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Malaria Control Programme inspects mosquito control exercise in Accra, Kumasi

Malaria Control Programme inspects mosquito control exercise in Accra, Kumasi

The Programme Manager of the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Keziah Malm, has inspected ongoing larval source management activity being undertaken by Zoomlion Ghana Limited in some parts of the Greater Accra and Ashanti regions. Larval source management is part of integrated vector management which targets the killing of …

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 …

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 …

Fighting malaria in times of global crises

Fighting malaria in times of global crises

With COVID-19 spreading across the globe, straining national health systems and challenging families, communities and countries, there has never been a more important time to uphold our commitment to end malaria, says Dr Abdourahmane Diallo, CEO, RBM Partnership to End Malaria and former Minister of Health, Guinea. Since the early 2000s, we have made tremendous …

We can’t pause the fight against Malaria

We can’t pause the fight against Malaria

To defeat malaria, we need to invest in strong, integrated healthcare systems at the heart of nations with the greatest burden. While the World Health Organization urges countries to continue their core malaria prevention, testing and treatment activities in the midst of COVID-19, there have been reports of initiatives being suspended in some countries. But …