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Funds, staff promised to tackle malaria in Agency - The Hindu

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Funds, staff promised to tackle malaria in Agency
The Hindu
At a review on Friday with Tribal Welfare Minister Ravela Kishore Babu on the intensity of malaria in the Agency, he said the government would provide para medical staff, medical officers, and funds for malathion chemical to prevent breeding of mosquitoes.

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Bible school offers education, fun and protecting African children from malaria - Mountain Mail Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - July 3, 2015 - 16:46

Mountain Mail Newspaper

Bible school offers education, fun and protecting African children from malaria
Mountain Mail Newspaper
Children in First Lutheran Church's “Kids at Sky” Vacation Bible School are having fun, learning about the Bible and helping protect children in Africa from malaria. One of their projects is participating in an international missions effort to quash ...

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Chattisgarh government to launch anti-malaria drive in 2000 villages - Economic Times

Malaria News Feeds - July 3, 2015 - 11:11

Chattisgarh government to launch anti-malaria drive in 2000 villages
Economic Times
"The state government has planned to run a comprehensive drive to deal with malaria in 23 out of 27 districts from this month," a health official here said today. For the purpose, the health Department has constituted 379 teams for spraying mosquito ...
Anti-malaria drive in 2000 Ch'garh villagesBusiness Standard
Chhattisgarh- Anti-malaria drive in 2000 villagesNiticentral

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SA Biomed Team Part of Breakthrough in Malaria Research - WOAI.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 3, 2015 - 10:33

SA Biomed Team Part of Breakthrough in Malaria Research
WOAI.com
Researchers at San Antonio's Texas BioMed have been part of a project which is seen as a potential breakthrough in the centuries old fight against malaria, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. Malaria, despite its 19th Century image, remains one of the ...

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Anti-malaria drive in 2000 Ch'garh villages - Business Standard

Malaria News Feeds - July 3, 2015 - 10:30

Anti-malaria drive in 2000 Ch'garh villages
Business Standard
Chhattisgarh Government will soon launch a drive for early prevention of malaria during ongoing monsoon season under which mosquito repellant will be sprayed in around 2000 villages across the state. "The state government has planned to run a ...

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Big Boost for War Against Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 3, 2015 - 07:41

Big Boost for War Against Malaria
AllAfrica.com
Kibaha — A biolarvicide plant, the first of its kind in Africa, was launched here amid hopes that the country was on the right track towards winning the war against the deadly malaria. President Jakaya Kikwete and visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister ...
President Jakaya Kikwete opens new malaria insecticides factoryCoastweek
Tanzania's biolarvicides to boost Africa's anti-malaria campaignIPPmedia

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Malaria claims 30 in Gulu since May - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - July 3, 2015 - 05:47

New Vision

Malaria claims 30 in Gulu since May
New Vision
Atleast thirty people in Gulu district have died of malaria since May this year, authorities have said. John Opwonya, the district malaria focal point person said the deaths were recorded from the beginning of May to the third week of June. Opwonya ...

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Laser tool can diagnose malaria in seconds, study finds - MedCity News

Malaria News Feeds - July 2, 2015 - 15:39

MedCity News

Laser tool can diagnose malaria in seconds, study finds
MedCity News
Laser technology to diagnose malaria — one of the world's deadliest diseases — succeeded in early trials. Rice University researchers tested an experimental laser device that can diagnose malaria in a few seconds. The ultra-rapid diagnostic may offer ...

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Sanaria raises $48.5M from Equatorial Guinea, oil and gas companies to ... - FierceVaccines

Malaria News Feeds - July 2, 2015 - 12:29

Sanaria raises $48.5M from Equatorial Guinea, oil and gas companies to ...
FierceVaccines
The government of Equatorial Guinea has teamed up with Marathon Oil, Noble Energy and AMPCO to sponsor the development of the Sanaria PfSPZ vaccine against malaria. The $48.5 million in funding includes support for clinical trials from 2015 to 2018, ...

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Malaria Drug Factory Opens On Thursday - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 2, 2015 - 09:50

Malaria Drug Factory Opens On Thursday
AllAfrica.com
A STATE-of-art Biolarvicides factory that promises to wipe out the deadly malaria in the country is scheduled for official launch today. President Jakaya Kikwete and the visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, are expected to officiate ...

