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Malaria eradication: A dream or reality?

Malaria eradication: A dream or reality?

“The Africa of my birth and of my life experience is a continent of abundant human and natural resources, immense and diverse investment opportunities, and an economy that is primed for leapfrog strategies. Africa’s challenges may appear daunting to most, but to those with the right entrepreneurial vision, challenges always provide opportunities.” – Jim Ovia …

Cerebral Malaria Therapeutics Market Poised to Garner Maximum Revenues During 2019-2025

Cerebral Malaria Therapeutics Market Poised to Garner Maximum Revenues During 2019-2025

Cerebral Malaria Therapeutics Market 2018: Global Industry Insights by Global Players, Regional Segmentation, Growth, Applications, Major Drivers, Value and Foreseen till 2024 The recent published research report sheds light on critical aspects of the global Cerebral Malaria Therapeutics market such as vendor landscape, competitive strategies, market drivers and challenges along with the regional analysis. The …

World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet

As climate and commercial threats intensify, WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission presses for radical rethink on child health No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, finds a landmark report released today by a Commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world. The Commission was convened by the …

Global Mosquito Repellent Market Size, Share, Analysis, Product Type, Ingredients and Forecast 2020-25

Global Mosquito Repellent Market Size, Share, Analysis, Product Type, Ingredients and Forecast 2020-25

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Mosquito Repellent Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024”, the global mosquito repellent market grew at a CAGR of around 3% during the historical period of 2014-2019. Mosquito repellents are substances that are kept on different surfaces or directly applied on the skin …

NHRC monitors side effects of new malaria vaccine

NHRC monitors side effects of new malaria vaccine

The Navrongo Health Research Centre  (NHRC) in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region is monitoring 4000 children in the Municipality for adverse effects from the new malaria vaccine being piloted through the Expanded Programme of Immunization (EPI). The children are under close monitoring by the Centre since May 2019 when the malaria vaccine …

Tobacco mosaic virus creates novel malaria vaccine candidate

Tobacco mosaic virus creates novel malaria vaccine candidate

Scientists from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research have demonstrated that this novel, second-generation TMV malaria vaccine candidate may offer protection against Plasmodium falciparum malaria – one of the four different species of Plasmodium parasite that causes malaria in humans.  Malaria, infecting approximately 228 million individuals in 2018, remains a meaningful threat to public health and …

Rwanda launches Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign

Rwanda launches Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign

Today, Rwanda joins the Zero Malaria Starts with Me movement, in a drive to accelerate malaria elimination across the African continent. The Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign, launched in 2018 by H.E. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in his role as Chair of the African Union, seeks to build community ownership of malaria efforts …

Malawi is Home to Africa’s First Drone Academy

Malawi is Home to Africa’s First Drone Academy

LILONGWE, MALAWI – Malawi this month opened the first African Drone and Data Academy, with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF.  The academy aims to improve drone technology skills across Africa, beginning with Malawi and neighboring countries. Karen Asaba developed an interest in drones at Uganda Flying Labs, a Kampala-based drone mapping and …