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WHO Global Malaria Program Chief Pedro Alonso Discusses Challenges, Progress In Devex Interview

Devex: Q&A: Pedro Alonso, director of WHO’s Global Malaria Program “…Ahead of the release of the World Malaria Report 2017, Devex caught up with [Pedro Alonso, head of the WHO Global Malaria Program since October 2014,] to discuss how the program is tackling its most pressing challenges and to unveil…

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PMI Releases FY 2018 Malaria Operational Plans

PMI: Resource Library: FY 2018 MOPs PMI releases its FY 2018 Malaria Operational Plans for 22 countries (November 2017).

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Devex Examines Importance Of Partnerships For Achieving Global Health Goals

Devex: How to make global health partnerships work: Key insights from the field “Partnership will be the key to UNITAID’s new $50 million, five-year investment in increasing antimalarial treatment for pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa. … The Transforming Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Optimal Pregnancy — or Tiptop — program ……

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Partnerships, Diverse Leadership Necessary To Eliminate Malaria Worldwide

Project Syndicate: A Global Plan to End Malaria Maha Barakat, member of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board “…For disease eradication, partnership is essential. That is why Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, has contributed $30 million to the Roll Back Malaria partnership, the preeminent global framework…

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Research On Hypnozoites Could Help Eradicate Malaria

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Innovation: Expanding the Fight Against Malaria Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the work of Dennis Kyle, a parasitologist who led a team of researchers to try to understand hypnozoites, sporozoites of P. vivax malaria infection…

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Preemptively Treating Children For Malaria Works To Save Lives In West Africa, Researchers Report

Nature: Resurrected malaria strategy saves thousands of lives in Africa “In a sea of high-tech malaria fixes — everything from drug-delivery by drone to gene-edited mosquitoes — an old-fashioned approach is saving thousands of children in West Africa, according to studies presented [last] week at the American Society of Tropical…

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USAID’s October 2017 Global Health Newsletter Focuses On Social, Behavior Change In Global Health

USAID: GH Newsletter — Social and Behavior Change in Global Health USAID’s October 2017 Global Health Newsletter focuses on social and behavior change in global health and features articles discussing the role of social and behavior change in addressing maternal and child health, community education and engagement, breastfeeding, malaria, family…

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PMI Highlights Upcoming Sessions At ASTMH 2017

PMI: President’s Malaria Initiative at ASTMH 2017 This post highlights PMI-supported symposia, scientific sessions, and poster presentations scheduled for the 66th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), which will take place November 5-9 in Baltimore (10/27).

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U.S. Investments In Infectious Disease Programs Protect American, Global Health, Economic Security

Devex: Opinion: How fighting diseases globally makes everyone safer Chris Collins, president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “…The U.S. has a history of strong bipartisan support for, and leadership on, global health. These investments see significant returns by helping to protect U.S. health security…

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WHO Campaign Aims To Address Malaria, Polio In Nigeria’s Borno State

WHO: Integrated campaign tackles malaria and polio in north-eastern Nigeria “In Nigeria’s Borno State, malaria is currently claiming more lives than all other diseases combined. Children under the age of five are particularly vulnerable. WHO recently launched a special campaign in this state aimed at rapidly reducing the malaria burden…

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