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Message from Director Global Malaria Programme about Malaria & COVID-19

April 2, 2020 - 10:54 -- Malaria World

Dear friends and partners,

In addition to our WHO web statement (in English and French) urging countries to ensure the continuity of malaria services, we have developed an online Q&A in: English; French; Spanish; Arabic; Chinese; and Russian.

WHO technical brief for countries preparing malaria funding requests for the Global Fund (2020 - 2022)

March 31, 2020 - 13:51 -- Malaria World

 

After many years of great progress in our fight against malaria, our trajectory is plateauing and the world will not achieve the 2020 malaria targets for morbidity and mortality reduction. With over 400 000 deaths and in excess of 200 million malaria cases each year, we must urgently evolve our approach if we are to realize the full potential of current tools and the available resources and get back on track.

The country-led “High burden high impact” (HBHI) response, launched in 2018 by WHO and the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, aims to reignite the pace of progress in the global malaria fight and is guided by four key elements.

Podcast: Chloroquine Considered as Potential Treatment for COVID-19

March 27, 2020 - 16:48 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 27 March 2020

Scientists evaluate chloroquine as a potential treatment for the coronavirus and, as it continues to spread around the world, a report in The Lancet stresses the need for preparedness in malaria-endemic regions.

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WHO urges countries to ensure the continuity of malaria services in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

March 25, 2020 - 16:30 -- Malaria World

Safety of front-line health workers a primary concern

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the resilience of robust health systems around the world. Recognizing the heavy toll that malaria exacts on vulnerable populations in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the region’s fragile health infrastructure, WHO underlines the critical importance of sustaining efforts to prevent, detect and treat malaria.

New from MESA: ASTMH 2019 Recap in the MESA Resource Hub: Routine Data for Decision-Making: Driving Progress in Malaria Control

March 25, 2020 - 15:22 -- MESA Alliance

Watch the presentations from this symposium, in which experts from three different African countries (Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia) highlighted innovative initiatives across diverse setting to use routine data for decision-making.

Podcast: PIMMS43 Enables Malaria Parasite to Evade Mosquito Immune System

March 20, 2020 - 17:07 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 20 March 2020

A protein called PIMMS43 enables the malaria parasite to evade the mosquito’s immune system and scientists describe a highly conserved protein in the malaria parasite that is essential for the invasion of red blood cells.

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Podcast: Demand for Coffee Has a Direct Link to Malaria Risk

March 14, 2020 - 17:37 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 14 March 2020

The global supply chain linked to deforestation leads to an increase in malaria prevalence and scientists identify the mechanism of action of clemastine, an antihistamine that inhibits multiple stages of the malaria parasite’s lifecycle.

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