Genes that protect African children from developing malaria identified

Variations in DNA at a specific location (or ‘locus’) on the genome that protect African children from developing severe malaria, in some cases nearly...

USAID Administrator Gayle Smith Statement on World Malaria Day

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Gayle Smith released the following statement in honor of World Malaria Day: "On World Malaria Day, USAID...

MSD is Advocating for the World Immunization Week in Africa

Despite the progress achieved in fighting infectious diseases, immunization coverage still has room for improvement MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme) (http://http://www.merck.com) reiterates today its support...

Britain to secure world-wide eradication of worm disease

Britain today announced it will provide major support to a new project that will make Guinea worm the second human disease ever to be...

Motlanthe takes SA’s HIV combatting plan to world conference

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will on Sunday lead the South African delegation to the 19th International Aids Conference, where he is expected...

Charlize Theron: “The Moment to Act Against AIDS is Now”

HIV/AIDS campaigner and actress Charlize Theron today met Youth Ambassadors who act as role models for their peers and raise awareness of how to...

“Protect the Goal” campaign ‘From Soweto to Bahia’ World Tour Kicks-off in South Africa

On 5 March 2014, the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), in cooperation with the Tobeka Madiba Zuma Foundation (TMZF), a...

UNAIDS, ASLM and Partners Launch Initiative to Improve HIV Diagnostics

UNAIDS, ASLM and Partners Launch Initiative to Improve HIV Diagnostics Partners will advocate for increased funding and price reductions, strengthen efforts to ensure highest quality...

American People Partner with Tanzanians to Provide Medical Care for Women and Children

Tanzanian medical providers working in partnership with U.S. service members from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) provided medical care to...

Scaling up innovations to fight hunger

Building sustainable food security, rather than concentrating on food aid, is a better way to help the people most vulnerable to food crises, says Josette...

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