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Malaria War: Let's Not Turn the Biggest Success into a Devastating Failure
Humanitarian entrepreneur dedicated to improving the lives of ...
At the end of December, with the wrap-up of the UN Millennium Development Goals, the global health community collectively patted ourselves on the back for reducing malaria-related deaths by 60 percent, saving 6.2 million lives and reducing new cases by 37 percent since 2000.
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In the immortal words of Mary Poppins, a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. But can a sugary orange lollipop treat a million kids for malaria?
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UN Special Envoy for Health in Agenda 2030 and for Malaria
While we celebrate this accomplishment, we need to remember how wily this enemy is. Malaria is an ancient scourge that has killed millions upon millions of people.
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At the clinic, Lorna was tested and treated for malaria and later discharged with advice from doctors to take the full course of treatment. They also advised her and her family to sleep under their mosquito nets every night for protection.
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Director of the Malaria Control Program at PATH
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.
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Infographic: The Battle to End Malaria Deaths in Africa by 2015
Rev. Larry Hollon
Chief Executive, United Methodist Communications
Every minute, malaria claims a life in Africa; but, malaria mortality rates are falling. Just a few short years ago, statistics showed a child died every 30 seconds of the mosquito-borne disease.
Fighting a Serious Killer Across Borders
Joseph Mwenya Kasonde
Diseases do not recognize borders. Mosquitos that transmit malaria don't either. The investments that the world makes to the Global Fund are going to allow us to continue to implement high-impact interventions.
Because 200 Million Is Too Many: Recognizing World Malaria Day
Robert L. Quigley, MD, D.Phil.
Regional Medical Director and Senior Vice President of Medical...
There's a reason we recognize World Malaria Day annually, and it is this: While there is no vaccine, malaria is both preventable and curable. But travelers, expatriates, businesses, NGOs and universities must know the risks beforehand.
Malaria: The Bigger Picture
Executive Director, Roll Back Malaria Partnership
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.
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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?
Why the Global Fund Is a Terrific Investment
Co-chair, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced today that it will need $15 billion to continue its life-saving work. If the world comes together to meet this replenishment goal, it will build on one of its greatest achievements of the past decade by saving millions more lives.
Here I Am: Focus on Malaria Elimination -- an Interview With Dr. Roly Gosling
Executive Director and Secretary to the Board, TB ACTION Group
Dr. Roly Gosling is an international expert on malaria. I have asked him to answer a few questions for us regarding malaria elimination, its importance, and why the Global Fund is critical to achieving that goal worldwide.
Defeating Malaria to Defend Dreams
Communications Associate, ChildFund International
Three months ago, I shared a story about a Ugandan girl -- Christine Akullo -- who was preparing to compete in the Paralympics in London. The events for which Christine had trained so hard went on without her, because she suddenly became ill with malaria.
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When it comes to health in the developing world, timing is everything. A few scant hours can make the difference between a child being successfully treated for malaria and becoming a statistic.
Taking the Malaria Fight Down to the Community Level
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Malaria remains one of the most widespread infectious diseases in Africa. Yet, insecticide treated nets are available. Medicines are available. Prevention education is available -- but to everyone?
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The Bednet Bottle
Edward J. Murray
Recently retired President and CEO of Odyssey Networks
In my memory, those night-time mosquitoes didn't zzzziinngg around the room, they screamed in my ear.
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