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PAHO/WHO Optimistic About Guyana's Fight Against Malaria - Prensa Latina

Malaria News Feeds - June 5, 2018 - 16:25

Prensa Latina

PAHO/WHO Optimistic About Guyana's Fight Against Malaria
Prensa Latina
Malaria remains one of the leading causes of death among communicable diseases in Guyana, and the president promised to halve the number of cases of infection and deaths by 2023. However, in terms of HIV, the news is less encouraging, as while its ...

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Integrated Test Treat and Laval Source Management (ITTL) as a tool for malaria elimination in Nigeria - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - June 5, 2018 - 16:02

Daily Trust

Integrated Test Treat and Laval Source Management (ITTL) as a tool for malaria elimination in Nigeria
Daily Trust
Experts say malaria can be eliminated in Nigeria. They say the country could be a malaria free society with the right approaches and innovation. This becomes more important especially with other African countries achieving elimination of the scourge.

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Mystery illness kills eight in Uganda - Telegraph.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - June 5, 2018 - 15:58

Telegraph.co.uk

Mystery illness kills eight in Uganda
Telegraph.co.uk
Experts believe that the mystery illness could be black water fever, a complication of malaria which usually affects children and leads to massive rupture of red blood cells. This then releases haemoglobin into the blood vessels and into urine, leading ...

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New collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline to target NMT in malaria - Imperial College London

Malaria News Feeds - June 5, 2018 - 11:39

Imperial College London

New collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline to target NMT in malaria
Imperial College London
The project will see researchers in the Tate Group working in collaboration with scientists at GSK's Tres Cantos research centre, which specialises in drug discovery for neglected tropical diseases, to optimise novel malaria parasite NMT inhibitors and ...

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Community taught about malaria through sports and drama - Corridor Gazette

Malaria News Feeds - June 5, 2018 - 06:25

Corridor Gazette

Community taught about malaria through sports and drama
Corridor Gazette
The Mpumalanga Department of Health and its partners Humana: People-to-People and Nkomazi Local Municipality hosted Malaria Day on May 22 and provided comprehensive health services, including malaria testing, on-site treatment and immunisations ...

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OVH Energy engages grassroots on malaria prevention, eradication - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - June 5, 2018 - 02:08

Vanguard

OVH Energy engages grassroots on malaria prevention, eradication
Vanguard
MALARIA poses adverse economic impact that is probably even greater than 1 per cent of the GDP, from lost productivity through premature mortality and time off work due to sickness. In school children, malaria is a major cause of absenteeism, reduces ...

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Kerala: Japan Encephalitis, malaria rear heads - Deccan Chronicle

Malaria News Feeds - June 5, 2018 - 00:52

Deccan Chronicle

Kerala: Japan Encephalitis, malaria rear heads
Deccan Chronicle
KOZHIKODE: As the entire health machinery is engaged in containing the dreadful Nipah virus, monsoon related fever has began to raise its ugly head. Japan Encephalitis (JE), Malaria and Dengue have started reporting and JE has already claimed a life.

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Guyana records lower cases of malaria but increase numbers of HIV, TB cases - Jamaica Observer

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 21:32

Jamaica Observer

Guyana records lower cases of malaria but increase numbers of HIV, TB cases
Jamaica Observer
“We see Guyanese cases falling from 45,000 (infected) every year to a mere 11,000 so it gives me hope that we can actually eliminate malaria with time. Barbados has done it so we should be able to,” PAHO/WHO country representative Dr William Adu-Krow ...

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After facing flak, NMMC to outsource its malaria control drive - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 18:42

The Hindu

After facing flak, NMMC to outsource its malaria control drive
The Hindu
Only when we objected to the NMMC's way of conducting its anti-malarial programme did the officials act.” The health department has now floated tenders asking private agencies to undertake in its eight wards fogging and fumigation and survey mosquito ...

