feeds - August 3, 2016 - 07:24

Devex

How the Global Fund's TRP is helping eliminate HIV, TB and malaria as public health threats
Devex
Health worker Nancy Gwarisala takes blood samples of villagers of Gegema, Solomon Islands, as part of a program supported by the Global Fund and its partners to prevent, detect and treat malaria in the country. Photo by: John Rae / The Global Fund.

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Infections with the parasitic worm W bancrofti associated with increased risk of HIV infection, according to Tanzanian study

Science Daily - Malaria - August 2, 2016 - 23:26
People infected with a parasitic worm called Wuchereria bancrofti in areas where HIV is endemic may be more likely to acquire HIV than people who are not infected with the worm, according to a new study in southwest Tanzania.
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AAITG Holds Malaria Day in CRR - Daily Observer

Malaria News Feeds - August 2, 2016 - 11:17

AAITG Holds Malaria Day in CRR
Daily Observer
ActionAid International The Gambia Kudang Office recently organised malaria field day at Jareng and Nanaba outreach stations in Niamina East and West Districts, in CRR south. The open day malaria sensitisation was meant to discuss malaria, mode of ...

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Africa: How Building New Dams Is Adding to Africa's Malaria Burden ... - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 2, 2016 - 09:44

Africa: How Building New Dams Is Adding to Africa's Malaria Burden ...
AllAfrica.com
More than 2,000 large dams have been built and more than 200 are currently under construction or planned in sub-Saharan Africa. The general aim is to ...

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Scientists in South Africa have discovered a compound that could end malaria - Quartz

Malaria News Feeds - August 2, 2016 - 07:32

Quartz

Scientists in South Africa have discovered a compound that could end malaria
Quartz
The compound, which is set to be developed and is referred to as 'UCT943', is the second candidate selected for development after the drug center (H3D) in 2012 selected the MMV048 compound for assessment. But so far, the researchers say the newer ...

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Griffith researchers create Malaria Box to advance drug discovery for major topical diseases - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - August 2, 2016 - 05:47

Griffith researchers create Malaria Box to advance drug discovery for major topical diseases
News-Medical.net
Griffith University tropical disease researchers have joined together with a host of international laboratories to advance drug discovery for major topical diseases through the creation and testing of the Malaria Box. In a paper published this week in ...
The Q&A: Margaret PhillipsTexas Tribune

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Malaria Diagnostics Market 2016: Industry Review, Research, Statistics, and Growth to 2022 - Medgadget (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 2, 2016 - 04:37

Malaria Diagnostics Market 2016: Industry Review, Research, Statistics, and Growth to 2022
Medgadget (blog)
Malaria is caused by the Plasmodium parasites and is transmitted by the female anopheles mosquito. Diagnosis of malaria includes detection by microscopy and blood tests. According to the WHO, in 2012, there were an estimated 203 million cases of ...

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How building new dams is adding to Africa's malaria burden - University of California

Malaria News Feeds - August 1, 2016 - 22:30

University of California

How building new dams is adding to Africa's malaria burden
University of California
Africa is home to 90 percent of the global malaria burden, carrying at least 174 million cases annually. A conservative estimate is that more than one million malaria cases result from large dams in Africa each year. Specific examples of elevated ...

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Handigol and Huang: We can eradicate AIDS, TB and malaria by 2030 - The Mercury News

Malaria News Feeds - August 1, 2016 - 16:46

Handigol and Huang: We can eradicate AIDS, TB and malaria by 2030
The Mercury News
According to the World Health Organization, diseases such as AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB), and Malaria are the predominant causes of death in low-income countries. TB alone is responsible for 1.5 million deaths globally each year. Infectious diseases are ...

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Khattar inaugurates centre for detecting dengue, malaria, HIV - Business Standard

Malaria News Feeds - August 1, 2016 - 15:59

Khattar inaugurates centre for detecting dengue, malaria, HIV
Business Standard
The factory in Manesar will produce rapid tests for infectious diseases like dengue, malaria and HIV and export them across Asia Pacific, a region heavily impacted by these diseases, Khattar said as he inaugurated the facility in the presence of Namal ...

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Griffith scientists unlock the 'Malaria box' - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - August 1, 2016 - 13:44

Griffith scientists unlock the 'Malaria box'
EurekAlert (press release)
Griffith University tropical disease researchers have joined together with a host of international laboratories to advance drug discovery for major topical diseases through the creation and testing of the Malaria Box. In a paper published this week in ...

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How the Global Fund's TRP is helping eliminate AIDS, TB and malaria as public health threats - Devex

Malaria News Feeds - August 1, 2016 - 12:50

Devex

How the Global Fund's TRP is helping eliminate AIDS, TB and malaria as public health threats
Devex
Health worker Nancy Gwarisala takes blood samples of villagers of Gegema, Solomon Islands, as part of a program supported by the Global Fund and its partners to prevent, detect and treat malaria in the country. Photo by: John Rae / The Global Fund.

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Former Hartlepool clergyman beat cancer, five bouts of malaria and an attack by witch doctors - Hartlepool Mail

Malaria News Feeds - August 1, 2016 - 11:05

Former Hartlepool clergyman beat cancer, five bouts of malaria and an attack by witch doctors
Hartlepool Mail
A church pastor - who spent some of his happiest days in Hartlepool - has told how he cheated death in a series of health battles. Rev Charlie McKenzie worked as a young clergyman in town in the late 1980s and early 1990s. But since leaving the North ...

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'Exciting' breakthrough in use of anti-malaria drugs to fight cancer - Oxford Mail

Malaria News Feeds - August 1, 2016 - 05:30

Oxford Mail

'Exciting' breakthrough in use of anti-malaria drugs to fight cancer
Oxford Mail
CLINICAL trials are already underway in Oxford to see if a cheap anti-malaria drug could help radiotherapy destroy cancerous tumours. The findings of a study carried out by Cancer Research UK's Radiation Research Centre in the city have been described ...

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