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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…

GHTC Releases Fact Sheet Series On Role Of R&D Across Diseases, Health Issues

Global Health Technologies Coalition: Fact sheet series: R&D across health area “This fact sheet series examines the role of research and development (R&D) in driving progress across different neglected diseases and health areas. Each fact sheet provides an overview of R&D for a specific disease or health area, including examples…

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Borgen Magazine: H.Res. 517: Fighting AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Frazer, 2/3). Devex: Q&A: As conflict rumbles on, water pipes run dry in eastern Ukraine (Root, 2/3). VOA: Hunger in Central Sahel Rising at Alarming Rate as Conflict Intensifies (Schlein, 2/2). Xinhua: Global Fund to grant Tanzania 600 mln USD for…