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NGO Recruits Volunteers To Fight Malaria In Akwa Ibom - Leadership Newspapers

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Leadership Newspapers

NGO Recruits Volunteers To Fight Malaria In Akwa Ibom
Leadership Newspapers
Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), an international non-governmental organisation, said on Sunday that it recruited and trained 270 volunteers on malaria prevention in Akwa Ibom. Miss Anne Udoh, Consultant on Behaviour Change ...

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WHO agrees on global malaria strategy budget - Ghana Business News

Malaria News Feeds - 11 hours 57 min ago

Ghana Business News

WHO agrees on global malaria strategy budget
Ghana Business News
Member-States of the World Health Organization (WHO), had agreed to a new global malaria strategy for 2016-30, and approved the Organization's proposed programme budget for 2016-17. A statement issued and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra ...
WHO agrees on Global Malaria Strategy/Program BudgetGhana Broadcasting Corporation

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WHO agreed to new global malaria strategy for 2016-30 - spyghana.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 23, 2015 - 14:01

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

WHO agreed to new global malaria strategy for 2016-30
spyghana.com
Member-States of the World Health Organization (WHO), had agreed to a new global malaria strategy for 2016-30, and approved the Organization's proposed programme budget for 2016-17. WHO A statement issued and copied to the Ghana News Agency in ...
WHO agrees on Global Malaria Strategy/Program BudgetGhana Broadcasting Corporation

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No Malaria by 2030: WHO - Aaj News

Malaria News Feeds - May 23, 2015 - 07:17

Aaj News

No Malaria by 2030: WHO
Aaj News
WEB DESK: World health organization announced that, malaria will be eliminated from the world within the next 15 years. The announcement came in when diplomats from several countries gathered at Geneva to discuss the issue. There, they all agreed to ...

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Government Plans 'Daman' on Malaria - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - May 23, 2015 - 00:39

The New Indian Express

Government Plans 'Daman' on Malaria
The New Indian Express
BHUBANESWAR: Even as Odisha accounts for more than a third of malaria cases reported in the country and the backward KBK districts record maximum number of deaths, the State Health Department is planning to launch an intensified prevention drive in ...

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Preventing malaria in South Sudan, one net at a time - UNICEF (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - May 22, 2015 - 20:50

UNICEF (press release)

Preventing malaria in South Sudan, one net at a time
UNICEF (press release)
The onset of the rainy season in much of South Sudan brings with it the heightened threat of malaria – one of the major killer diseases among children under 5 years old. From January to April this year, more than 331,001 malaria cases have already been ...

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Satellite Tracking, Gaming Take on Malaria - Voice of America (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - May 22, 2015 - 16:07

Voice of America (blog)

Satellite Tracking, Gaming Take on Malaria
Voice of America (blog)
Researchers at the Australian National University have found a better way to keep an eye on the spread of malaria and other parasitic diseases using satellite data and remote sensing. Malaria, a preventable disease spread by mosquitoes, puts at risk up ...

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Malaria will be virtually eradicated by 2030, World Health Organisation declares - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - May 22, 2015 - 11:43

Daily Mail

Malaria will be virtually eradicated by 2030, World Health Organisation declares
Daily Mail
The world will be almost completely free of malaria within the next 15 years, global health experts have declared. The announcement, from the World Health Organisation, comes after diplomats from several countries gathered in Geneva to discuss the issue.
Countries vow to all but eradicate malaria by 2030: WHOYahoo News

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South Shields adventurer bounces back after being struck down by malaria - Shields Gazette

Malaria News Feeds - May 22, 2015 - 10:58

Shields Gazette

South Shields adventurer bounces back after being struck down by malaria
Shields Gazette
A South Tyneside adventurer with his sights set on completing a mammoth mountain mission was brought back down to earth by a health scare during a visit to Africa. Steve Berry was admitted to hospital and put on a saline drip after contracting malaria ...

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How to Get a World Free of Malaria - Huffington Post UK

Malaria News Feeds - May 22, 2015 - 07:45

How to Get a World Free of Malaria
Huffington Post UK
Twenty two years after the world last launched a global strategy to tackle malaria that was backed by the world's highest health policy setting body - the World Health Assembly - this week we have a major new plan that maps out how in the next 15 years ...

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Nigeria: Association to Train 18000 Clerics On Malaria Prevention in Akwa Ibom - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 22, 2015 - 05:45

Nigeria: Association to Train 18000 Clerics On Malaria Prevention in Akwa Ibom
AllAfrica.com
The Nigerian Inter-Faith Action Association (NIFAA), an NGO, says it will train 18,000 clerics in Akwa Ibom on the use of long lasting insecticidal nets and other malaria preventive commodities. The Executive Director of NIFAA, Bishop Sunday Onuoha, ...

