Post Tagged with: "Malaria"

Nora Besansky, O'Hara Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dam

Notre Dame biologist leads sequencing of the genomes of malaria-carrying mosquitoes

December 1, 2014 at 07:53

Nora Besansky, O’Hara Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and a member of the University’s Eck Institute for Global Health, has led an international team of […]

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How we could have a World without malaria [Infographic]

August 6, 2014 at 11:00

How We Could Have A World Without Malaria [Infographic] by the team at Work The World

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Dr. Linus Igwemezie, Head of the Novartis Malaria Initiative

Novartis convenes 13th annual malaria expert panel with a focus on access to quality antimalarials across Africa

June 26, 2014 at 07:11

Malaria experts from countries across Africa are meeting today •    Malaria experts and leaders meet to share innovative strategies in the fight against the disease •    There is a need for quality-assured […]

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Novartis and Malaria No More provide two million antimalarial treatments to children in Zambia

Novartis and Malaria No More provide two million antimalarial treatments to children in Zambia

April 7, 2014 at 15:39

•          One million antimalarial treatments donated by Novartis, matching one million treatments funded through Malaria No More’s Power of One campaign •          Power of One enables the public to fund […]

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Switzerland steps up its commitment to the fight against malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

Switzerland steps up its commitment to the fight against malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

December 13, 2013 at 13:45

The Federal Council has approved a contribution of CHF 60 million for the 2014-2016 period for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM). Switzerland was one of […]

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Washing Malaria Away: African Students Invent Mosquito-Repelling Soap

December 3, 2013 at 10:20

For decades scientists have invested vast amounts of energy to find viable solutions to fight malaria which up to date is the leading cause of death on the African continent. […]

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Study details how SA is beating malaria

October 28, 2013 at 09:00

Tracking the total number of malaria infections, recording where they occur and following up to confirm details such as travel history and symptoms is the cornerstone of South Africa’s elimination […]

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Hugh Sturrock, Wellcome Images

Anti-mosquito ‘invisibility’ patch set for Uganda trial

August 29, 2013 at 09:15

By Richa Malhotra – SciDev.Net A patch designed to make people ‘invisible’ to disease-transmitting mosquitoes may soon undergo field trials in Uganda. The Kite Patch is a small sticker for […]

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IOM Backs Efforts to Reduce Malaria among Migrants in Southern Africa

IOM Backs Efforts to Reduce Malaria among Migrants in Southern Africa

June 4, 2013 at 02:26

 IOM this week organized a meeting in Geneva on “Population Mobility & Health for All: Malaria Control and Elimination in Southern Africa – Challenges and Opportunities.” The event, which coincided […]

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Malaria: the Institute of Tropical Medicine focuses on elimination using knowledge

Malaria: the Institute of Tropical Medicine focuses on elimination using knowledge

April 24, 2013 at 05:04

Malaria threatens the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Nevertheless, the disease can be prevented and treated well. Over the past years, malaria […]

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