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Global fight to defeat malaria... - New Vision

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New Vision

Global fight to defeat malaria...
New Vision
On the occasion of World Malaria Day, 25 April 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners aim to further increase public awareness about malaria and help promote proven prevention and control measures. Countries with improved malaria ...
Engaging the private sector in the global war against malariaThe Hindu
Role of Mobile Technology in Eradicating MalariaTHISDAY Live
WHO calls for greater investment to check malariaBusiness Standard
AllAfrica.com
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Pretoria scientists aid fight against malaria - BDlive

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BDlive

Pretoria scientists aid fight against malaria
BDlive
SWATHES of insecticide-laced netting stretched across the walls of people's homes may help control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, say scientists from the University of Pretoria (UP). Preliminary tests on an insecticide-impregna ted polymer mesh patented ...

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Fight against malaria a priority this year, say Pune doctors - Daily News & Analysis

Malaria News Feeds - 9 hours 19 min ago

Daily News & Analysis

Fight against malaria a priority this year, say Pune doctors
Daily News & Analysis
Pune: With 56 deaths in 2012 and 80 deaths in 2013 due to Malaria in the state, the vector-borne disease is still poses mortal danger to human beings. Though Pune has not recorded any death owing to the disease in last two years, medical experts of the ...

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Fighting malaria from childhood in Burkina Faso - Deutsche Welle

Malaria News Feeds - 9 hours 28 min ago

Fighting malaria from childhood in Burkina Faso
Deutsche Welle
Like in so many other African countries, malaria is not just something these children read about in textbooks. It is real - and it is and all around them. "Who has ever had malaria?" the teacher asks her pupils. The hands of almost each of the 80 ...

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Despite Gains in Controlling Malaria, Drug Resistance Remains a Concern - Voice of America

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Despite Gains in Controlling Malaria, Drug Resistance Remains a Concern
Voice of America
He says developed countries rid themselves of malaria by draining swamps, using screens on porches, and constructing buildings in higher elevations where mosquitoes that carry the parasite don't live. People in poor countries can't do that. A new push ...
Role of Mobile Technology in Eradicating MalariaTHISDAY Live
Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute Hosts World Malaria DayNewswise (press release)

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Drop in malaria cases, focus now on 'defeating the disease' - Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 21:38

Drop in malaria cases, focus now on 'defeating the disease'
Indian Express
This year's theme is 'Defeat malaria' and the health department has issued a series of posters and other information education and communication material to be distributed at villages, railway stations and bus stands. In high risk areas like Mumbai and ...

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Engaging the private sector in the global war against malaria - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 20:49

The Hindu

Engaging the private sector in the global war against malaria
The Hindu
The past decade has seen unprecedented progress against many of the world's leading global health challenges, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Thanks to bold commitment by political and business leaders alike, we have seen increased ...
Global fight to defeat malariaDominican Today
HEALTH WATCH: World Malaria DayNewsroom Panama

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Part 4: Malaria – too far to save a life - Vancouver Sun

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 17:50

Part 4: Malaria – too far to save a life
Vancouver Sun
ZAHN YEKEHYEE, Liberia - Amelia Dennis knew what to do when her three-year-old was stricken with fever. Dennis, a newly trained health volunteer in this remote jungle village, didn't merely speculate it was malaria — the child-killer that takes ...

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Making malaria history - MSUToday

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 16:58

MSUToday

Making malaria history
MSUToday
Making malaria history. Malaria is an ancient disease that still lives—and kills—around the globe. This is the story of an MSU researcher's decades-long battle to uncover the mysteries of the disease in the hopes of putting an end to it. For nearly ...

