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Should there be a World Health Assembly resolution for malaria eradication? Opinion against

October 28, 2019 - 16:24 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
T. Jacob John
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2019 18:353, 21 October 2019

A resolution for eradicating malaria, if passed by the World Health Assembly (WHA), will have a distracting effect on all countries with malaria. The continued prevalence of malaria is indicative of weak public health infrastructure.

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Malaria eradication within a generation: ambitious, achievable, and necessary

September 11, 2019 - 16:03 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Richard G A Feachem, Ingrid Chen, Winnie Mpanju-Shumbusho, et al.
Reference: 
The Lancet, September 08, 2019

In the first report of its kind and with a bold vision, the Commission lays the out the necessary steps, including an even greater financial outlay, strengthening malaria programmes and global leadership, and acceleration of research and development, to eradicate malaria within a generation.

Is the bednet era coming to an end?

June 22, 2012 - 12:47 -- Bart G.J. Knols

Whenever I teach on the history of malaria, I talk about the different time periods when certain ideas were fashionable and implemented, and then disappeared, and sometimes came back much later.

Take the 'chloroquine era'. Discovered by Bayer scientists in the early 1930s and saved millions of lives around the globe, followed by resistance popping up in SE Asia and Colombia in the late 1950s. Resistance spreading to Africa in the late 1970s, and its use now largely reduced. End of the 'chloroquine era'.

After reading this, is there any reason (other than lack of will to do so) why malaria has not now been eliminated from Africa?

April 17, 2012 - 18:23 -- Anton Alexander

90 years ago, Palestine was deemed by the British Mandate to be almost "hopeless from the malarial standpoint". Much of the area was uninhabitable.




"Malaria stands out as by far the most important disease in Palestine.
For centuries is has decimated the population and it is an effective

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