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Blog Posts Recognize World Malaria Day, Examine Progress, Obstacles To Eliminating Disease

AEIdeas: Stalled progress in fighting malaria (Bate, 4/25) Friends of the Global Fight: On World Malaria Day, the Global Community Sees Momentum to End the Epidemic (4/25). IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: To Truly Manage Malaria in Uganda, Diagnosis Matters (Mirembe, 4/24). Médecins Sans Frontières: Malaria peak: Waiting for the tsunami (4/25).…

On World Malaria Day, NIH, USAID Issue Statements Reaffirming Commitment To Ending Disease

NIH: NIH statement on World Malaria Day 2018 “…On World Malaria Day 2018, the National Institutes of Health reaffirms and renews its long-standing commitment to conducting and supporting the innovative scientific research needed to end malaria. … This year’s World Malaria Day theme is ‘Ready to Beat Malaria.’ The National…

PMI Recognizes World Malaria Day, Releases Annual Report

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Fighting Malaria and Saving Lives Irene Koek, acting U.S. global malaria coordinator for the President’s Malaria Initiative, recognizes World Malaria Day and discusses the release of PMI’s Twelfth Annual Report to Congress, “which describes the U.S. government’s financial and technical contributions to the global fight…

Malaria Vaccine Pilot Program To Begin This Year In Ghana, Kenya, Malawi

Al Jazeera: Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot world’s first malaria vaccine “Three African countries will soon start rolling out the world’s first malaria vaccine. Last year, more than 200 million people around the world were affected by the disease. Most of those cases were reported in Africa. Kenya, Ghana,…

Number Of Malaria Cases Increases Significantly In Venezuela, WHO Warns

Al Jazeera: WHO: Venezuela malaria cases jump by 69 percent “Health experts have warned that malaria cases in Venezuela jumped by an estimated 69 percent last year, expressing concern over the spread of the disease in the crisis-hit country and other parts of Latin America. The figure was released by…

More News In Global Health

BBC News: GM plant tech boosts malaria drug yield (Rincon, 4/24). BBC News: Indonesian children marry despite outcry (4/24). Devex: Q&A: WHO malaria director on rearming ourselves for the fight (Roby, 4/25). Devex: Q&A: Malaria research efforts open a ‘window of opportunity’ (4/25). Forbes: The One Thing Women And Girls…

Opinion Pieces Recognize World Malaria Day, Discuss Efforts To End Disease

EUobserver: Time for E.U. to take charge of global health research agenda Renate Baehr, executive director of the Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW); Hester Kuipers, executive director for Europe at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI); Claire Wingfield, senior policy officer at PATH “…Malaria still kills 445,000 people around the world,…

New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash focuses on World Malaria Day, recognized annually on April 25, and features a video on efforts to protect children from malaria in Niger and an article by Executive Director…

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