Podcasts Malaria Minute
Malaria Minute, 9 August 2019
Previous estimates of malaria mortality in sub-Saharan Africa may have been underestimated and researchers in America and Germany look to nature for novel antimalarial compounds. Listen to the Podcast
Malaria Minute, 2 August 2019
Researchers investigate the genes that cause insecticide resistance among malaria-carrying mosquitoes, The Global Fund launch their ‘Step Up The Fight’ awareness campaign and Alok Sharma is named as UK Secretary of State for International Development. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 26 July 2019
Drug-resistant P. falciparum spread to South East Asia, researchers at LSTM uncover the mode of action of primaquine and the International Health journal will become open-access in 2020. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 19 July 2019
Understanding human behaviour at night could reduce malaria transmission, study shows how the mosquito immune system combats malaria parasites and a researcher uncovers new insights into mosquito feeding behaviours. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 12 July 2019
The results of an extended Phase 3 RTS,S clinical trial are published in The Lancet, and researchers develop a high-tech mosquito net that monitors usage. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 5 July 2019
The UK government announces new funding pledge for The Global Fund, a takes place in Les Diablerets and climate warming could increase malaria risk in cooler regions. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 28 June 2019
Scientists gather in Paris for the 7th International Conference on Plasmodium vivax Research, high-resolution maps chart P. falciparum and P. vivax prevalence over seventeen years and Brian Gitta is named a laureate for developing a new method of malaria diagnosis. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 21 June 2019
New WHO report tracks the progress of 21 countries in eradicating malaria, the BBC investigate the sale of government drugs in Uganda and Professor Tu YouYou offers her recommendations to prevent artemisinin resistance. Listen to this Podcast
Malaria Minute, 14 June 2019
Big data allows scientists to produce malaria ‘risk maps’ in Bangladesh and Indian researchers develop a new paper-based method of malaria detection.
The BioMalPar conference takes place in Germany, Venezuela experiences malaria resurgence in humanitarian crisis and the BBC showcase efforts to fight malaria in Sierra Leone.
Algeria and Argentina certified ‘malaria-free’ by WHO, journalists from high burden countries begin RBM media fellowship and Dr Pedro Alonso speaks at the World Health Assembly.
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Ministerial meeting regarding malaria is arranged for the World Health Assembly, the ‘Malaria Vaccines for the World’ event takes place in Oxford and submissions open for the ‘Malaria in Melbourne’ conference.
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