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New anti-malaria drug launched in Tamale - Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Malaria News Feeds - July 7, 2015 - 12:42

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

New anti-malaria drug launched in Tamale
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
Pharmanova Ghana Limited, a pharmaceutical company operating in the country, has launched a new anti-malaria drug 'artemethan lumefantrine' designed to fight the disease in different ages and body weights. Dr Phananjay Fripathi, the General Manager ...

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Study identifies new way to kill the malaria parasite

Science Daily - Malaria - July 7, 2015 - 12:23
Scientists have discovered new ways in which the malaria parasite survives in the blood stream of its victims, a discovery that could pave the way to new treatments for the disease.
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AAITG Holds Forum On Malaria Day in Two Outreach Stations - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 7, 2015 - 10:13

AAITG Holds Forum On Malaria Day in Two Outreach Stations
AllAfrica.com
The Action Aid International The Gambia recently organised two-day open Malaria Day forum at Sambel Kunda and Papa outreach stations, in Niamina East and West districts respectively, all in CRR south. The aim of the forum was to discuss more about ...

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Malaria cure breakthrough targets key protein 'to kill the parasite' - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - July 7, 2015 - 09:27

Daily Mail

Malaria cure breakthrough targets key protein 'to kill the parasite'
Daily Mail
A scientific breakthrough could pave the way for new treatments for malaria, scientists said today. Researchers have discovered new ways in which the malaria parasite survives in the blood stream of its victims. They say their discovery could result in ...
Indian scientist helps find breakthrough malaria cureThe Hindu
Study identifies new way to kill the malaria parasiteMedical Xpress

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Indian Scientist Helps Find Breakthrough Malaria Cure - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - July 7, 2015 - 06:49

NDTV

Indian Scientist Helps Find Breakthrough Malaria Cure
NDTV
Dr Alam and others at the Medical Research Council's (MRC) Toxicology Unit based at the University of Leicester and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine identified a key protein, called a protein kinase, that if targeted stops malaria.
Leicester scientists are a step closer to curing the disease that kills a ...ITV News

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Malaria cases increase as health dept, officials fight over salary - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - July 7, 2015 - 05:16

Hindustan Times

Malaria cases increase as health dept, officials fight over salary
Hindustan Times
Malaria officials told Hindustan Times on Monday that they needed funds to tackle the disease and pay the officials who are working without salary since March. However, the health officials scoffed at the malaria department's allegations, saying the ...

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Malaria cases increase as health dept, officials fight over salary - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - July 7, 2015 - 05:16

Hindustan Times

Malaria cases increase as health dept, officials fight over salary
Hindustan Times
Malaria officials told Hindustan Times on Monday that they needed funds to tackle the disease and pay the officials who are working without salary since March. However, the health officials scoffed at the malaria department's allegations, saying the ...

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Sevashram in Grip of Malaria - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - July 7, 2015 - 00:34

Sevashram in Grip of Malaria
The New Indian Express
After their blood test report confirmed them to be suffering from malaria, Kandhamal CDMO Jatindra Kumar Patnaik visited the sevashram with a team of doctors on Sunday. The team collected blood samples of 62 other inmates who had complained of fever ...

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Ad-hoc doctors, paramedics to be hired to curb malaria - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - July 7, 2015 - 00:19

Ad-hoc doctors, paramedics to be hired to curb malaria
The Hindu
The State government has directed the district officials to fill the vacancies of paramedical staff immediately on an ad hoc basis in the agency areas and also doctors on contract basis for two months, in view of the fears of outbreak of malaria epidemic.

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New anti-malaria drug launched in Tamale - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - July 7, 2015 - 00:13

New anti-malaria drug launched in Tamale
GhanaWeb
Pharmanova Ghana Limited, a pharmaceutical company operating in the country, has launched a new anti-malaria drug 'artemethan lumefantrine' designed to fight the disease in different ages and body weights. Dr Phananjay Fripathi, the General Manager ...

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Better housing architecture could halve malaria cases - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - July 6, 2015 - 13:41

Better housing architecture could halve malaria cases
SciDev.Net
According to the study, which was published in the Malaria Journal last month (9 June), the researchers identified 90 studies conducted in Africa, Asia and South America that compared the relationship between malaria cases in traditionally-built houses ...

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Competing For Luxexcel Award, Students Produce 3D Printed Malaria ... - 3DPrint.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 6, 2015 - 12:24

3DPrint.com

Competing For Luxexcel Award, Students Produce 3D Printed Malaria ...
3DPrint.com
Diagnosing and treating malaria is serious business around the world, but most often it's not available due to isolation, poverty, and lack of medical professionals in the areas where assistance is needed most. TU Delft students, vying for the Luxexcel ...

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N480 Billion Spent Annually on Malaria Treatment - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 6, 2015 - 08:49

N480 Billion Spent Annually on Malaria Treatment
AllAfrica.com
Ezeigwe attributed the figure to malaria burden and effect on the economy, adding that the country accounts for a quarter of malaria burden in Africa Another economic burden and effect of malaria to the economy is the re direction of finances from ...

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Africa Malaria Combating Effort Successful - Hailemariam - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 6, 2015 - 06:11

Africa Malaria Combating Effort Successful - Hailemariam
AllAfrica.com
Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said the effort of African countries to prevent malaria has become successful. Inaugurating the anti-malaria medical facility along with the President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the ...

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Scientist Alice takes on Malaria | FE Week - FE Week

Malaria News Feeds - July 6, 2015 - 06:09

FE Week

Scientist Alice takes on Malaria | FE Week
FE Week
A former FE learner who discovered a passion for science while studying at Priestly College, is playing a leading role in the world's research in finding a cure for malaria. Alice Williamson, aged 30, was recently named one of Australia's most ...

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Software for malaria management by August - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - July 6, 2015 - 00:08

Software for malaria management by August
The Hindu
The need for a software arose as there is no system to monitor the treatment of persons diagnosed with malaria and the work to detect and destroy the source of breeding of mosquitoes that transmit the malaria parasite. The software will be used in the ...

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Cost-effective, transdermal device tests for malaria - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - July 5, 2015 - 15:08

Cost-effective, transdermal device tests for malaria
Healio
A noninvasive device that can detect malaria in humans and mosquitoes in 20 seconds or less by by delivering short laser pulses to blood vessels transdermally could provide an effective, low-cost solution for clinical and field diagnoses, according to ...

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Reinhardt Students Take Part In Anti-Malaria Campaign - Patch.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 5, 2015 - 15:05

Patch.com

Reinhardt Students Take Part In Anti-Malaria Campaign
Patch.com
During the spring semester, Dr. Dana Hall's students in her course, non-profit Marketing Campaign Strategies, focused on the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church's annual initiative to raise awareness and funds for “Imagine No ...

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Anti-malaria drive in 2000 Chhattisgarh villages - YourStory.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 5, 2015 - 06:12

YourStory.com

Anti-malaria drive in 2000 Chhattisgarh villages
YourStory.com
Chhattisgarh Government will soon launch a drive for early prevention of malaria during ongoing monsoon season under which mosquito repellent will be sprayed in around 2000 villages across the state. The state government has planned to run a ...

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Fighting diseases: Preventative measures taken to beat malaria - The Express Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - July 4, 2015 - 23:59

Fighting diseases: Preventative measures taken to beat malaria
The Express Tribune
PARACHINAR: In a bid to prevent malaria and other water-borne diseases from spreading in the fast-approaching monsoon season, Kurram Agency's health officials have taken steps such as spraying and distributing mosquito nets. “We have distributed over ...

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