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MoD row over anti-malarial drug as reports suggest troops use banned drugs - Express.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - August 30, 2015 - 15:03

Express.co.uk

MoD row over anti-malarial drug as reports suggest troops use banned drugs
Express.co.uk
Speaking last night the Plymouth MP said: "I was assured at that meeting that this drug was not now the MoD's frontline defence against malaria anywhere I thought this was fantastic. "I was even minded to recommend to the select committee that the MoD ...

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Health workers waste malaria medicines-Research - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - August 30, 2015 - 13:59

Daily Trust

Health workers waste malaria medicines-Research
Daily Trust
At present, many health workers treat patients based on signs and symptoms without testing their blood for the presence of malaria parasites, as recommended by the World Health Organization. This can result in patients with a fever being overdiagnosed ...

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Climate change probable reason for rise in malaria, dengue cases - TheHealthSite

Malaria News Feeds - August 29, 2015 - 05:16

Climate change probable reason for rise in malaria, dengue cases
TheHealthSite
Rising temperatures due to climate change will increase the spread of deadly vector-borne diseases like malaria and dengue especially in the Himalayan region, experts said here on Friday while emphasising there was an urgent need to “strengthen” the ...

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'Climate change will lead to rise in malaria, dengue cases' - Zee News

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2015 - 17:52

'Climate change will lead to rise in malaria, dengue cases'
Zee News
New Delhi: Rising temperatures due to climate change will increase the spread of deadly vector-borne diseases like malaria and dengue especially in the Himalayan region, experts said here on Friday while emphasising there was an urgent need to ...

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UN sets target to eradicate AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030 - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2015 - 16:23

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UN sets target to eradicate AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Wipe out and eradicate the big three — AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030? This is the target being set by the United Nations under the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be agreed in New York by the heads of states on ...
Swachh Bharat issue highlights the importance of sanitation: Mark SuzmanLivemint

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Training on Malaria Test Use Does Not Lead to Appropriate Treatment, Research ... - Infection Control Today

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2015 - 15:29

Drug Discovery & Development

Training on Malaria Test Use Does Not Lead to Appropriate Treatment, Research ...
Infection Control Today
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 Workers Wasting Expensive Malaria Drugs in NigeriaDrug Discovery & Development
Health personnel given refresher trainingGhanaWeb
Refresher training organised for health care providersBusinessGhana

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

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2015 - 15:09

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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91 Percent of Reported Malaria Deaths Occur in Sub-Saharan Africa - NMCP Manager - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2015 - 15:09

91 Percent of Reported Malaria Deaths Occur in Sub-Saharan Africa - NMCP Manager
AllAfrica.com
The programme manager at the National Malaria Control Program, Mr Balla Kandeh, revealed that 91% of reported deaths from malaria occur in sub-Saharan Africa where children under 5 years of age bear most of the burden. He made this statement while ...

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

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2015 - 13:18

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

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2015 - 13:04

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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DHMT Launches Fight Against Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2015 - 10:16

DHMT Launches Fight Against Malaria
AllAfrica.com
Bobonong — The head of the Bobirwa District Health Management Team (DHMT) Dr Jackson Kaguamba has assured councillors that his team is committed to eliminating malaria in the sub-district. Presenting on the malaria situation in Bobirwa, ...

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Containing The Threat Of Malaria - Leadership Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2015 - 02:31

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 - August 28, 2015 - 02:07

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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