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Chembio Awarded Grant to Develop Next-Generation Point-of-Care Diagnostic ... - Nasdaq

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Chembio Awarded Grant to Develop Next-Generation Point-of-Care Diagnostic ...
Nasdaq
Chembio's DPP® technology has been selected for this grant due to its exceptional sensitivity and potential to aid the foundation in its goal of eradicating malaria. To achieve this goal, diagnostics must be capable of detecting the malaria parasite in ...

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EYD must maintain focus on combating malaria - TheParliamentMagazine.eu

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EYD must maintain focus on combating malaria
TheParliamentMagazine.eu
The fight against malaria, the sixth MDG, has long been heralded as arguably the most successful campaign of its kind. The widespread distribution of nets, effective treatments and rapid diagnosis tests have seen mortality figures drop an impressive 47 ...

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New treatment to cure common strain of malaria, researchers say - SBS

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New treatment to cure common strain of malaria, researchers say
SBS
Malaria is one of the world's most prevalent diseases, affecting about 200 million people. There have been successes and failures trying to combat the disease, but now a group of Australian and Papua New Guinean researchers believe they have developed ...

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Malaria/Ebola “Sierra Leone making progress”- says Foreign Assessment Mission - Sierra Express Media

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Malaria/Ebola “Sierra Leone making progress”- says Foreign Assessment Mission
Sierra Express Media
The two cycles Mass Drugs Administration Malaria Campaign implemented by the National Malaria Control Programme, Ministry of Health and Sanitation with Technical support by WHO in collaboration with MSF,UNICEF and other partners have been rated ...
WHO initiative delivers malarial treatment door-to-door in Sierra LeoneVaccine News Daily
Missionary shares Sierra Leone experiences at Wrightsville MethodistLumina News
How to Win the Ebola WarAllAfrica.com

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Gov't Reports No Gains Against Malaria Deaths - The Cambodia Daily (subscription)

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Gov't Reports No Gains Against Malaria Deaths
The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
The number of Cambodians who died of malaria last year was exactly the same as in 2013, according to the latest figures from the National Malaria Center (CNM), which hopes to entirely eliminate fatal cases of the mosquito-borne parasite this year.

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Building a molecular lego to fight malaria and TB - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 19:00

Building a molecular lego to fight malaria and TB
The Hindu
Tuberculosis and malaria are the most prevalent diseases that kill mankind today. Currently available methods and drugs are unable to stem the tide. This is why governments, the Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust and others are investing large sums to ...

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Sierra Leone News : Malaria/Ebola! “Sierra Leone making progress” - Says ... - Awareness Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 17:18

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Sierra Leone News : Malaria/Ebola! “Sierra Leone making progress” - Says ...
Awareness Times
The anti-malaria Mass Drugs Administration Campaign implemented by the National Malaria Control Programme, Ministry of Health and Sanitation with Technical support from WHO in collaboration with MSF,UNICEF and other partners have been rated as a ...
WHO initiative delivers malarial treatment door-to-door in Sierra LeoneVaccine News Daily
Missionary shares Sierra Leone experiences at Wrightsville MethodistLumina News
How to Win the Ebola WarAllAfrica.com

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IFRC receives an award for its dedication and support to the Alliance for ... - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 15:13

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IFRC receives an award for its dedication and support to the Alliance for ...
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Over the last decade, with the support of the Alliance of Malaria Prevention (AMP), countries have reduced the burden of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa by more than 50 per cent, thus avoiding more than 4 million deaths. This in turn has had a positive ...

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Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria - Biztech Africa

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 13:50

Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria
Biztech Africa
A team of young Ugandan innovators has developed a tool that can diagnose malaria using a smartphone – a discovery that may eliminate the tedious and costly traditional blood samples and a laboratory procedures and ultimately help in combating the ...

