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Malaria Deaths

3.3 Million Lives Saved Since 2000 By Global Malaria Control Efforts, WHO Says

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living

(Adds WHO official interview, details) Dec 11 (Reuters) - Global efforts to curb malaria have saved the lives of 3.3 million people si...

Time for the Big Push to Defeat Malaria

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

As a global community, our fates are often more intertwined than we like to imagine. Controlling malaria isn't only a prospect of preventing needless deaths, it is an economic imperative.

Malaria: The Bigger Picture

Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré

Of the $5 billion needed every year to achieve and maintain universal access to malaria interventions worldwide, less than a half -- some $2.3 billion -- is currently available.

Mary and Martha and Malaria

Richard Curtis | Posted 04.15.2013 | Impact
Richard Curtis

A preventable, curable disease, was killing close to a million children a year. Can you know these facts, and not do anything about them? Was I going to be a writer who knew about this -- and yet continue to write fictional films usually featuring weddings?

UN Appeals For $3.2 Billion To Reach Goal Of 'Near-Zero' Malaria Deaths

AP | Posted 06.23.2012 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS — The global campaign to fight malaria is appealing for $3.2 billion to try to reach the U.N. goal of "near-zero" deaths from the...

Despite Slow Decline In Deaths, WHO Still Hopes To Eliminate Malaria Deaths By 2015

AP | By MARIA CHENG | Posted 12.14.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON -- Health officials hope to virtually eliminate malaria deaths in the next few years – despite having failed to meet an earlier goal of c...

WHO Claims Gains In Global Fight Against Malaria

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GENEVA — A massive malaria control program since 2008 has helped reduce infections across Africa and eradicate the disease in Morocco and Turkme...

Malaria In India May Be A Bigger Killer Than Known

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — The number of people dying from malaria in India may be more than 10 times higher than World Health Organization figures suggest, a new...

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...

New Hope in Africa to End Malaria

John Bridgeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Bridgeland

Earlier this year, President Obama went to Africa and issued this simple statement: "Africa's future is up to Africans." He highlighted the power of Christians and Muslims in Nigeria working side-by-side to end malaria.

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.

In Response to Liya Kebede: Our Responsiblity to Improving Maternal Health

Ray Chambers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Chambers

For HIV, women account for 60 percent of the disease in sub-Saharan Africa and transmission from mothers to newborns is a significant, yet solvable problem.

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...

World Malaria Day: Here in Africa, Mosquitoes Still Kill

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
World Vision

Even as many African countries continue to make hard-earned economic progress, the financial toll of malaria remains a roadblock to these economies reaching their full potential.

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.

The VP Choice that lost the Presidency for John McCain -- The Sequel

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

We will probably conclude that the tanking of the economy was the prime reason why McCain lost this election. But we should also blame ourselves and the media for taking our eye off the ball.

Make Chinese Anti-Malarial Drug Makers Caught

TreeHugger | John Laumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Every so often some op. ed. writer infers that all of today's "environmentalists" are responsible for the malaria-caused deaths of innocent children, ...