At this time, we should be talking about reducing malaria to an acceptable level (pre-elimination) before looking at elimination. We have not achieved pre-elimination yet even in the Americas where tremendous progress in reducing malaria has been achieved.
Organisation: Imperial College London, Division of Cell & Molecular Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, UK
Salary: £31,300 – £33,920 per annum
Closing date: 9 January 2012 (midnight GMT)
• Information is now a social asset and should be made public, for anyone to link, organize, and make more valuable.
• There’s no such thing as “too much” information. More information gives people the hooks to find what they need.
There is recent interest in the odours from human feet and how they attract blood-sucking mosquitoes. And apparently the odours are from bacteria on the skin, not necessarily of human origin.
This reminds me of the story of Ignaz Semmelweis of Vienna who confounded his physician colleagues by reporting that deaths in childbirth could be reduced drastically if the attending physician would just wash his hands. Of course such a radical idea took a long time to be accepted. In fact I think Semmelweis was drummed out of the profession.
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Monday 5th December 2011, 9am
Salary: £30,870 - £35,789 per annum
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