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Kenya receives Ksh.38B boost in fight against Malaria, TB, HIV ... - Citizen TV (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2017 - 08:55

Citizen TV (press release)

Kenya receives Ksh.38B boost in fight against Malaria, TB, HIV ...
Citizen TV (press release)
The government on Friday 15th December received Ksh.38 billion grant from the global fund to boost its fight against HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Speaking during the signing of the agreement, National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich ...
Sh38bn to fight HIV, TB and malaria with Global Fund four-year ...The Star, Kenya

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Sh38bn to fight HIV, TB and malaria with Global Fund four-year grant - The Star, Kenya

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 22:01

The Star, Kenya

Sh38bn to fight HIV, TB and malaria with Global Fund four-year grant
The Star, Kenya
Treasury CS Henry Rotich said support from the Global Fund had enabled the government to provide free HIV, TB and malaria services in all public hospitals. “With this new grant, we will continue to support prevention, diagnosis and treatment ...
Global Fund: Kenya secures $380m to fight HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TBSundiataPost (press release) (blog)
Sh25b to assist put 300000 more people on ARV in the next four yearsThe Standard
Kenya gets $380m from Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, othersThe Punch

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Thailand Works To Eliminate Malaria, Including Drug-Resistant Strains, By 2021 - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 15:57

Thailand Works To Eliminate Malaria, Including Drug-Resistant Strains, By 2021
Kaiser Family Foundation
“Once a smuggling stop for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrillas, Thailand's border town of Bo Rai finds itself on the frontline of a new battle against drug-resistant strains of malaria that could frustrate global attempts to stamp out the disease ...

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Breaking The Malaria Cycle - P.M. News

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 14:30

P.M. News

Breaking The Malaria Cycle
P.M. News
In spite of the huge amount that governments both at the Federal and the States levels spend in the provision of curative malaria drugs with the support received from the Global Fund, malaria has remained endemic in Nigeria. Indeed, it is impossible to ...
United States To Spend $9.6m On Malaria Control In SokotoCHANNELS TELEVISION
US donates $8.1m insecticide-treated mosquito nets to SokotoGuardian (blog)

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Primaquine best for malaria prevention, researchers say - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 11:37

Primaquine best for malaria prevention, researchers say
Healio
Primaquine should be the drug of choice for chemoprophylaxis for two malaria-causing pathogens in areas where they co-circulate, according to researchers. Other drugs were less effective, particularly against late-onset malaria, they wrote in Clinical ...

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Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign - Channel NewsAsia

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 11:20

Channel NewsAsia

Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign
Channel NewsAsia
BO RAI, Thailand: Once a smuggling stop for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrillas, Thailand's border town of Bo Rai finds itself on the frontline of a new battle against drug-resistant strains of malaria that could frustrate global attempts to stamp out ...

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Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains - Reuters.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 11:02

Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains
Reuters.com
Once a smuggling stop for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrillas, the Thai border town of Bo Rai has found itself on a new front line - against drug resistant malaria strains which threaten to reverse the global fight against the disease. Jim Drury reports ...

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Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 10:05

Reuters

Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign
Reuters
A public health worker takes a blood sample from a man to be tested for malaria in Bo Rai district, Trat provice, Thailand, November 29, 2017. Picture taken November 29, 2017. REUTERS/Prapan Chankaew. “The border areas have traditionally been where ...

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Infectious disease: Blocking malaria parasite invasion and egress - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 06:21

Nature.com

Infectious disease: Blocking malaria parasite invasion and egress
Nature.com
Furthermore, 49c targeted the sexual stage of the malaria parasite, which is required for transmission. Analysis of gametocytes isolated from P. berghei-infected mice revealed that 49c prevented the conversion of mature gametocytes into fertile gametes ...

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Infectious disease: Blocking malaria parasite invasion and egress - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 06:21

Nature.com

Infectious disease: Blocking malaria parasite invasion and egress
Nature.com
Furthermore, 49c targeted the sexual stage of the malaria parasite, which is required for transmission. Analysis of gametocytes isolated from P. berghei-infected mice revealed that 49c prevented the conversion of mature gametocytes into fertile gametes ...