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Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria - Biztech Africa

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 13:50

Ugandan innovators use smartphones to detect malaria
Biztech Africa
A team of young Ugandan innovators has developed a tool that can diagnose malaria using a smartphone – a discovery that may eliminate the tedious and costly traditional blood samples and a laboratory procedures and ultimately help in combating the ...

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It's malaria, not Ebola! - Jamaica Observer

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 07:44

Jamaica Observer

It's malaria, not Ebola!
Jamaica Observer
The ministry, however, confirmed that it was treating a Nigerian student who has had a relapse of malaria. "It has come to the attention of the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment that information is being circulated about a possible case ...

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New West African restaurant will raise money for malaria while feeding hungry ... - Manchester Evening News

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 06:00

Manchester Evening News

New West African restaurant will raise money for malaria while feeding hungry ...
Manchester Evening News
It is also going to help in the fight against malaria. Suya, named after the restaurant's signature dish - a spicy chargrilled chicken or beef dish popular in Nigeria - will be opening in Stretford Mall and owner Maryam Idris-Usman wants to give ...

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Mosquito nets are being used for something other than Malaria prevention, and ... - AOL News

Malaria News Feeds - January 27, 2015 - 20:05

Mosquito nets are being used for something other than Malaria prevention, and ...
AOL News
Mosquito nets are the main form of defense against malaria, a disease that kills hundreds of thousands each year. But starvation is also an imminent threat that forces families into a critical dilemma: protect themselves from malaria or leave ...

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Got Bees? Got Vitamin A? Got Malaria? - HealthCanal.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 21:23

Got Bees? Got Vitamin A? Got Malaria?
HealthCanal.com
The study in PLOS ONE presents the first-ever empirical test of how declining pollinators may increase risk of nutrient deficiencies — with worrisome connections to diseases like measles and malaria, so prevalent in the developing world. (Photo: Jon ...

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Indian scientists raise fresh hope for novel malaria vaccine - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 19:03

Digital Journal

Indian scientists raise fresh hope for novel malaria vaccine
Hindustan Times
Scientists at the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi and JNU have discovered a new molecule that can help develop a novel malaria vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum, one of the species of the parasite ...
Antibiotics help spread malariaDigital Journal

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Malawi: Stagnant water attracting malaria mosquitos - Eyewitness News

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 17:01

Eyewitness News

Malawi: Stagnant water attracting malaria mosquitos
Eyewitness News
Malawi: Stagnant water attracting malaria mosquitos. One doctor says majority of the children they've treated under the age of five have diarrhoea. Water may be receding but there are still villages in Malawi that are cut off due to the flooding ...
Malawi: 2.6 M Swiss franc emergency appeal as flood-hit country fears long ...International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Chakwera visits flooded Chikwawa: Malawi opposition chief cautions against ...Nyasa Times

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AFCON Diary: Match-winners with malaria, celebrating journos and drama aplenty - Sport360°

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 10:26

Sport360°

AFCON Diary: Match-winners with malaria, celebrating journos and drama aplenty
Sport360°
BATA, Equatorial Guinea - Esteban Becker was drenched in sweat as he walked through the mixed zone towards Equatorial Guinea's team bus, and clearly exhausted too. The conditions are crushingly humid here but the Argentine had another reason to be ...
Drama Looms At Africa Cup of NationsAllAfrica.com

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Malaria - the Other Epidemic - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 07:45

Malaria - the Other Epidemic
AllAfrica.com
In 2013 there were more than 1.7 million cases of malaria in Sierra Leone, a small country in West Africa with a population of six million. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 4,326 people died of the disease that year. "This girl had ...

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UMass researchers find value in 'whole plant' treatment of malaria - The Recorder

Malaria News Feeds - January 26, 2015 - 02:26

The Recorder

UMass researchers find value in 'whole plant' treatment of malaria
The Recorder
University of Massachusetts Amherst scientists Mostafa A. Elfawal, Stephen M. Rich and their team at the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology found that malaria parasites in mice adapted several times faster to artemisinin, the drug commonly prescribed ...

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