As of December 2014, MalariaWorld, the world's largest and only online scientific and social network for malaria professionals, is celebrating its 5th anniversary. It's been an adventure that we never imagined would become what it has become today. Many of you will not know the history of MalariaWorld, so here's a brief summary.
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- Poor quality anti-malarial drugs causing resistance to develop
- Quality control of drugs essential at all stages before administration
- Health professionals must be trained to detect substandard drugs
Hilton Hotel, Yaoundé, Cameroon
23-25 September 2019
Malaria Minute, 10 May 2019
Rory Stewart becomes new Secretary of State for International Development, PMI release their thirteenth Annual Report and the MalaFA report shares the opinion of African experts.
We are a group of four MSc students from the TU Delft in the Netherlands and working on a new mosquito bait to kill mosquitos and reduce the spreading- and infection of malaria. In order to further develop the prorotypes, test them in Kenya and ensure successful implementation, we set up a crowdfunding campaign.
By now, the world is gasping together at the roll-out of a vaccine to prevent malaria among children. The origin of this shock, however, is what varies. For some, the amazement comes from the prospect of a novel preventative tool that sounds like it will be a leading soldier in the fight against malaria. Still, others who know of its low protection rate (about 39%) gasp in shock that this tool is being used at all.