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Malaria parasite gene could be effective drug target to block transmission

A newly discovered gene in the malaria parasite could be a good target for future drugs aimed at preventing disease transmission. The gene, discovered by Imperial College London researchers, is crucial for the development of the infectious stage of the malaria parasite. It also has unique features that could make […]

Malaria deaths reduce in Eastern Region

The Eastern Region recorded a total of 14 deaths from malaria in 2022 as against 29 deaths recorded in 2021. There was a total of 31,489 admissions at the various health facilities across the districts in the region due to malaria in 2021 and 36,285 admissions of malaria in 2022. […]

18 million doses of first-ever malaria vaccine allocated to 12 African countries for 2023–2025: Gavi, WHO and UNICEF

Twelve countries across different regions in Africa are set to receive 18 million doses of the first-ever malaria vaccine over the next two years. The roll out is a critical step forward in the fight against one of the leading causes of death on the continent. The allocations have been determined […]

The Crucial Roles of the Media in Promoting Effective Malaria Reportage in Ghana

Malaria continues to be a significant public health challenge in Ghana, affecting millions of people each year. In the fight against this disease, the media plays a critical role in raising awareness, disseminating accurate information, and promoting behavior change. This article explores the various roles of the media in ensuring […]

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Ghana Health Service launches mass drug administration

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has initiated mass drug administration against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), with the goal of administering drugs in endemic districts. The Mass Drug Administration (MDA) is a measure towards the eradication of NTDs by 2030, specifically onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis (LF). The MDA exercise would take […]

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Malaria parasite can be found in 99% of Ghanaians

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) has disclosed that 90 per cent of Ghanaians have malaria parasites and are unaware. Professor Linda Eva Amoah, Associate Professor of Immunology NMIMR, said this research meant that most adults and children have malaria and were not aware, adding that, the fact […]

Malaria vaccine plays critical role in turning the tide on malaria in Ghana

 While Ghanaian mother Charity Kesewaa Damoah has nursed her eight-year-old son through several debilitating bouts of malaria, his 14-month-old brother, John, is living proof of the benefits of the first malaria vaccine recommended to prevent the disease in children, she believes. Not once, since he was first inoculated at six […]

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