Last week we saw a lot of action in the press with regard to the trial that was conducted in Uganda with the so-called miracle drug MMS. Read more on this story in a blog from Pepijn van Erp (here) and comments below. This is truly amazing, that such a thing can happen in 2013.
It is even more amazing that whilst on a tour through the Central African Republic two staff from Drive Against Malaria were taken hostage by rebels and escaped being murdered. This shows how difficult the battle against malaria can get. Read the full story here.
The 'Fake Drugs Kill' campaign is gaining momentum, slowly but surely. This week the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene distributed information about the petition to all its members, which we are truly grateful for. If you are a member of an organisation, please consider doing the same. Read more here.
This week the world malaria report 2012 came out as hard copy and can be purchased. Find out more here.
CropLife International released a compendium of vector control resources. Read all about it (and download) it here.
Finally, an interesting post-doc position at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. If you have a PhD in Biomedical sciences and have experience with in vivo and in vitro experimental models for drug discovery/development, this may be just what you were looking for. Read the details here.
Enjoy this week's MalariaWorld - the MW team