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Africa: Investing to End HIV, TB and Malaria As Epidemics - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2015 - 12:22

Africa: Investing to End HIV, TB and Malaria As Epidemics
AllAfrica.com
Tokyo — The Global Fund is convening a major international meeting this week to address the challenge of funding programs to accelerate the end HIV, TB and malaria as epidemics, and to build stronger systems for health that lead to universal health ...

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Using mutant mosquitoes to kill malaria can be dangerous for humans - DailyO

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2015 - 11:17

Using mutant mosquitoes to kill malaria can be dangerous for humans
DailyO
A strange, but important part of this disease, is that this genetically varied population affected by sickle cell anaemia is resistant to malaria. Given the fact that nearly two million people die of malaria annually, and ninety per cent are from the ...

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Zimbabwe: Malaria Outbreak Leaves Four Dead - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2015 - 09:12

Zimbabwe: Malaria Outbreak Leaves Four Dead
AllAfrica.com
Four people died, while 1 200 others were treated for malaria in Karoi town following an outbreak that occurred in the past two months, Mashonaland West provincial medical director Dr Wancelous Nyamayaro has said. In an interview yesterday, ...

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Calls for inquiry into army use of Malaria drug - ABC Online

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2015 - 08:32

Calls for inquiry into army use of Malaria drug
ABC Online
TIM PALMER: More former soldiers are coming forward with accounts of mental health problems linked to an anti-Malaria drug they were forced to take for the deployment to East Timor. The Defence bureaucracy in Canberra continues to resist demands for a ...

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Malaria outbreak leaves four dead - The Herald

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2015 - 22:17

Malaria outbreak leaves four dead
The Herald
Four people died, while 1 200 others were treated for malaria in Karoi town following an outbreak that occurred in the past two months, Mashonaland West provincial medical director Dr Wancelous Nyamayaro has said. In an interview yesterday, ...

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Glaxosmithkline signs five-year partnership with Comic Relief to crackdown on ... - This is Money

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2015 - 18:48

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Glaxosmithkline signs five-year partnership with Comic Relief to crackdown on ...
This is Money
The partnership aims to support the World Health Organisation's target to cut malaria deaths over the next 15 years and the Roll Back Malaria partnership's goal of a malaria-free world. In 2015 there were 214m malaria cases and 438,000 deaths – 90pc in ...
Comic Relief and GSK form five-year partnership to fight malaria and ...FiercePharma
Comic Relief and GSK team up to help fight malariaEuropean Pharmaceutical Review
GSK donates £17m to Comic Relief malaria partnershipPharmaTimes
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Comic Relief and GSK form five-year partnership to fight malaria and ... - FiercePharma

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2015 - 16:18

Comic Relief and GSK form five-year partnership to fight malaria and ...
FiercePharma
A five-year partnership to fight malaria and improve health in five countries worst affected by the disease has today been launched by Comic Relief and GSK. The two organisations are teaming up in support of global efforts to strengthen health systems' ...
GSK donates £17m to Comic Relief malaria partnershipPharmaTimes

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GSK donates £17m to Comic Relief malaria partnership - PharmaTimes

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2015 - 11:19

GSK donates £17m to Comic Relief malaria partnership
PharmaTimes
The five-year alliance aims to support global efforts to strengthen health systems' capabilities to fight malaria - which still claims almost half a million lives every year despite being preventable and curable - and reduce case incidence and ...
GSK - GlaxoSmithKline plc: Comic Relief and GSK form five-year partnership to ...The Wall Street Transcript

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Uganda: Malaria Cases Shoot Up Again in Gulu - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2015 - 11:18

Uganda: Malaria Cases Shoot Up Again in Gulu
AllAfrica.com
Gulu — Despite several interventions by government and other stakeholders to combat malaria in Acholi sub-region, the number of people reporting at medical facilities with the disease has gone up. At Ongako Health Centre III in Gulu District, medical ...

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Diagnostic tool aids malaria control in remote settings - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2015 - 11:03

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Diagnostic tool aids malaria control in remote settings
SciDev.Net
They, therefore, tested the use of a Deki Reader — an electronic diagnostic device for performing rapid diagnostic testing (RDT) of malaria and data capture of patients' records — in eleven sites made up of a sub-district hospital, ten health centres ...

