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Genocea Biosciences awarded $1.2 million grant from Gates Foundation for ... - Vaccine News Daily

Malaria News Feeds - September 25, 2014 - 17:07

Genocea Biosciences awarded $1.2 million grant from Gates Foundation for ...
Vaccine News Daily
Genocea Biosciences Clinical stage biopharmaceutical company Genocea Biosciences, Inc., announced on Tuesday that it received a $1.2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to identify protective T cell antigens for malaria vaccines.

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Cuba and Ghana Sign Accord to Fight Malaria - Cuba News

Malaria News Feeds - September 25, 2014 - 16:55

Cuba News

Cuba and Ghana Sign Accord to Fight Malaria
Cuba News
Cuba and Ghana Sign Accord to Fight Malaria HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 25 (acn) Cuba's Biological Laboratories enterprise Labiofam and Ghana signed a letter of intention on Wednesday to keep bilateral actions towards the control of Malaria in the African nation ...

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Asda to sell own-brand malaria tablets - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - September 25, 2014 - 15:49

The Guardian

Asda to sell own-brand malaria tablets
The Guardian
Asda is the first UK supermarket to produce and sell its own-brand malaria tablets. The tablets are on sale for £12 for 12 tablets at Asda pharmacies, which according to the supermarket is 50% less than the same drug costs at other pharmacies. The drug ...

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Statement from Dr Fatoumata Nafo Traoré on the occasion of the United Nations General Assembly

Roll Back Malaria - September 25, 2014 - 15:00
The MDGs have been a blessing for the global malaria fight. Having an agreed global malaria target has helped leaders move mountains to achieve the impressive cuts in malaria mortality we see today...
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The MDGs were good for malaria control, says RBM Executive Director at launch of a new UN report

Roll Back Malaria - September 25, 2014 - 15:00
Global leaders in health and sustainable development launched today the MDG Advocates' Leaders Report, a publication by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's MDG Advocacy Group. The report shows the positive impact that the eight MDGs have so far had on the world's most vulnerable populations...
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Dengue fever, malaria in the Himalayas

Science Daily - Malaria - September 25, 2014 - 12:22
Research by Nepalese and German scientists analyzes the current situation of malaria and Dengue fever in the Himalayan country of Nepal, and highlights how they profit from climate change and globalization.
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Malaria Vaccine Just a Step Away - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 25, 2014 - 11:25

Malaria Vaccine Just a Step Away
AllAfrica.com
Data from the phase III vaccine trial programme conducted for Glaxo SmithKline (GSK)'s malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S, at 13 African research centres in Nigeria and eight African countries have been included to support a filing made by the firm to ...

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USARAF Chief: Troops in Ebola Effort Have Minimal Chance of Infection - Military.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 24, 2014 - 21:18

Military.com

USARAF Chief: Troops in Ebola Effort Have Minimal Chance of Infection
Military.com
In 2003, 79 U.S. troops, mostly Marines, became infected with malaria during a peacekeeping mission in Liberia; three nearly died. In 2010, a Navy Seabee who contracted malaria on a good-will mission there died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in ...
Liberians Explain Why the Ebola Crisis Is Way Worse Than You ThinkMother Jones

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Cuba: Labiofam Congress Highlights Campaign to Eradicate Malaria in West ... - Cubasi.cu

Malaria News Feeds - September 24, 2014 - 12:38

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Cuba: Labiofam Congress Highlights Campaign to Eradicate Malaria in West ...
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The results of the campaign to eradicate malaria in West African countries will be showcased at Labiofam 2014 International Congress, which kick off in this city today with representatives from several countries. Dr. Marianne J Ngoulla, Health Advisor ...
Labiofam International Congress Registers High ParticipationteleSUR English

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SAP Innovation Helps The Global Fund Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in ... - Insurance News Net

