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Whole Plant Artemisia Better Malaria Treatment In Mice Than Refined Active Ingredient, Study Shows

New York Times: Hold the Drug, Go Straight to the Source “Ground-up artemisia plants, from which the anti-malaria drug artemisinin is derived, appear to work much better than the refined drug does by itself, according to research at the University of Massachusetts…” (McNeil, 1/26).

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Blog Posts, President’s Malaria Initiative Discuss NYT Article On Malaria Bednet Misuse

Malaria Matters: Insecticide treated nets, a fishy subject In his blog, Bill Brieger of Johns Hopkins University discusses the New York Times article and writes insecticide-treated net misuse “will persist until national malaria control programs focus less on the total numbers of nets distributed and more on the actual factors…

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New York Times Examines Use Of Mosquito Nets For Fishing In Africa, Possible Unintended Consequences

New York Times: Meant to Keep Malaria Out, Mosquito Nets Are Used to Haul Fish In “…Across Africa, from the mud flats of Nigeria to the coral reefs off Mozambique, mosquito-net fishing is a growing problem, an unintended consequence of one of the biggest and most celebrated public health campaigns…

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Sierra Leone Lifts Quarantines, Plans To Reopen Schools As Ebola Epidemic Slows

Agence France-Presse: S. Leone to reopen schools in March as Ebola retreats “Sierra Leone said on Thursday it would reopen schools across the country in March, with the deadly Ebola epidemic slowing throughout West Africa…” (1/22). Reuters: Sierra Leone lifts Ebola quarantine measures amid progress “Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai…

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Technology, Innovation In Health, Education, Agriculture Will Help Further Reduce Inequality Over Next 15 Years, Gateses Say In Annual Letter

News outlets highlight the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s annual letter, released on Wednesday, as well as comments made by Bill and Melinda Gates in a related interview. Agence France-Presse: World’s poor headed for better lives in 2030: Gates “The lives of the poor will improve faster in the next…

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Investment In TB, Malaria, HIV Treatment And Prevention, Health Systems Saves Lives

The Guardian: Ebola kills far fewer than AIDS, TB, and malaria. What should we prioritize? Bjorn Lomborg, director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School “…It may sound cold-hearted to set health priorities based on cost-effectiveness, but it’s actually the best way to do the…

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U.S. Funding For Malaria Under Threat, Senator Warns; $8.5B Needed To Eliminate Disease In 34 Countries By 2030, Paper Estimates

Devex: The fight against malaria, at a critical juncture “…Global spending on malaria control totaled $2.6 billion in 2013, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Major funders include countries affected by the disease as well as the United Kingdom and the World Bank. … If the U.S. government is unable…

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New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash discusses the importance of dialogue and cooperation for achieving global health goals; reaching key populations with HIV prevention, treatment, and care services; and preventing malaria in Myanmar (1/16).

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Richard Feachem Discusses Role Of Research, Policy, Private Sector In Malaria Response

Development Policy Centre’s “Devpolicy Blog”: Research, policy and the private sector: Sir Richard Feachem on malaria “…Professor Gabriele Bammer of the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at ANU interviewed Sir Richard [Feachem, director of the Global Health Group at UCSF Global Health Sciences,] on the role of researchers,…

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Malaria Control Efforts Challenging Amid Ebola Epidemic In West African Nations

Associated Press: Malaria killing thousands more than Ebola in West Africa “West Africa’s fight to contain Ebola has hampered the campaign against malaria, a preventable and treatable disease that is claiming many thousands more lives than the dreaded virus…” (Faul, 12/28). Nature: Side effects vex anti-malaria push in Sierra Leone…

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