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MSF Begins Malaria Program in Ebola-Ravaged Monrovia, Liberia - Doctors Without Borders

Malaria News Feeds - 2 hours 57 min ago

Doctors Without Borders

MSF Begins Malaria Program in Ebola-Ravaged Monrovia, Liberia
Doctors Without Borders
Malaria is endemic in Liberia but due to the incredible demand of the Ebola outbreak on the medical system, basic health care such as malaria treatment is now very difficult, if not impossible, to find in Monrovia. MSF's program is designed to both ...
Liberia: 300000 people at risk of malaria as Ebola epidemic damages ...MSF UK (press release)
MSF warns Liberia Ebola 'progress' could be illusoryYahoo News UK

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Drugs that target male parasite cells could stop malaria being passed on - Imperial College London

Malaria News Feeds - 3 hours 12 min ago

Drugs that target male parasite cells could stop malaria being passed on
Imperial College London
Targeting male parasite cells during sexual reproduction could help to prevent malaria transmission, according to a new study. Researchers from Imperial College London looked at cells in the malaria parasite called gametocytes, which are the ...

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Increased dosing of malaria drug in children could decrease risk of infection - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - 7 hours 48 min ago

Medical Xpress

Increased dosing of malaria drug in children could decrease risk of infection
Medical Xpress
Piperaquine is a long-acting malaria drug that kills residual parasites and decreases the risk of reinfection. A study led by Uppsala University researcher Martin Bergstrand shows that increasing the dose used in children could potentially decrease the ...

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Rishi Kapoor hospitalised for malaria - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - 8 hours 57 min ago

Times of India

Rishi Kapoor hospitalised for malaria
Times of India
Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who was admitted to a hospital here after suffering from malaria, is likely to be discharged Thursday, said a source. The 62-year-old was hospitalised Wednesday at Lilavati hospital. READ MORE: Rishi Kapoor - The evergreen ...
Rishi Kapoor Hospitalised for Dengue and MalariaOutlook

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Three APF men test positive for 'malaria' - E Kantipur

Malaria News Feeds - 18 hours 46 min ago

Three APF men test positive for 'malaria'
E Kantipur
KATHMANDU, OCT 30 - Three of the 131 Armed Police Force personnel who had returned from peacekeeping missions in Ebola-hit Liberia on October 15 have tested positive for “malaria”, health authorities said on Wednesday. Four days after being placed ...

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Three APF men test positive for 'malaria' - E Kantipur

Malaria News Feeds - 18 hours 46 min ago

Three APF men test positive for 'malaria'
E Kantipur
KATHMANDU, OCT 30 - Three of the 131 Armed Police Force personnel who had returned from peacekeeping missions in Ebola-hit Liberia on October 15 have tested positive for “malaria”, health authorities said on Wednesday. Four days after being placed ...

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Gombe hails FG's N1.6bn annual malaria expenditure - The Punch

Malaria News Feeds - October 29, 2014 - 17:21

Gombe hails FG's N1.6bn annual malaria expenditure
The Punch
The Federal Government was on Wednesday commended for expending N1.6bn annually to fight malaria. Gombe State Commissioner for Health, Dr Ishaya Kennedy, gave this commendation during the commencement of the distribution of insecticide treated ...

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Eliminating malaria deaths with text messages shows promise - Humanosphere

Malaria News Feeds - October 29, 2014 - 15:33

Humanosphere

Eliminating malaria deaths with text messages shows promise
Humanosphere
It may sound too good to be true, but text messages are an effective tool in the global anti-malaria effort. The parasite, spread among people by mosquitoes, kills more than 600,000 people each year. Insecticide-treated bednets are well documented as ...
Text Messages Are a Surprisingly Effective Anti-Malaria MeasureNew York Magazine
Simple text message reminders may help fight malariaFox News
Text messages could help fight malaria, say Harvard scientistsFirstpost
Zee News -Science World Report
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Total Oil Campaigns Against Malaria With Football Game - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 29, 2014 - 13:09

Total Oil Campaigns Against Malaria With Football Game
AllAfrica.com
Total Oil Company Gambia, on Thursday celebrated a daylong campaign against malaria with a football game organised between Bakau Central and New Town played at the community's football ground. The event which was funded by Total Oil and ...