Malaria News Feeds - September 24, 2014 - 12:06

SAP Innovation Helps The Global Fund Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in ...
Insurance News Net
WALLDORF, Germany , Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Fund is an international financing organization started in 2002 to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that SAP technology is helping the ...
Africa's Ecobank extends partnership with Global FundFTSE Global Markets

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Dutch doctor feared to have Ebola has malaria - Yahoo News

Malaria News Feeds - September 24, 2014 - 11:55

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Dutch doctor feared to have Ebola has malaria
Yahoo News
"She's being treated for malaria," Harald Wychgel, spokesman for the National Institute for Health and the Environment (RIVM), told AFP of Erdi Huizenga. "We have carried out tests to see if she's also infected with Ebola. The results show that for the ...
Dutch patients do not have ebola: health officialsNL Times

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"Anglican Church has the power, influence to eradicate malaria in Central Africa" - Anglicannews

Malaria News Feeds - September 24, 2014 - 09:23

"Anglican Church has the power, influence to eradicate malaria in Central Africa"
Anglicannews
An Anglican anti-malaria activist from Central Africa has said that the Anglican Church in the region has the power and influence to combat malaria in the region due to its consistent presence across national borders. In an interview with ACNS, the ...

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Hope rises as new malaria vaccine lands in 2015 - The Punch

Malaria News Feeds - September 24, 2014 - 02:28

The Punch

Hope rises as new malaria vaccine lands in 2015
The Punch
She stated, “The vaccine RTS,S is intended exclusively for use against the Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite, which is most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa. Around 90 per cent of estimated deaths from malaria occur in SSA, and 77 per cent of these ...

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U.S. Department of Defense Health Official Speaks Out on Ebola and Other Threats

Scientific American - September 24, 2014 - 00:28
Earlier this month, I posted a Q&A on the Ebola outbreak with a Stevens colleague, medical anthropologist Theresa MacPhail. MacPhail also put me in touch with someone who could provide more...

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Mefloquine fails to replace SP for malaria prevention during pregnancy - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - September 23, 2014 - 18:54

Mefloquine fails to replace SP for malaria prevention during pregnancy
Medical Xpress
In today's issue of PLOS Medicine, Clara Menendez from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain, and colleagues report results from two large randomized controlled trials conducted in Africa to test an alternative drug for malaria ...

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Mefloquine fails to replace SP for malaria prevention during pregnancy - Science Codex

Malaria News Feeds - September 23, 2014 - 18:34

Mefloquine fails to replace SP for malaria prevention during pregnancy
Science Codex
In this issue of PLOS Medicine, Clara Menendez from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain, and colleagues report results from two large randomized controlled trials conducted in Africa to test an alternative drug for malaria ...

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Mefloquine fails to replace SP for malaria prevention during pregnancy

Science Daily - Malaria - September 23, 2014 - 18:27
Two large randomized controlled trials conducted in Africa tested an alternative drug for malaria prevention in HIV-negative and HIV-positive pregnant women.
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Mefloquine fails to replace SP for malaria prevention during pregnancy - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - September 23, 2014 - 18:07

Mefloquine fails to replace SP for malaria prevention during pregnancy
EurekAlert (press release)
In this issue of PLOS Medicine, Clara Menendez from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain, and colleagues report results from two large randomized controlled trials conducted in Africa to test an alternative drug for malaria ...

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Premature Deaths Multiply as Climate Changes

Scientific American - September 23, 2014 - 13:35
The Word Health Organization estimates that an additional 250,000 people will die every year between 2030 and 2050 thanks to global warming

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Genocea Biosciences (GNCA) Receives $1.2M Grant for Malaria Vaccine ... - StreetInsider.com (subscription)

Malaria News Feeds - September 23, 2014 - 12:13

Genocea Biosciences (GNCA) Receives $1.2M Grant for Malaria Vaccine ...
StreetInsider.com (subscription)
The grant, which extends Genocea's existing malaria collaboration with the Gates Foundation through 2015, supports comprehensive screening of the malaria proteome to identify targets of protective T cell responses. The Gates Foundation also invested in ...

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