Latest News

RBM Partnership to End Malaria Announces First-Ever Media Fellows

RBM Partnership to End Malaria Announces First-Ever Media Fellows

Geneva, 2 April 2019 – The RBM Partnership to End Malaria today announced the eleven journalists selected to participate in its inaugural media fellowship.   To mark the 20th anniversary of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, the first-ever RBM Partnership Media Fellowship was launched in November 2018. The programme aims to effectively engage journalists in countries …

New insights into how the RTS,S malaria vaccine works

New insights into how the RTS,S malaria vaccine works

New Burnet Institute malaria research reveals: The RTS,S vaccine induces antibodies that recruit proteins in the blood to assist in blocking and killing malaria Prior exposure to malaria may have a bearing on the immune response The immune response declines rapidly within months of vaccination Burnet Institute scientists have made important discoveries about the workings …

Increase in cases of malaria

Increase in cases of malaria

Malaria is on the rise in South Africa because of the lack of urgency in dealing with the silent killer, experts warn. According to Goodbye Malaria, an NGO that aims to eliminate malaria in Africa, every minute or two a child under the age of five dies of the vector-borne disease. Pregnant women are also …