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Health Workers Wasting Expensive Malaria Drugs in Nigeria - Drug Discovery & Development

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Drug Discovery & Development

Health Workers Wasting Expensive Malaria Drugs in Nigeria
Drug Discovery & Development
Source: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Health providers trained to perform malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) are still prescribing valuable malaria medicines to patients who do not have malaria, according to new research published in ...
Health providers still prescribing expensive malaria drugs in Nigeria to ...News-Medical.net
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Refresher training organised for health care providersBusinessGhana

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The indirect complications of the Ebola crisis and its impact on malaria control - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

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BMC Blogs Network (blog)

The indirect complications of the Ebola crisis and its impact on malaria control
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea bore the biggest direct impact of the outbreak in terms of fatalities, but the devastating outbreak has indirectly impacted the affected regions in many ways, including increasing malaria transmission, cases and mortality.

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Containing The Threat Of Malaria - Leadership Newspapers

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Leadership Newspapers

Containing The Threat Of Malaria
Leadership Newspapers
Malaria is the number one killer disease in the world, especially in the tropics, and for the past two centuries, all efforts to find a cure has proved abortive. The malaria- causing plasmodium parasite has developed resistance to drugs such as quinine ...

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Malaria eradication under threat from cuts, drug resistance - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - 12 hours 36 min ago

Malaria eradication under threat from cuts, drug resistance
SciDev.Net
Although development assistance for health has increased by 262 per cent over the last decade, “domestic financing for malaria has only modestly increased from about US$436 million in 2005 to about US$530 million in 2012”, says ADB health specialist ...

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Health Ministry Launches New Strategy to Combat Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2015 - 19:24

Health Ministry Launches New Strategy to Combat Malaria
AllAfrica.com
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on Wednesday launched a new Seasonal Malaria Chemo-prevention (SMC) control strategy in Wassu, Central River Region north. Health Minister Dr Omar Sey launched the strategy which was collectively funded by ...

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WHO credits Roll Back Malaria partnership with worldwide progress - Vaccine News Daily

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2015 - 18:05

WHO credits Roll Back Malaria partnership with worldwide progress
Vaccine News Daily
First established in 1998, the RBM partnership was originally created as part of a worldwide effort to stop the spread of malaria. Now the partnership is trying to restructure while maintaining the successes of the last 17 years in order to face new ...

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Health providers still prescribing expensive malaria drugs in Nigeria to ... - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2015 - 16:59

News-Medical.net

Health providers still prescribing expensive malaria drugs in Nigeria to ...
News-Medical.net
Health providers trained to perform malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) are still prescribing valuable malaria medicines to patients who do not have malaria, according to new research published in PLOS ONE. Almost 5,000 participants from 40 ...
Health personnel given refresher trainingGhanaWeb
Refresher training organised for health care providersBusinessGhana

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113 Shamli residents diagnosed with Malaria in August - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2015 - 16:47

113 Shamli residents diagnosed with Malaria in August
Times of India
District Malaria officer, Dr Vinay Kumar, said, "Till date 16,746 slides of suspected cases of malaria have been examined this year in the district and 205 are found positive. We are taking all the possible steps for curbing the disease and also ...

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Mating with the wrong insect may cut yellow fever mosquito populations

Science Daily - Malaria - August 27, 2015 - 14:18
Asian tiger mosquitoes can drive down yellow fever mosquito populations when the female chooses the wrong male with which to mate, UF/IFAS scientists say. Both insects transmit chikungunya and dengue, dangerous diseases affecting millions of people worldwide.
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Health workers wasting expensive malaria drugs in Nigeria

Science Daily - Malaria - August 27, 2015 - 14:17
Health providers trained to perform malaria rapid diagnostic tests are still prescribing valuable malaria medicines to patients who do not have malaria, according to new research.
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Public Release: 27-Aug-2015 Health workers wasting expensive malaria drugs in ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2015 - 13:56