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Nigeria: 'Why Fever Does Not Always Mean Malaria' - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2015 - 07:25

Nigeria: 'Why Fever Does Not Always Mean Malaria'
AllAfrica.com
The head case management branch of the National Malaria elimination programme, Dr Godwin Ntadom has advised people to desist from always thinking of malaria alone when they have fever. Fever means having an abnormally high body temperature or ...

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'Highly objectionable that no vaccine has been found for malaria' - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - December 15, 2015 - 00:06

'Highly objectionable that no vaccine has been found for malaria'
The Hindu
A vaccine for malaria would have been available by now had the disease been rampant in the United States, said Sir Richard John Roberts, a biochemist and molecular biologist, who won the Nobel Prize in 1993. Delivering the Centenary Lecture – 5 as part ...

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'Gene drive' that spreads infertility, in Mosquitoes could eradicate malaria ... - Techworm

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2015 - 15:10

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'Gene drive' that spreads infertility, in Mosquitoes could eradicate malaria ...
Techworm
Every year millions of humans die at the hands of malaria which is spread by mosquitoes. In the fight against malaria, UK scientists say they have reached a milestone by creating a genetically modified mosquito that is infertile. In other words, the ...
Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Might Spell End Of MalariaScience Times
The Best Way To Prevent Malaria And Keep Mosquitoes AwayNAIJ.COM
Is this the END of malaria? Scientists reveal genetically modified ...Express.co.uk
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Tanzania Should Eradicate Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2015 - 12:18

Tanzania Should Eradicate Malaria
AllAfrica.com
Although some progress has been made in the fight against malaria in Tanzania, the disease is still a threat. It kills about 60,000 people annually, 80 per cent of them being children under the age of five. This is happening at a time, when health ...

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Of engineered salmon, cloned puppies and malaria-fighting mossies - News24

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2015 - 11:07

Of engineered salmon, cloned puppies and malaria-fighting mossies
News24
Other genetically modified animals we can look forward to include a type of mosquito that can introduce malaria-blocking genes into mossie populations via interbreeding (in this instance, unlike the AquAdvantage salmon, the artificially modified ...

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The Best Way To Prevent Malaria And Keep Mosquitoes Away - NAIJ.COM

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2015 - 10:55

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The Best Way To Prevent Malaria And Keep Mosquitoes Away
NAIJ.COM
Also be aware about this fact about mosquitoes, More deaths are caused by mosquitoes than any other animal, thanks to bugs' aid in spreading malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever and encephalitis. A single malarial mosquito can infect more than 100 ...
Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Might Spell End Of MalariaScience Times
'Gene drive' that spreads infertility, in Mosquitoes could eradicate malaria ...Techworm
Is this the END of malaria? Scientists reveal genetically modified ...Express.co.uk
Pulse Nigeria -Metro
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High resistance to malaria drug used in pregnancy found - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2015 - 09:29

SciDev.Net

High resistance to malaria drug used in pregnancy found
SciDev.Net
The rapid and widespread resistance to the malaria drug, sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) in Tanzania could undermine improvement in malaria treatment during pregnancy, a study says. The study conducted in Tanzania established that the prevalence of ...

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Bill Gates funds Dutch project to beat malaria with anti-mosquito netting - DutchNews.nl

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2015 - 09:17

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Bill Gates funds Dutch project to beat malaria with anti-mosquito netting
DutchNews.nl
Wageningen-based In2Care is involved the five-year project, which is being coordinated by Penn State University researchers. The aim is to investigate a new method for preventing the transmission of malaria. The method involves keeping mosquitoes out ...

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Tanzania: Expert - Malaria War Lacks Political Will - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2015 - 06:45

Tanzania: Expert - Malaria War Lacks Political Will
AllAfrica.com
Dar es Salaam — Tanzania would have joined countries which have managed to eliminate malaria in the past decade only if there was a political will to do so, an expert on malaria research said yesterday. Sri Lanka, one of the countries which have ...

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Civic body reaches out to Churches for malaria, dengue awareness drive - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2015 - 03:54

Civic body reaches out to Churches for malaria, dengue awareness drive
Times of India
After the Sunday mass prayer on 13 December at the Sacred Heart Church in Vashi, the civic health department staff explained to the gathering the causes of malaria, dengue as well as filaria infection. At the makeshift stalls at the church premises ...

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