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Malaria deaths halved since 2000

On December 10, 2014 By

WHO says death rate fell by 47 percent between 2000 and 2013, while warning that Ebola outbreak threatens gains made.

In its annual report on the malaria, […]

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Bit of a health theme at the moment on the blog!

Mosquitos. We all hate them. That buzzing, biting, itchiness-inducing insect is not only super annoying but also […]

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Talks between India and the EU may result in patients in poor countries being denied access to essential drugs.

At risk are cheap generic drugs to treat some […]

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Malaria -Several sources here

On February 3, 2012 By

Several stories on malaria today.  Recent research has overturned decades of assumptions about malaria to reveal 1.2 million people including older children and adults.

Story from […]

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The vaccine which Njuguna is testing, known as RTS,S, has been heralded as one of the Top 10 Scientific Breakthroughs of 2011 by Time and Science magazines, Doctors Without Borders and the Lancet. […]

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A smart phone has been developed that can diagnose malaria from just a drop of blood – just like in Star Trek!

With 29000 children under 5 dying […]

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The UN grassroots organisation ‘Nothing but nets’ announced support from Disney’s The Lion King and US Foundation Nederlander.

I had never heard of the Nederlander Company – […]

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Malaria – a new breakthrough

On October 20, 2011 By

Is your cup half full or half empty?

Large scale trials have shown that a new anti-malaria drug is 50% successful.  As this would reduce mortaliy rates by […]

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