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CLOSED: Job: LSHTM Research Assistant/Research Fellow in Medical Entomology (Benin)

December 8, 2018 - 15:56 -- MalariaWorld Jobs


Organisation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,  Department of Disease Control
Salary:  £34,238 to £39,304 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 26 December 2018
Reference:  ITD-DCD-2018-28

Conference: Malaria Vaccines for the World - MVW 2019, 8-10 May 2019 University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

December 5, 2018 - 14:26 -- MalariaWorld Events

ANNOUNCING THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MALARIA VACCINES FOR THE WORLD

Date: 8-10 May 2019
Location: Oxford, UK
Extended deadline for ORAL abstract submissions: Friday 15th February 2019
Deadline for POSTER abstract submissions: Friday 19th April 2019


Join the conversation on Twitter – #MVW2019

 

Mosquito experts or sorcerers: Bill Gates and Erik Orsenna

December 4, 2018 - 07:30 -- Irene Teis

Genetically engineered mosquitoes are due to be released in Burkina Faso, Mali and Uganda by the Target Malaria research consortium. Target Malaria is a consortium of research institutes that receives core funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Silicon Valley companies and the Pentagon. In Burkina researchers recently secured government approval to release up to 10,000 sterile male Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes.

World Malaria Report 2018 is out!

November 20, 2018 - 16:22 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

This year's report shows that after an unprecedented period of success in global malaria control, progress has stalled. Data from 2015–2017 highlight that no significant progress in reducing global malaria cases was made in this period. There were an estimated 219 million cases and 435 000 related deaths in 2017.

The World malaria report 2018 draws on data from 91 countries and areas with ongoing malaria transmission. The information is supplemented by data from national household surveys and databases held by other organizations.

News: Texas Biomed scientists researching Ebola-malaria connection

October 22, 2018 - 15:00 -- Malaria World

TEXAS BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE - PUBLIC RELEASE: 17-OCT-2018

More than 150 people have died from Ebola virus disease in 2018

 

San Antonio, Texas (October 17, 2018) -- Ebola virus is a continuing threat in Central and West Africa, with an outbreak currently taking place in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The disease kills up to 90% of the people who get infected, and more than 150 people have died from Ebola so far this year. The factors that determine who is susceptible to Ebola infection and who is not are still a mystery.

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