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Countries vow to all but eradicate malaria by 2030 —WHO - GMA News

Malaria News Feeds - May 22, 2015 - 00:27

GMA News

Countries vow to all but eradicate malaria by 2030 —WHO
GMA News
GENEVA - Countries have agreed to rid the world of malaria almost completely over the next 15 years, the World Health Organization said Thursday. Diplomats gathered in Geneva for the UN health body's annual decision-making assembly agreed late ...
WHO: Health body to eliminate malaria in 35 countries by 2030Pulse Nigeria
New WHO malaria plan to reduce disease burden by 40pcTrade Arabia

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Countries vow to all but eradicate malaria by 2030: WHO - Yahoo News

Malaria News Feeds - May 21, 2015 - 22:29

Yahoo News

Countries vow to all but eradicate malaria by 2030: WHO
Yahoo News
Pedro Alonso, head of WHO's Global Malaria Programme, told AFP the targets were "ambitious but achievable" and would "bring us very close to eradication". "This is the most ambitious but realistic strategy... the world has endorsed since the middle of ...
World Health Organization approves new global malaria strategyVaccine News Daily
New WHO malaria plan to reduce disease burden by 40pcTrade Arabia
WHO: Health body to eliminate malaria in 35 countries by 2030Pulse Nigeria

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Malaria drug to be repurposed for the heart - Irish Times

Malaria News Feeds - May 21, 2015 - 21:25

Irish Times

Malaria drug to be repurposed for the heart
Irish Times
A drug developed in 1950 to treat malaria sufferers has a new future combating heart disease following “a chance observation” by medical researchers, according to the University of Oxford. Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) was created to combat malaria, though ...
Heart failure 'cure' found and it's a drug from 1950 to combat malariaMirror.co.uk

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Countries vow to all but eradicate malaria by 2030: WHO - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - May 21, 2015 - 18:49

The Guardian Nigeria

Countries vow to all but eradicate malaria by 2030: WHO
Medical Xpress
Pedro Alonso, head of WHO's Global Malaria Programme, told AFP the targets were "ambitious but achievable" and would "bring us very close to eradication". "This is the most ambitious but realistic strategy... the world has endorsed since the middle of ...
WHO adopts strategy to reduce global malaria burden by 40% in 5 yearsThe Guardian Nigeria
New WHO malaria plan to reduce disease burden by 40pcTrade Arabia
WHO: Health body to eliminate malaria in 35 countries by 2030Pulse Nigeria
Vaccine News Daily -Government Security News
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Epstein-Barr virus co-infection may boost malaria mortality in childhood

Science Daily - Malaria - May 21, 2015 - 18:40
Malaria researchers are calling attention to a trouble-maker whose effects may be underappreciated: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Their experiments with mice show that co-infection with a virus closely related to EBV can make a survivable malaria parasite infection lethal.
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Can a viral co-infection impair immunity against Plasmodium and turn malaria lethal?

Science Daily - Malaria - May 21, 2015 - 18:39
It is known that infections with certain viruses can weaken the immune response to another pathogen. A new study reports provocative findings in mice that infection with the mouse equivalent of Epstein-Barr virus can turn infections with certain parasites that cause malaria in mice (which are normally quickly suppressed by the immune system) into a lethal disease.
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Mosquito sex-determining gene could help fight dengue fever

Science Daily - Malaria - May 21, 2015 - 18:38
A gene responsible for sex determination in mosquitoes that can transmit yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya viruses has been identified by researchers. Only female mosquitoes bite because they need blood for developing eggs, and researchers believe that a higher ratio of males could reduce disease transmission.
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Malaria and Epstein-Barr Virus: A Lethal Combination - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - May 21, 2015 - 18:15

PLoS Blogs (blog)

Malaria and Epstein-Barr Virus: A Lethal Combination
PLoS Blogs (blog)
Epstein-Barr virus and malaria are two infections that can each be controlled on their own, but a new study in PLOS Pathogens shows that co-infection can perhaps become more lethal than each infection alone, providing one possible explanation for why ...
EBV co-infection may boost malaria mortality in childhoodMedical Xpress
Can a viral co-infection impair immunity against Plasmodium and turn malaria ...EurekAlert (press release)

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How Viagra Could Help Stop the Spread of Malaria - WGBH NEWS

Malaria News Feeds - May 21, 2015 - 17:19

WGBH NEWS

How Viagra Could Help Stop the Spread of Malaria
WGBH NEWS
Could Viagra help stop the spread of malaria? A new study by a team of European scientists makes it look like a possibility worthy of further consideration. According to the World Health Organization, malaria killed an estimated half a million people ...

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