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Austrian Director Michael Glawogger Dies from Malaria - Variety

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 15:21

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Austrian Director Michael Glawogger Dies from Malaria
Variety
Glawogger has been travelling with two others in a red Volkswagen van on a year-long trip, starting in Eastern Europe, and also taking in Sierra Leone, Gambia and Senegal. Austrian Film Institute chief Roland Teichmann said Glawogger “never allowed ...
Austrian film maker dies from malariaSBS
Documentary filmmaker dies from malaria during Africa shootMother Nature Network (blog)
Austrian Director Michael Glawogger Dies During African ShootHollywood Reporter
Screen International
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Thai drug to stop malaria - eNCA

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 14:47

Thai drug to stop malaria
eNCA
Thailand's National Science and Technology Development Agency in a press conference on Monday announced its discovery of the P218 chemical, a new anti-malaria drug that is expected to go through pre-clinical trials before being manufactured. Reuters.
NSTDA Discovers New Anti-Malaria DrugBioResearch Online (press release)

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Global fight to defeat malaria - SKNVibes.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 13:22

SKNVibes.com

Global fight to defeat malaria
SKNVibes.com
BASSETERRE St. Kitts, april 23rd, 2014 -- Tools are now available to end deaths from malaria and move towards malaria elimination. Since 2000, global malaria deaths have fallen by 42 per cent, but continued investment and sustained political support is ...
HEALTH WATCH: World Malaria DayNewsroom Panama

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World Malaria Day 2014: Towards near zero preventable deaths by 2015 - India.Com Health

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 13:16

India.Com Health

World Malaria Day 2014: Towards near zero preventable deaths by 2015
India.Com Health
UNITAID is dedicating 34 million USD on reducing malaria case-fatality through its project rolling out over the coming weeks to treat the severest cases. Every year thousands of children across Africa die from severe malaria. If left untreated, severe ...

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Infrared light puts malaria to the test - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 11:50

Phys.Org

Infrared light puts malaria to the test
Phys.Org
A quick and inexpensive test that uses infrared light to detect malaria at a very early stage of its development could dramatically reduce the number of people who die from the disease. The research by Monash University and the University of Melbourne ...

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Climate data could help Tanzania curb malaria - Health24.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 10:25

Climate data could help Tanzania curb malaria
Health24.com
Augustine Kanemba, the Tanzania Meteorological Agency's principal meteorologist, said climate variability is an important driver of malaria because variations in rainfall, temperature and humidity affect the spread of the disease. "Malaria breeding ...

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Top 5 promising researches in malaria treatment, prevention and control - India.Com Health

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 09:55

India.Com Health

Top 5 promising researches in malaria treatment, prevention and control
India.Com Health
Malaria is the deadliest vector-borne disease that is spread through female Anopheles mosquitoes. It kills more than one million people worldwide, mainly children and pregnant women. The reason behind this is the poor hygienic conditions, poor control ...

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Infrared light puts malaria to the test - HealthCanal.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 09:10

Infrared light puts malaria to the test
HealthCanal.com
A quick and inexpensive test that uses infrared light to detect malaria at a very early stage of its development could dramatically reduce the number of people who die from the disease. The research by Monash University and the University of Melbourne ...

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Nigeria: Malaria Still a Silent Killer in Nigeria, 627000 Deaths Recorded Annually - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 07:59

Nigeria: Malaria Still a Silent Killer in Nigeria, 627000 Deaths Recorded Annually
AllAfrica.com
Malaria still remains one of the silent killers in Nigeria as about 627,000 deaths are recorded annually, especially among children under the age of five, the General Manager, Joint Ventures Operations, Mobil Producing Nigeria, Mr. John Arkley, said ...
Nigeria: FG, ExxonMobil launch fresh malaria prevention campaign in Rivers ...WorldStage

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Malaria Still a Silent Killer in Nigeria, 627000 Deaths Recorded Annually - Codewit World News

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 06:32

Malaria Still a Silent Killer in Nigeria, 627000 Deaths Recorded Annually
Codewit World News
23042014C Malaria 1805 Resized Malaria still remains one of the silent killers in Nigeria as about 627,000 deaths are recorded annually, especially among children under the age of five, the General Manager, Joint Ventures Operations, Mobil Producing ...
Nigeria: FG, ExxonMobil launch fresh malaria prevention campaign in Rivers ...WorldStage

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UN urges vigilance in fight against malaria ahead of World Malaria Day - Radio Australia

Malaria News Feeds - April 23, 2014 - 06:21

UN urges vigilance in fight against malaria ahead of World Malaria Day
Radio Australia
According to the most recent data from the World Health Organisation, malaria mortality rates have decreased by 42 per cent globally, but that the Asia-Pacific continues to carry the second largest burden of malaria globally. Presenter: Geraldine Coutts.

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