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Our Vision

A malaria-free Africa, where media plays a vital role in increasing awareness, facilitating research collaboration, and enabling effective communication and advocacy to accelerate malaria elimination efforts

We Train

We train African journalists to report effectively on malaria and other diseases and to interpret scientific data. We build capacity of scientists and researchers to work effectively with the media.

PUBLISH

AMMREN publishes the eyes on malaria magazine. The flagship magazine breaks down scientific data and research findings into simple language. AMMREN has produced documentaries on malaria.

Collaborate

AMMREN partners with organizations working on malaria globally, research and academic institutions, National Malaria Control Programmes and civil society organizations to push the malaria elimination agenda.

EDUCATE

AMMREN organizes outreach programmes to educate communities and vulnerable groups on malaria prevention and control methods and other diseases and what they can do to reduce the burden of diseases

About Us

The African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN) is a registered non-governmental organization made up of a network of African journalists and scientists working together towards the control and elimination of malaria. Established in 2006, AMMREN is based in Accra, Ghana. AMMREN has chapters in other countries and has over the past 17 years been actively involved in media advocacy for the elimination of malaria and other diseases on the African continent.

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The past, present and future of vaccines

This year marks an important milestone in the global public health landscape. Exactly 50 years ago, in 1974, the World Health Organization (WHO) established the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI). This ushered in the era of mass vaccinations against infectious diseases such as measles, whooping cough and recently the COVID-19. A lot […]

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Blocking fertilisation of parasite-causing malaria opens new doors in eradication efforts

More than 400 people develop malaria every minute, and it can be fatal if not diagnosed and treated at the first sign of symptoms. Eliminating the disease will need interventions that stop the transmission of the parasite from mosquitos to humans. Burnet Senior Research Officer Dr Fiona Angrisano said one way to […]

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A Community’s Fight Against Malaria Amidst the Quest for Peace

In the heart of Uganda’s Otuke district, a community’s desperate struggle against malaria intertwines with the larger narrative of a region yearning for peace and development. With over 9,000 malaria cases overwhelming local health facilities, Otuke’s residents and leaders are calling on the government for urgent healthcare upgrades. Amid these […]

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New malaria jab also reduces other fatalities

February 01, 2024 The roll-out of malaria vaccines in Africa – the world’s first routine immunisation programme against the disease – has a surprising added benefit, reducing all kinds of deaths among children, not just malaria fatalities, by 13%, say experts. The RTS,S vaccine is “not only a huge step forward for […]

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Cameroon kicks off malaria vaccine rollout

25 January 2024   Yaoundé – Cameroon today launched the RTS,S malaria vaccine into its routine national immunization services, becoming the first country to do so outside the malaria vaccine pilot programme that was carried out in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi. The introduction comes as efforts gather pace to scale up […]

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Cameroon: children receive first malaria vaccines

By Africanews  Last updated: 25/01/24 As Cameroon’s malaria vaccination gets underway, officials in the country have described the programme as a milestone in the decades-long fight to curb the disease in Africa. The vaccine programme is the first of its kind in the world and could be a game-changer on […]

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‘Ghana poised to eliminate malaria by 2028’

17th January 2024. Ghana is poised to elim­inate malaria deaths by 90 per cent and case incidence by 50 per cent in the year 2028. This was disclosed in Accra yesterday at the launching of the National Malaria Elimination Strategic Plan 2024 to 2028, on the theme ‘Zero Malaria Starts […]

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Understanding psychosocial determinants of malaria behaviours in low-transmission settings: a scoping review

Review | Open access |Published: 10 January 2024 Albert Casella, April Monroe, Michael Toso, Gabrielle Hunter, Carol Underwood, Ruchita Pillai, Jayme Hughes, Lynn M. Van Lith, Shelby Cash, Jimee Hwang & Stella Babalola Malaria Journal volume 23, Article number: 15 (2024) Cite this article 2 Altmetric Metrics Abstract Background Recent estimates show progress toward malaria elimination is slowing in many settings, underscoring the need for tailored approaches […]

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Uptake of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy and risk factors for maternal anaemia and low birthweight among HIV-negative mothers in Dschang, West region of Cameroon: a cross sectional study

Research Open access Published: 04 January 2024 Sabrina Lynda Simo Kamga, Innocent Mbulli Ali, Ghislain Romeo Ngangnang, Mehmet Can Ulucesme, Leonard T. D. Keptcheu, EvMai Keming, Valery-Pacome Kom Tchuenkam, Juluis Visnel Foyet, Münir Aktas, Michel Noubom & Vincent K. Payne Malaria Journal  23, Article number: 6 (2024) Cite this article Metricsdetails Abstract Background Approximately 32 million pregnant women are at risk of malaria with up […]

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Malaria elimination in Ghana: recommendations for reactive case detection strategy implementation in a low endemic area of Asutsuare, Ghana

Case Study Open access   Published: 02 January 2024 Ebenezer Krampah Aidoo, Frank Twum Aboagye, George Edem Agginie, Felix Abekah Botchway, George Osei-Adjei, Michael Appiah, Ruth Duku Takyi, Samuel Asamoah Sakyi, Linda Amoah, George Arthur, Bernard Walter Lawson, Richard Harry Asmah, Paul Boateng, Otubea Ansah & Karen Angeliki Krogfelt Abstract Background Progress toward malaria elimination is increasing as many countries near zero indigenous malaria cases. In settings […]