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Study Shows Inequalities In Research Funding For Malaria Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Map of malaria funding in Africa uneven despite death risks: study
“About a quarter of countries in sub-Saharan Africa receive little funding for research into malaria despite having high death rates, according to a study on Thursday that highlighted the unequal spread of resources to tackle the disease. The study by Britain’s University of Southampton said no research investment could be found in Chad, Congo, and Central African Republic, where malaria deaths are some of the highest in the region, or in Sierra Leone and Mauritania…” (Shah, 6/29).

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