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Infectious disease: Blocking malaria parasite invasion and egress - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 06:21

Nature.com

Infectious disease: Blocking malaria parasite invasion and egress
Nature.com
Furthermore, 49c targeted the sexual stage of the malaria parasite, which is required for transmission. Analysis of gametocytes isolated from P. berghei-infected mice revealed that 49c prevented the conversion of mature gametocytes into fertile gametes ...

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35% of malaria drugs in Ghana are sub-standard – Report - Myjoyonline.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2017 - 02:02

Myjoyonline.com

35% of malaria drugs in Ghana are sub-standard – Report
Myjoyonline.com
Thirty-five percent of malaria drugs on the Ghanaian market are of low quality, according to research by Epidemiologist and Director of Institute of Health Research at the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Prof. Seth Owusu-Agyei. The ...

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Breaking the malaria cycle - The Punch

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2017 - 23:01

The Punch

Breaking the malaria cycle
The Punch
In spite of the huge amount that government, both at the federal and state levels, spends on the provision of curative drugs with the support from the Global Fund, malaria has remained endemic in Nigeria. Indeed, it is impossible to calculate the ...

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S. African health authorities issue malaria alert - Xinhua

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2017 - 21:31

S. African health authorities issue malaria alert
Xinhua
CAPE TOWN, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) -- There is an increased risk of developing malaria in parts of South Africa following a very busy 2017 malaria season in the entire Southern African region, health authorities warned on Thursday. An increased number of ...

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Researchers identify way to weaken malaria parasites against popular drug treatment - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2017 - 20:22

Phys.Org

Researchers identify way to weaken malaria parasites against popular drug treatment
Phys.Org
According to the World Health Organization, nearly half of the world's population is at risk of malaria, and in 2015, there were roughly 212 million new cases of malaria, with an estimated 429,000 malaria-related deaths worldwide. Malaria is caused by ...

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35% of malaria drugs in Ghana are sub-standard – Report - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2017 - 19:32

GhanaWeb

35% of malaria drugs in Ghana are sub-standard – Report
GhanaWeb
PROF Seth Owusu Agyei Malaria Prof. Seth Owusu-Agyei is an Epidemiologist and Director of Institute of Health Research at the UHAS. Thirty-five percent (35%) of malaria drugs on the Ghanaian market are of low quality hence ineffective for treatment of ...

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35% of malaria drugs in Ghana are sub-standard – Report - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2017 - 19:24

GhanaWeb

35% of malaria drugs in Ghana are sub-standard – Report
GhanaWeb
PROF Seth Owusu Agyei Malaria Prof. Seth Owusu-Agyei is an Epidemiologist and Director of Institute of Health Research at the UHAS. Thirty-five percent (35%) of malaria drugs on the Ghanaian market are of low quality hence ineffective for treatment of ...

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Researchers identify way to weaken malaria parasites against popular drug treatment - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2017 - 19:24

EurekAlert (press release)

Researchers identify way to weaken malaria parasites against popular drug treatment
EurekAlert (press release)
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a way to block the ability of parasites that cause malaria to shield themselves against drug treatments in infected mice--a finding that could lead to the development of new approaches ...

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Mosquito, garbage-plagued Dimapur launches anti-malaria campaign - Eastern Mirror

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2017 - 18:45

Mosquito, garbage-plagued Dimapur launches anti-malaria campaign
Eastern Mirror
Dimapur, Dec. 14: The goal of the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) for Nagaland is to eliminate malaria (zero 'indigenous cases') throughout the districts by 2022. Another goal is to maintain the malaria–free status in areas ...

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GSK Applies for Australian Approval of Malaria Treatment - Fox Business

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2017 - 14:35

GSK Applies for Australian Approval of Malaria Treatment
Fox Business
GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) said Thursday that it has submitted a regulatory application in Australia for the approval of a potential malaria treatment. Continue Reading Below. The pharmaceutical is seeking approval for single-dose tafenoquine to ...

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