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Eradicating Malaria

At a Defining Moment in the Fight to End Malaria

Kent Campbell | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact
Kent Campbell

Globally, more than 90 countries today are malaria-free, with an additional 26 en route to achieving that status. Still, eliminating malaria in Africa is a challenging goal.

Millions Spent On Bednets To Fight Malaria, Critics Argue It's Not Working

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LONDON — Health groups have spent more than a billion dollars and bought millions of bednets to fight malaria, and 20 African countries have inc...

Malaria No More American Idol-Style Competition Promotes Malaria Awareness In Senegal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

International nonprofit Malaria No More is using music as a compelling way to raise awareness about malaria in Africa. In 2009, Senegalese artist Yous...

Tanzanian Artists Come Together For 'Zinduka!' Malaria No More Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Over a dozen of Tanzania's brightest stars have come together for the Zinduka! Malaria Haikubaliki campaign to raise awareness about malaria and the u...

What a Difference a Tweet Makes

Scott Case | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Scott Case

Last April, Ashton Kutcher made history when he challenged CNN to a race to a million followers on Twitter and won. The real winners of the Twitter race? Families in Africa.

Chewing Gum Could Detect Malaria

msn.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Using a recent grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Andrew Fung and his colleagues at the University of California, Los Angeles are devel...

The Unnoticed War Where Millions of Children's Lives are at Stake

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Nobody knows why Cambodia's malaria parasites are such buffed-up hyper-Darwinian winners. Some scientists think it's because the treatments have been used there so long that the parasites have a head-start.

Malaria Kills Almost 1M A Year: Special Report On Fighting The Disease

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

If you've ever traveled to a malarial region you know the sound: the ominous buzz of a blood-sucking mosquito that may, or may not, be carrying a dead...

Health of Nations

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edward J. Murray

Societies with the resources sufficient to create sound public health systems can survive and thrive. Societies lacking those resources risk catastrophic assaults on health, which can result in their total annihilation.