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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Myanmar’s Malaria Successes Highlight Need For Collaboration, Trust Building Among National, Local Governments, Other Partners

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar “…The need to collaborate is even more pressing now as progress in fighting malaria is threatened by parasite resistance to drugs used to treat the disease, which is spread by mosquitoes. … Aung Kyaw Htwe, the government’s health director…

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Innovation, Increased Resources, Cooperation Can Eradicate Malaria

Huffington Post: The World Health Organization’s Annual World Malaria Report Martin Edlund, CEO of Malaria No More “…Now is the moment to put the world on a path to eradicating malaria within a generation, a feat that would rank as one of the greatest humanitarian achievements in history. To do…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

7 Innovations That Would Greatly Impact Global Health

The Guardian: Seven breakthroughs that will transform global health Shashi Buluswar, executive director at the Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab “…Working with more than 1,000 experts, we have analyzed where new technologies can make a game-changing difference in the fields of global health, food security…

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Friends Of Global Fight Report Highlights Role Of FBOs In HIV, TB, Malaria Efforts

Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: New Friends Report Highlights the Role of the Faith Community in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today released ‘A Critical Partnership: The Lifesaving Collaboration Between the Global Fund…

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Drug-Resistant Malaria Threatens Progress Against Disease In Myanmar, World

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Drug-resistant malaria: the world’s next big health crisis? “…Experts say Myanmar, which has the largest malaria burden in the region, is the next frontier in the spread of resistance to artemisinin. … If the problem spreads beyond the region, history would repeat itself for a third time,…

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SE Asian Militaries Play Important Role In Malaria Control But Also Act As Transmission Reservoirs, Study Says

SciDev.Net: Military forces play a dual role in malaria control “Military organizations of South-East Asian countries can help in the fight against malaria, a new study reports, but they are also ‘under-recognized’ transmission reservoirs of malaria infections…” (Ives, 12/14).

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Malaria Funding From All Sources Must Be Doubled

New York Times: Fragile Gains Against Malaria Editorial Board “The global battle against malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease, continues to yield impressive gains, but it is encountering new obstacles that threaten future progress. It is imperative that funding from all sources be doubled to solidify the achievements and move toward…

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Guardian Health Editor Reports On Ebola From West Africa

The Guardian: Ebola diary: Malaria medicine delivered under darkness “The Guardian’s health editor, Sarah Boseley, is traveling in West Africa, looking at the impact of the Ebola epidemic and the reasons why it has taken off in the region with such devastating effect…” The newspaper provides links to Boseley’s past…

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Major Milestone Met In Efforts Against Malaria; Investment In New Strategies Can Advance Progress

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: A Major Milestone in the Fight Against Malaria Alan Magill, director of the Malaria Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the release of the WHO 2014 World Malaria Report, highlighting progress made and the path ahead to reaching the goal…

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Significant Global Gains Made Against Malaria, But Ebola Threatens Progress In West Africa, WHO Report Says

News outlets discuss the WHO’s World Malaria Report 2014, which was released on Tuesday. BBC News: Halving of malaria deaths ‘tremendous achievement’ “Global efforts have halved the number of people dying from malaria — a tremendous achievement, the World Health Organization says. It says between 2001 and 2013, 4.3 million…

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