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22 Cases Of Dengue, 21 Of Malaria Reported In Delhi - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 17:26

NDTV

22 Cases Of Dengue, 21 Of Malaria Reported In Delhi
NDTV
Twenty-one cases of malaria and 13 cases of chikungunya have also been recorded till June 2. Of the 22 cases of dengue, six were recorded in January, three in February, one in March, two in April and 10 this month, according to the report. The cases of ...
Dengue spreads tentacles, nine fresh cases reportedDaily Pioneer
Special Task Force to track and destroy mosquito breeding spots in the cityMumbai Live

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Mining Companies' Malaria Control Programs Helping Reduce Malaria Incidence, Burden In Ghana - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 14:42

Mining Companies' Malaria Control Programs Helping Reduce Malaria Incidence, Burden In Ghana
Kaiser Family Foundation
Key to the change was a partnership between a mining company, the local community, and the government that led to a 75 percent drop in malaria cases in the Obuasi mine area in just eight years. Such was the impact that the program has been extended to ...

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Peruvian rainforest plants have anti-malarial activity - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 13:45

Medical Xpress

Peruvian rainforest plants have anti-malarial activity
Medical Xpress
Samples taken from plants identified by people from the Iquitos-Nauta road communities and studied in the lab have been found to contain extracts that are harmful to protozoan parasites responsible for malaria and other infectious conditions common in ...

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The genetics behind malaria's evolution into a deadly global killer - Genetic Literacy Project

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 12:02

Genetic Literacy Project

The genetics behind malaria's evolution into a deadly global killer
Genetic Literacy Project
The researchers examined seven different types of malaria – three that infect chimpanzees, three that infect gorillas and the deadly human-infecting species. Scientists discovered that the evolutionary lineage leading to Plasmodium falciparum emerged ...

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Ghana's unlikely marriage of mining and malaria control draws envious glances - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 10:52

Ghana's unlikely marriage of mining and malaria control draws envious glances
ReliefWeb
When a mining firm in Obuasi found malaria was hampering its operations, it joined forces with locals and the government to find a solution. Now others want to emulate their success. Nestled in the Ashanti region of southern Ghana, the small town of ...

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Self Medication Stagnating Progress in Malaria Fight - Uganda Radio Network

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 09:35

Self Medication Stagnating Progress in Malaria Fight
Uganda Radio Network
An official from Malaria Consortium says that quite often when people fell feverish, they predetermine that they are suffering from Malaria and only seek care from qualified medical personnel after they have failed to improve. Tagged with: malaria ...

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Chilufya urges supply systems for HIV, Malaria and TB - themastonline.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 09:33

themastonline.com

Chilufya urges supply systems for HIV, Malaria and TB
themastonline.com
HEALTH minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has called for solid supply and procurement systems for public health commodities to address HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis. Zambia's health systems strengthening programme has posed impressive lessons to ...

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Ghana's unlikely marriage of mining and malaria control draws envious glances - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 06:00

The Guardian

Ghana's unlikely marriage of mining and malaria control draws envious glances
The Guardian
Ghana has one the world's fifth worst malaria burden. It is the number one reason outpatients go to hospital. But from 2004, this rural community began a turnaround that others now want to emulate. Key to the change was a partnership between a mining ...

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University of Calgary researchers develop portable malaria test - CTV News

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2018 - 02:00

CTV News

University of Calgary researchers develop portable malaria test
CTV News
As cases of drug-resistant malaria are increasing around the world, researchers at the University of Calgary believe they have created an effective tool to help fight the spread of the deadly mosquito-borne disease: a quick, portable and relatively ...

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Unsafe water after rains puts kids at risk of malaria, cholera - The Star, Kenya

Malaria News Feeds - June 3, 2018 - 22:30

The Star, Kenya

Unsafe water after rains puts kids at risk of malaria, cholera
The Star, Kenya
Unsafe water after rains puts kids at risk of malaria, cholera. Jun. 04, 2018, 12:45 am. By SUSAN MUHINDI. A flash flood update by Unicef shows 3,272 schools reported having no access to safe drinking water, exposing children to disease/FILE. Facebook ...

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18 wards of city declared high-risk areas for malaria - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - June 3, 2018 - 02:38

Times of India

18 wards of city declared high-risk areas for malaria
Times of India
While about 1,000 malaria cases have been reported in Dakshina Kannada district, more than 800 are in Mangaluru city between January and May this year. The department of health and family welfare has identified Derebail North, Derebail East, Derebail ...

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