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Findings could bring hope for novel therapeutic strategies against malaria

Findings could bring hope for novel therapeutic strategies against malaria

The Plasmodium parasite, which transmits malaria to humans through infected mosquitos, triggers changes in human genes that alter the body’s adaptive immune response to malarial infections, according to a team of researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). The findings could bring hope for novel therapeutic strategies and a vaccine to the hundreds of thousands of people who …

Chloroquine Market | Increasing Prevalence of Malaria to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

Chloroquine Market | Increasing Prevalence of Malaria to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

The global chloroquine market size is poised to grow by USD 86.12 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 3% throughout the forecast period, according to the latest report by Technavio. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The report …

Malaria deaths in children under five reduce

Malaria deaths in children under five reduce

Ghana has recorded a reduction in malaria deaths in children under five by 83 per cent over the last eight years, the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) has said. The rate of malaria-related deaths reduced from 0.6 per cent in 2012 to 0.1 per cent in 2019, showing significant inroads in malaria-related deaths among children. …

CFI calls for proposals for open data training [Africa]

CFI calls for proposals for open data training [Africa]

ournalists with experience in open data training can apply for this training program in Ivory Coast, Niger, Cameroon and Madagascar. The CFI, the French agency for media development, seeks a trainer for MédiaLab pour Elles, a project that aims to develop content about gender in Sub-Saharan Africa based on open data. This research will help consolidate a new network of trainers …

Ghana government urged to improve funding for malaria control

Ghana government urged to improve funding for malaria control

A joint research conducted on Ghana’s implementation of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) three-Pillar Module, of the “Test, Treat and Track” (Three-Ts) Policy for malaria, has shown great progress in the first two pillars. However, the tracking aspect by healthcare providers – to ensure adherence to prescriptions given to clients, monitoring their response to the …

Founding executives for Malaria Media Coalition inaugurated

Founding executives for Malaria Media Coalition inaugurated

Founding executives of the Malaria Media Forum and Coalition on the ‘Zero Malaria Starts With Me’ campaign have been outdoored. They consist of selected journalists across the country to who are to actively intensify the fight against malaria. Founder and Executive Secretary of the African Media and Media Research Network [AMMEREN] Dr Charity Binka said …

Media Coalition for malaria control and elimination launched

Media Coalition for malaria control and elimination launched

 A Media Coalition comprising of selected journalists and editors, has been launched in Ghana under the umbrella of the “Zero Malaria Starts with Me” campaign to eliminate malaria by 2030. The Coalition, which aimed to enhance the quality and quantity of malaria coverage, and support broader advocacy efforts, was launched at a workshop in Accra …

GHS calls for media support to eradicate malaria

GHS calls for media support to eradicate malaria

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has called on journalists to support the Service to deliver integrated health package through accurate messages towards malaria eradication in the country. “Also, we need your support to set malaria as a national development agenda. This will drive advocacy for political will, increase partnership, availability and accessibility of effective tool …

Pandemic spells disaster for Uganda’s young entrepreneurs combatting waste and malaria

Pandemic spells disaster for Uganda’s young entrepreneurs combatting waste and malaria

From tackling malaria to building houses out of plastic bricks, Uganda’s young social entrepreneurs are fighting the major problems facing their country. But the coronavirus pandemic is threatening their work. Uganda is a country facing multiple problems. It’s got one of the highest incidences of malaria in Africa, a major urban waste problem and one of the highest youth …

R20m Raised To Fight Malaria And All It Took Was A Bracelet

R20m Raised To Fight Malaria And All It Took Was A Bracelet

In 2009, social benefit organisation Goodbye Malaria partnered with Relate to create and sell a beaded bracelet that would aid in the fight against malaria. Today, this partnership has generated over R11.5 million to support Goodbye Malaria’s malaria elimination efforts in Southern Africa, with a further R8.5 million generated to sustain the lives of crafters …