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Media Outlets Continue Coverage Of WHO Global Malaria Report

The Economist: Malaria infections have stopped falling (12/5). Financial Times: Progress in malaria prevention questioned by health experts (Jack, 12/5). Xinhua: Anti-malaria progress slows, critical targets likely to miss: WHO (12/5).

More Pregnant Women, Children Protected From Malaria But Global Progress Remains Stalled, Needs More Funding, WHO Report Says

CIDRAP News: Malaria progress stall continues, but more pregnant women and kids protected “Though progress against malaria continues to stall, mainly due to funding gaps, the World Health Organization (WHO) in its annual report [Wednesday] highlighted a promising development: more pregnant women and children were protected against the disease. In…

Efforts To Prevent Malaria Stalled Worldwide With More Funding Needed, WHO Report Says

Reuters: Malaria fight stalling at ‘unacceptably high level’ of deaths: WHO “Malaria still infects millions of people every year and kills more than 400,000 — mostly children in Africa — because the fight against the mosquito-borne disease has stalled, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. Funding for the global…

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Bloomberg: Fighting Malaria with Drones (12/4). CIDRAP News: Novel additions to malaria bed nets increase effectiveness (Soucheray, 12/3). Devex: The environmental impact of balancing the food system is still unknown (Cornish, 12/4). Devex: Biometrics use is becoming routine. Can regulation catch up? (Lieberman, 12/4). Homeland Preparedness News: WHO report details…

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AP: Group: 5 more years of Yemen war to cost $29 billion in aid (Magdy, 12/2). Borgen Magazine: An Examination of Elizabeth Warren’s Foreign Policy Platform (Ross, 11/30). Devex: Full sanitation in rural areas is a century away, warn expert groups (Root, 11/29). Devex: The role of data in innovative…

U.S. Presidential Candidates Should Commit To Ending AIDS, TB, Malaria, Preventing Disease Outbreaks Globally, Opinion Piece Says

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Opinion: Candidates, help Atlanta, world end HIV, other pandemics Jonathan Colasanti, assistant professor of medicine at Emory University and associate medical director in the Infectious Disease Program of Grady Health System “…[A] critical issue overlooked thus far [by Democratic presidential candidates] is how the next President will tackle…

Some Homemade, Traditional Soups Have Antimalarial Properties, Research Shows

AFP: Mum knows best: Homemade soup may fight malaria “…A new study suggests that certain homemade broths — made from chicken, beef, or even just vegetables — might have properties that can help fight malaria. Researcher Jake Baum of Imperial College London asked children from diverse cultural backgrounds at state-funded…

CSIS Releases November 2019 Issue Of Global Health Policy Center Monthly Newsletter

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Global Health Policy Center Monthly Update In the November 2019 CSIS Global Health Policy Center Newsletter, J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice president of CSIS and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center (GHPC), highlights recent publications, events, and podcasts from CSIS, as well…

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The BMJ: Polio outbreak: officials deny reports of cover-up in Pakistan (Yusufzai, 11/13). DW: German minister hails Bangladesh over birth control (Islam, 11/13). Devex: African scientists weigh in on the biggest obstacles to malaria control (Adepoju, 11/14). Devex: Q&A: How to overhaul community health for improved global outcomes (11/14). The…

Gates Foundation Blog Post, New Video Examine History Of Malaria Control Efforts, More Recent Efforts To Accelerate Progress

Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: How do you solve a problem like malaria? Mark Honigsbaum, author, medical historian, and lecturer, discusses the history of malaria control efforts around the world, including the organizations, programs, and funding mechanisms developed in recent decades to accelerate efforts. The blog post also introduces a new…