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Malaria vaccine work deploys parasite-fighting cells to liver

Malaria vaccine work deploys parasite-fighting cells to liver

After an infected mosquito bite, malaria parasites travel from the bite site to the liver. For that reason, the liver has become the target of numerous efforts to develop a potential vaccine. Currently there are no approved vaccines for people against any parasitic diseases, including malaria. Using a novel, liver-targeted vaccination strategy, researchers now have ...

GHS introduces electronic data collection to enhance malaria control

GHS introduces electronic data collection to enhance malaria control

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) have introduced the electronic collection of data by community volunteers to enhance the malaria control effort in the country. In view of this, the NMCP has trained 750 Registration Assistants (RAs) who conducted an electronic household registration exercise towards the distribution of Long ...