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by jufel
Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment
Topic: UK and France see highest number of imported malaria cases
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UK and France see highest number of imported malaria cases

An international study, led by the University of Southampton, shows the UK and France experience the highest number of malaria cases imported from other countries. Research led by WorldPop, based at the University, examined and mapped the movement of the disease from endemic countries (those where m...
by jufel
Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Malaria Drugs
Topic: Newly identified compound could both treat and prevent malaria
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Views: 2808

Newly identified compound could both treat and prevent malaria

Bicyclic azetidines have the potential to both cure malaria and prevent malaria transmission, study shows The Pharmaceutical Journal, 3 OCT 2016 The majority of current antimalarial drugs only target one stage of the parasite life cycle, and are threatened by the emergence of resistance. To discove...
by jufel
Wed Oct 26, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Info Resource Center
Topic: WHO's emergency response to artemisinin resistance Bulletin 5 (September 2016)
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Views: 2847

WHO's emergency response to artemisinin resistance Bulletin 5 (September 2016)

Increased access to malaria prevention, diagnostics and treatment is having a direct impact on trends in the disease across the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). According to the latest WHO data, the six GMS countries cut their malaria incidence by more than 54% between 2012 and 2015. Malaria mortalit...
by jufel
Wed Oct 26, 2016 9:32 am
Forum: Info Resource Center
Topic: MALARIA IN AFRICA: A CLOSER LOOK THROUGH PRECISION MAPPING
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Views: 2611

MALARIA IN AFRICA: A CLOSER LOOK THROUGH PRECISION MAPPING

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a paper showing the highest spatial-resolution estimates of malaria mortality in Africa to date. Malaria No More spoke to one of the study’s authors, Dr. Simon Hay of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washingto...
by jufel
Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:03 am
Forum: News and Activities
Topic: Celebrating a Malaria-FREE Sri Lanka
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Views: 2932

Celebrating a Malaria-FREE Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka today received official ‘malaria-free’ certification from the World Health Organization (WHO) for successfully eliminating the disease, following decades of efforts to control it. WHO grants malaria-free certification when a country has proven that the chain of local transmission has been ...
by jufel
Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:42 am
Forum: Country Meetings
Topic: Save the Date!
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Views: 3991

Save the Date!

http://www.actmalaria.net/home/viewImage.php?gid=66&pid=52731471847088 The Department of Health Philippines in collaboration with Asian Collaborative Training Network for Malaria (ACTMalaria), will hold Malaria Forum with the theme “Investment in the Malaria Workforce: Investment in Malaria Elimina...
by jufel
Wed Aug 17, 2016 12:46 am
Forum: Vector Control
Topic: China’s ‘Mosquito Factory’ Aims to Wipe Out Malaria and Zika
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Views: 3210

China’s ‘Mosquito Factory’ Aims to Wipe Out Malaria and Zika

By Steve Williams August 4, 2016 Researchers have been releasing thousands of mosquitoes into the wild – and for good reason. Controlling mosquito-borne viruses has proved to be a challenge for medical science, as Zika has made all too clear. However, researchers at China’s largest “mosquito factory...
by jufel
Sat Aug 13, 2016 7:45 am
Forum: Info Resource Center
Topic: Estimating Geographical Variation in the Risk of Zoonotic Plasmodium knowlesi Infection in Countries Eliminating Malaria
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Estimating Geographical Variation in the Risk of Zoonotic Plasmodium knowlesi Infection in Countries Eliminating Malaria

Authors: Freya M. Shearer, Zhi Huang, Daniel J. Weiss, Antoinette Wiebe, Harry S. Gibson, Katherine E. Battle, David M. Pigott, Oliver J. Brady, Chaturong Putaporntip, Somchai Jongwutiwes, Yee Ling Lau, Magnus Manske, Roberto Amato, [ ... ], Catherine L. Moyes Published: August 5, 2016 http://dx.do...
by jufel
Sat Aug 13, 2016 7:39 am
Forum: Malaria Drugs
Topic: RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine less effective over time in African children
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Views: 3247

RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine less effective over time in African children

Olotu A, et al. N Engl J Med. 2016;doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1515257. AUTHORS: Olotu A, Fegan G, Wambua J, Nyangweso G, Leach A, Lievens M, Kaslow DC, Njuguna P, Marsh K, Bejon P. BACKGROUND: The candidate malaria vaccine RTS,S/AS01 is being evaluated in order to inform a decision regarding its inclusion i...
by jufel
Sat Aug 13, 2016 7:24 am
Forum: News and Activities
Topic: Malaria drug causes brain damage that mimics PTSD: case study
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Views: 2419

Malaria drug causes brain damage that mimics PTSD: case study

Patricia Kime, Military Times 7:52 a.m. EDT August 12, 2016 http://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/f5165edfa19bcf273643df7b3770f5690bca06dd/r=x404&c=534x401/http/cdn.tegna-tv.com/-mm-/033ad49c5d0519610f9ee641ebaaa62d054d8628/c=204-0-3396-2400/local/-/media/2016/08/10/GGM/MilitaryTimes/636064443339710566-3...