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England announce four-year partnership with Unicef in bid to tackle malaria - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - October 29, 2014 - 00:11

Daily Mail

England announce four-year partnership with Unicef in bid to tackle malaria
Daily Mail
England stars Wayne Rooney and Joe Hart have teamed up with Unicef, the world's leading children's organisation, to help battle malaria. The duo are part of the England Footballers Foundation (EFF) four-year partnership with Unicef to help fight the ...
Unicef teams with England Footballer's Foundation to raise awareness of malariaThe Drum
England stars including Wayne Rooney throw weight behind Unicef malaria ...Mirror.co.uk
England stars join malaria fightshropshirestar.com
UNICEF UK (blog)
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England stars including Wayne Rooney throw weight behind Unicef malaria ... - Mirror.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - October 29, 2014 - 00:10

UNICEF UK (blog)

England stars including Wayne Rooney throw weight behind Unicef malaria ...
Mirror.co.uk
Man Utd star Rooney, 29, said: “It's unbelievable that every 90 minutes - the time it takes to play a football match - 180 children will lose their lives to malaria. “As captain of the England football team I am hugely proud that we are able to help ...
One goal: England footballers team up to tackle the danger of malariaUNICEF UK (blog)
Unicef teams with England Footballer's Foundation to raise awareness of malariaThe Drum
England announce four-year partnership with Unicef in bid to tackle malariaDaily Mail
Daily Star -Tribal Football
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One goal: England footballers team up to tackle the danger of malaria - UNICEF UK (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 28, 2014 - 23:02

UNICEF UK (blog)

One goal: England footballers team up to tackle the danger of malaria
UNICEF UK (blog)
Today, some of the country's top footballers are taking on their most challenging opponent yet. The England Footballer's Foundation are teaming up with Unicef in a new four-year partnership to help tackle malaria, which still kills a child every 30 ...
Unicef teams with England Footballer's Foundation to raise awareness of malariaThe Drum
England announce four-year partnership with Unicef in bid to tackle malariaDaily Mail
England stars including Wayne Rooney throw weight behind Unicef malaria ...Mirror.co.uk
Daily News & Analysis -The Courier
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Text Messages Are a Surprisingly Effective Anti-Malaria Measure - New York Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - October 28, 2014 - 20:26

New York Magazine

Text Messages Are a Surprisingly Effective Anti-Malaria Measure
New York Magazine
Each year, malaria kills over 600,000 people, more than half of them children. In a study published today in PLOS ONE , researchers with the non-profit Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and Harvard University found that simple text message reminders ...
Simple text message reminders may help fight malariaFox News
Texting can help Combat MalariaCounsel & Heal
Could Text Messaging Help Stop Malaria?Science World Report

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Scientists discover exact receptor for DEET that repels mosquitoes

Science Daily - Malaria - October 28, 2014 - 18:57
The odorant receptor that makes DEET repellant to mosquitoes has been identified by a research team. DEET has been the gold standard of insect repellents for more than six decades, and more than 200 million people worldwide use DEET, the scientists say.
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Simple text message reminders may help fight malaria - Fox News

Malaria News Feeds - October 28, 2014 - 18:15

Fox News

Simple text message reminders may help fight malaria
Fox News
And with infectious diseases like malaria, drug resistant diseases can spread to others," said study co-author Julia Raifman, of the Harvard School of Public Health. "Even in the United States, studies show that about half of people don't adhere to ...
Text messages could be useful tool in fight against malariaEurekAlert (press release)
Texting can help Combat MalariaCounsel & Heal

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Text messages could be useful tool in fight against malaria - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - October 28, 2014 - 18:04

Text messages could be useful tool in fight against malaria
EurekAlert (press release)
New Haven, CT, Oct. 28 2014 – Each year, malaria kills over 600,000 people, more than half of them children. In a study published today in PLOS ONE , researchers with the non-profit Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and Harvard University found that ...

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Hilarious Skit! Comedian AY Takes On Malaria in #MalariaFreeNigeria - Bella Naija

Malaria News Feeds - October 28, 2014 - 14:42

Hilarious Skit! Comedian AY Takes On Malaria in #MalariaFreeNigeria
Bella Naija
AY Comedy Skit For No More Malaria [Screenshot] Comedian AY Makun is taking on Malaria in a new hilarious skit that is a part of the #MalariaFreeNigeria campaign which was started in April 2014. According to AY, the purpose is to create a funny video ...

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MP: Community volunteers help combat malaria, dengue in gas-affected areas - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - October 28, 2014 - 11:31

MP: Community volunteers help combat malaria, dengue in gas-affected areas
Hindustan Times
At a time when the state health department is having a tough time to control vector-borne diseases like malaria and dengue, a community-based initiative has helped in combating the diseases in Bhopal-gas tragedy affected ten localities in old city ...

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NU cautions faculty, students possibly traveling to African countries - Daily Nebraskan

Malaria News Feeds - October 28, 2014 - 05:58

Daily Nebraskan

NU cautions faculty, students possibly traveling to African countries
Daily Nebraskan
Although University of Nebraska students are prohibited from traveling to countries labeled a “Warning Level 3” by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a revised policy now allows faculty or staff members wishing to travel to one of these ...

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