Public Release: 27-Aug-2015 Health workers wasting expensive malaria drugs in ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Health providers trained to perform malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) are still prescribing valuable malaria medicines to patients who do not have malaria, according to new research published in PLOS ONE. Almost 5,000 participants from 40 ...
Refresher training organised for health care providersGhanaWeb

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Cholera case confirmed in Greater Pibor, malaria high - Radio Tamazuj

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2015 - 09:55

Cholera case confirmed in Greater Pibor, malaria high
Radio Tamazuj
Shasa also complained of shortage of medical supplies in the area citing the high incidence of malaria affecting the area. “Malaria is also higher in Greater Pibor Administrative Area,” he said. UNICEF disclosed in a recent situation report that a ...

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Man's claims malaria drug destroyed his life - Irish Examiner

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2015 - 01:02

Irish Examiner

Man's claims malaria drug destroyed his life
Irish Examiner
A former director of a Dublin computer systems company claims in a High Court action that an anti-malarial drug, Lariam, which he took before honeymooning in Kenya 19 years ago, destroyed his life. Andrew Bryce, who was represented in court by ...
Firm director claims malaria drug taken before honeymoon 'destroyed his life'Irish Independent

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Malaria patients in Kurnool on road to recovery - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2015 - 00:04

Malaria patients in Kurnool on road to recovery
The Hindu
As many as 83 persons tested malaria positive in TV9 Colony, inhabited by daily wage earners in Orvakal mandal in Kurnool district, but most of them are recovering due to treatment and medication given by the efforts of medical officers of Orvakal ...

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"Mosquito-assassin" spiders could help fight malaria - CBS News

Malaria News Feeds - August 26, 2015 - 18:34

CBS News

"Mosquito-assassin" spiders could help fight malaria
CBS News
Two tiny "mosquito assassins" could one day help in an effort to control malaria. In a study in the Journal of Arachnology in America, researchers from a university in New Zealand have identified two spider species that love munching on mosquitoes ...

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West Africa: By Implementing Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention We Are One Step ... - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 26, 2015 - 16:15

West Africa: By Implementing Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention We Are One Step ...
AllAfrica.com
Malaria Consortium's Programme Manager for the Burkina Faso country office, Dr. Victor Nana, discusses the recent SMC distributions in Burkina Faso, citing the challenges faced and highlighting the importance of implementing this intervention at scale.

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Firm director claims malaria drug taken before honeymoon 'destroyed his life' - Irish Independent

Malaria News Feeds - August 26, 2015 - 14:49

Irish Independent

Firm director claims malaria drug taken before honeymoon 'destroyed his life'
Irish Independent
A FORMER director of a Dublin computer systems company claims in a High Court action that an anti-malarial drug, Lariam, which he took before honeymooning in Kenya 19 years ago, destroyed his life.

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MP joins fight to destroy malaria in a generation - Eastbourne Herald

Malaria News Feeds - August 26, 2015 - 11:06

Eastbourne Herald

MP joins fight to destroy malaria in a generation
Eastbourne Herald
Malaria has claimed more lives than any other disease in human history. Today, it claims the life of a child every minute, despite being preventable and costing little to treat. It is also a huge cause of poverty in Africa, costing approximately £12 ...

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The New Malaria Vaccine - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 26, 2015 - 10:15

The New Malaria Vaccine
AllAfrica.com
A new anti-malaria vaccine called Mosquirix was recently approved by the European drugs regulators. Projected as the solution to malaria, the mosquito-borne disease that kills one child every 30 seconds, about 3,000 children everyday worldwide and over ...

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Malaria threat looms large over city - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 26, 2015 - 02:51

Malaria threat looms large over city
Times of India
KANPUR: The increase in humidity level has led to rise in mosquito menace, thereby giving sleepless nights to the locals. Leave people living in slum areas, even residents of posh localities are facing a tough time because of mosquitoes. With increase ...

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