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Ethiopian premier attends African leaders malaria alliance summit - StarAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2015 - 18:00

Ethiopian premier attends African leaders malaria alliance summit
StarAfrica.com
A high-level Ethiopian delegation led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn left on Wednesday for Tanzania to attend the African Leaders Malaria Alliance summit of Heads of State and Government.The African Leaders Malaria Alliance Chairperson, ...

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Sanaria malaria vaccine gets oil company, Equatorial Guinea funding - Washington Business Journal (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2015 - 15:01

Washington Business Journal (blog)

Sanaria malaria vaccine gets oil company, Equatorial Guinea funding
Washington Business Journal (blog)
Oil companies Noble Energy (NYSE: NBL) and Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) have partnered with the Republic of Equatorial Guinea to fund trials of a malaria drug being developed by Rockville-based Sanaria Inc. Together they will invest $48.5 million to fund ...

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Careful, How You Use Malaria Drugs to Prevent Infection - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2015 - 11:01

Careful, How You Use Malaria Drugs to Prevent Infection
AllAfrica.com
To prevent malaria, Ugandans are told to spray their houses with insecticide, add protective wire meshing to their ventilators, clear bushes, drain away stagnant water and sleep under insecticide-treated mosquito nets. They are also advised to wear ...

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FG Moves Against Malaria-Induced Pregnancy Deaths - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2015 - 11:01

Leadership Newspapers

FG Moves Against Malaria-Induced Pregnancy Deaths
AllAfrica.com
Federal government is revising national guidelines and strategies for the control and prevention of malaria during pregnancy to reduce incidences of death. Speaking at a dissemination workshop for the revised National Guideline and Strategies for the ...
FG Revises Malaria Treatment For Pregnant WomenLeadership Newspapers

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Substandard drugs pile on Nigeria's malaria burden - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2015 - 10:12

Substandard drugs pile on Nigeria's malaria burden
SciDev.Net
In 2013, the researchers bought antimalarials in Enugu, a city with about 3.3 million people, from 421 outlets such as pharmacies and public health facilities by using mystery clients who pretended to be sick of malaria or whotold vendors that they ...

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Man tested for Ebola after returning to Japan from West Africa; malaria suspected - The Japan Times

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2015 - 07:04

The Sentinel

Man tested for Ebola after returning to Japan from West Africa; malaria suspected
The Japan Times
SHIZUOKA – A Japanese man in his 40s was preliminarily diagnosed with malaria on Tuesday but is undergoing additional tests for Ebola after complaining of a high fever following his return to Shizuoka from Guinea, health ministry and local government ...
Health Q&A: Malaria killed more after Ebola outbreakThe Sentinel
74000 cases of malaria were not reported in Guinea due to Ebola scareVocal Republic
Man in Japan being tested for Ebola after return from W. AfricaMainichi Daily News

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Careful, how you use malaria drugs to prevent infection - The Observer (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2015 - 05:36

The Observer (blog)

Careful, how you use malaria drugs to prevent infection
The Observer (blog)
To prevent malaria, Ugandans are told to spray their houses with insecticide, add protective wire meshing to their ventilators, clear bushes, drain away stagnant water and sleep under insecticide-treated mosquito nets. They are also advised to wear ...

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FG Revises Malaria Treatment For Pregnant Women - Leadership Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2015 - 04:38

Leadership Newspapers

FG Revises Malaria Treatment For Pregnant Women
Leadership Newspapers
At a dissemination workshop for the revised National Guideline and Strategies for the Prevention and Control of Malaria During Pregnancy, yesterday in Abuja, the Head, Case Management, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), Dr Godwin ...
FG moves against malaria-induced pregnancy deathsDaily Trust

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FG moves against malaria-induced pregnancy deaths - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2015 - 04:07

Leadership Newspapers

FG moves against malaria-induced pregnancy deaths
Daily Trust
Federal government is revising national guidelines and strategies for the control and prevention of malaria during pregnancy to reduce incidences of death. Speaking at a dissemination workshop for the revised National Guideline and Strategies for the ...
FG Revises Malaria Treatment For Pregnant WomenLeadership Newspapers

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Equatorial Guinea agrees to malaria vaccine development program - Vaccine News Daily

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2015 - 21:38

Vaccine News Daily

Equatorial Guinea agrees to malaria vaccine development program
Vaccine News Daily
According to estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria caused approximately 198 million clinical cases and 584,000 deaths in 2013. Many of these illnesses and deaths were caused by the Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite.

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