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WHO estimates cost of reaching global health targets by 2030

News release<p>The SDG Health Price Tag, published today in <i>The Lancet Global Health</i>, estimates the costs and benefits of progressively expanding health …

Health Care

Gambia on Funding Drive to Become First Sub-Saharan Nation Free of Malaria

Gambia could become the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate malaria on its track record of combating the mosquito-borne disease but more …

Billionaire Philanthropist Peter Alfond Dies From Malaria At 65

Peter Alfond, the youngest of late billionaire Harold Alfond’s four kids, died from malaria on July 10, according to an executive of an Alfond family foundation. The 65-year-old billionaire contracted the parasite during a recent family trip to Africa where he visited Tanzania, Kenya, and Cape …

New England

Trump Administration Should Invest In Malaria Efforts, Prioritize Global Development Challenges

Project Syndicate: Learning from Malaria<br>Bjørn Lomborg, visiting professor at the Copenhagen Business School and director of the Copenhagen Consensus …

BASF unveils new mosquito net in battle against malaria

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A new mosquito net made by German chemicals company BASF has been given an interim recommendation by the World Health Organization (WHO), containing a new class of insecticide that the company hopes will aid the fight against malaria.<p>Death rates from malaria have dropped by 60 …

Public Health

The Reality (and Virtual Reality) of Malaria

Hi all,<p>For years now, I have been involved with Nothing But Nets, an amazing organization devoted to fighting malaria. I have always felt called to support them and their mission in any way I can, so for my 15th birthday this year, I decided to request something … unique.<p>I invited some friends and …

The "Seeing Malaria In Asia Pacific" Project Is Set To Show The Faces of Malaria

<i>by Cameron Conaway, author of</i> Malaria, Poems.<p>At Singapore’s National Library this September 2-29, a photo-documentation exhibit will highlight the humanity behind the horrifying numbers so often associated with malaria.<p>The exhibition, titled “Asia Malaria Images,” is a collaboration between …

Malaria genome study reveals savvy, finely tuned parasite

LONDON (Reuters) - The malaria parasite owes its devastating success to a finely tuned genome that can survive attacks and evade human immune defense because it retains only the bare essential genes it needs to thrive, scientists have found.<p>In a detailed study analyzing more than half the genes in …

Immune System

The Side Effect Of That New Malaria Drug? American Jobs

A 50-cent meningitis vaccine. Kid-friendly malaria drugs. A vaccine to prevent a deadly diarrheal disease.<p>These U.S.-funded global health innovations have saved millions of lives around the world. But they also come with an added bonus for Americans.<p>The details are in a study released today by …

Public Health

Opinion: Global health — why we need win-win solutions

Private sector involvement in the health sector is the subject of a lot of discussion in the development community. And it is absolutely necessary to …

World Health Organization

The Right Person at the Right Time for Global Health

This week, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus takes the helm at WHO following a decisive victory in the most transparent election in the organization’s history. He is the right person at the right time to build on the foundations laid by his predecessor, Dr. Margaret Chan.<p>I have known the new Director …

Deadlier Than Sharks: A Documentary Spotlights the Mosquito

The Discovery Channel, known for the frivolous programming stunt called Shark Week, goes much smaller and much more serious on Thursday, July 6, with a documentary about another dangerous animal, the mosquito. It’s scarier than any of those shows about great whites and hammerheads.<p>The film, …

Public Health

The hidden inequality of mosquito bites

Living in a low-income neighborhood means dealing with all manner of injustices that richer people don't have to deal with — from low life expectancy to worse air quality to earsplitting noise to slower Internet speeds.<p>Now, a team of public health researchers studying neighborhoods in Baltimore has …

Urbanism

U.S. Malaria Donations Saved Almost 2 Million African Children

Over the last decade, American donations to fight malaria in Africa have saved the lives of nearly two million children, according to a new analysis of mortality rates in 32 countries there.<p>The study, published by PLOS Medicine this month, looked at the long-term effects of the President’s Malaria …

Public Health

Mali Study Finds Simple Malaria Intervention Boosts Students' Performance

New research suggests that the ability of children in Africa to perform well in school could be dramatically improved through the provision of basic …

Public Health

Extreme gardening to help tackle malaria

<b>Gardening could be a powerful weapon against malaria, culling mosquito populations by cutting off their food supply, say researchers.</b><p>A team tested their idea in nine villages in the arid Bandiagara district of Mali, West Africa.<p>Removing flowers from a common shrub appeared to kill off lots of the …

Public Health

Are You a Magnet for Mosquitoes?

When it comes to attraction, the allure can begin even before she sets eyes on you. There seems to be something about the way you—her dinner—smells …

Genetics

The High-Tech Device That’s Like a Bouncer for Mosquitoes

Dotted around Houston, hidden in overgrown backyards and piles of old tires, are what look like 10 tiny models of Hollywood’s iconic Capitol Records building.<p>They are full of recording gear, but not to capture the vocals of Frank Sinatra or the Beastie Boys.<p>These high-tech devices catch mosquitoes …

Mosquitoes

Zimbabwe: Malaria Kills 10

[The Herald] Ten people have died of malaria countrywide in one week, while 11 836 malaria cases were reported during the week ending June 4, the …

Disease

Capturing the Face of Malaria in Asia

Malaria victims in Asia are usually poor, isolated and voiceless. It’s as if these people don’t truly exist.However, the situation there is steadily …

Public Health

Scientists Find 'Achilles Heel' in Malaria Parasite

Researchers have identified an "Achilles heel" in the malaria parasite — a weakness that could stop the mosquito-borne infection in its tracks. The …

NIAID

Biologist Probes How Stubborn Malaria Bug Adapts to Evade Drug Treatments

About half a million people die each year from malaria, mostly children under the age of 5 who have not developed the ability to fight off the …

Public Health

Malaria and mosquitoes: A tough tag team to beat

Malaria is one tough disease. It infects about 200 million people and despite enormous efforts and impressive gains, it still kills about 400,000 …

Public Health

UW-led scientists ‘closing the gap’ on malaria in India

Pradipsinh Rathod, left, and Laura Chery, right.Dennis Wise/University of WashingtonThe National Institutes of Health has renewed a major grant that …

The World Health Organization spends more on travel than on key diseases. That’s actually okay.

A recent AP article (carried by The Washington Post) grabbed widespread attention with the charge that the “World Health Organization [WHO] routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel — far more than what it doles out to fight … AIDS, tuberculosis [TB] or malaria.” At face value, this is …

World Health Organization

Deforestation and malaria: what's the relationship between the two?

Despite being a preventable and curable disease, malaria continues to affect people in 91 countries. In 2015 alone there were 212 million cases and …

Ecology

Nigeria: Proffering Solution to Ending Malaria

[This Day] "Tawaii-Tawaii" is all you hear from every corner of every bedroom, almost in every compound in my small neigbourhood, somewhere in the …

Africa

Trump Administration’s Proposed Reductions To Global Health Budget Threaten U.S. Pandemic Prevention, Response System

The Conversation: How Trump’s global health budget endangers Americans<br>Gerald W. Parker, Andrew Natsios, and Christine Crudo Blackburn, all with the …

Public Health

Buzz Off Malaria

The idea originated during an action-plan session at the 2016 Peace Corps Malaria Expo.<p>As soon as I returned home, I pitched the idea to my …

Public Health