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AP: AP Interview: U.N. official appeals for more access in Syria (Mroue/Laub, 3/6). Becker’s Hospital Review: CDC panel recommends Ebola vaccine for U.S. adults at risk of exposure (Vaidya, 3/6). BloombergQuint: Widespread Malaria May Complicate Coronavirus Fight in Africa (Soto, 3/6). Devex: How scalable are maternity waiting homes? (Jerving, 3/9).…

PMI Helps Community Health Workers In Côte d’Ivoire Prevent Malaria Among Pregnant Women

USAID/Medium: Protecting Pregnant Women from Malaria Anne Bulchis, communications manager, and Kathryn Malhotra and Jacques N’dri Kouakou, technical advisers, all with the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative’s flagship global service delivery project, PMI Impact Malaria, discuss how PMI helps train community health workers in Côte d’Ivoire. In turn, these health workers…

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ABC National Radio: Bill Gates aims to reduce health inequity and child malnutrition (Williams, 2/29). AFP: World Bank to attack poverty in conflict zones (2/27). Becker’s Hospital Review: NIH launches $1M challenge for digital treatments of sickle cell, malaria & anemia (Park, 2/17). New Humanitarian: How Mexico and Central America’s…

WHO-Supported Pilot Program Of Malaria Vaccine In Africa Represents ‘Serious Breach’ Of Ethical Standards, Canadian Bioethicist Says

The BMJ: WHO’s malaria vaccine study represents a ‘serious breach of international ethical standards’ “A large scale malaria vaccine study led by the World Health Organization has been criticized by a leading bioethicist for committing a ‘serious breach’ of international ethical standards. The cluster randomized study in Africa is already…

NASEM Study Examines Long-Term Impacts Of Malaria Prophylaxis Drugs

Devex: Peace Corps offers window into long-term impacts of malaria drugs “A new report on potential long-term health effects of malaria drugs reached few definitive conclusions. Researchers were clear on one point though: There has not been enough good research into potential links between malaria prophylactics and a variety of…

New Partnership To Use Weather Data To Inform Mosquito-Borne Disease Response, Prevention

Devex: Exclusive: New partnership leverages weather data to tackle mosquito-borne diseases “…[A] diverse group of partners is coming together to explore how weather data and analytics can help defeat mosquito-borne diseases. With the rise of extreme weather events, there is increased urgency and opportunity for weather data to inform disease…

Drugs Targeting Immune Cells May Help Treat Cerebral Malaria, NIH Study Shows

NIH: NIH study supports new approach for treating cerebral malaria “Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found evidence that specific immune cells may play a key role in the devastating effects of cerebral malaria, a severe form of malaria that mainly affects young children. The results, published in the…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has published Issue 373 of the ‘Global Fund Observer.’ The newsletter features an article on the Global Fund’s first-ever allocation of funding to Venezuela to address malaria; a report on the nature…

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