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Ghana, Kenya, Malawi To Participate In WHO Malaria Vaccine Pilot Implementation Program Beginning In 2018

Associated Press: 3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine “Three African countries have been chosen to test the world’s first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with hundreds of thousands of young children, who…

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The Lancet Infectious Diseases Profiles Gates Foundation Global Health Division President Trevor Mundel

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Trevor Mundel: President of the Gates’ Foundation Global Health Division “Variety is the spice of life, and few scientists have had a more varied career than Trevor Mundel. This serves him well as president of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health Division, where he…

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Flexible, Comprehensive Strategy Critical To Eliminating Malaria

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Is malaria elimination within reach? Editorial Board “Released on March 24, in ample time for World Malaria Day on April 25, WHO’s A Framework for Malaria Elimination is the first time WHO returns to this significant topic since 2007. Given the launch of this update to…

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Variety Of Malaria Prevention Tools Needed To Eliminate Disease, WHO Says In World Malaria Day Ceremony

WHO: Prevent malaria — save lives: WHO push for prevention on World Malaria Day, 25th April “At an event on the eve of World Malaria Day in Nairobi, WHO called today for accelerated scale-up of efforts to prevent malaria and save lives. … Together with diagnosis and treatment, WHO recommends…

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AEI Scholar Roger Bate Expresses Concerns Over WHO’s Malaria Efforts, Trump Administration’s Funding For Agency

AEI’s “AEIdeas”: Global health spending and the Trump administration on World Malaria Day Roger Bate, AEI visiting scholar, discusse WHO’s role in properly addressing global malaria, saying the organization’s “latest draft report misses the big story of the moment. The biggest risk of malaria resurgence is resistance to artemisinin drugs.”…

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Ahead Of World Malaria Day, CDC Recognizes U.S., Global Commitments To Eliminate Malaria

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Announcement: World Malaria Day — April 25, 2017 “World Malaria Day is commemorated each year on April 25, the date in 2000 when leaders of 44 African nations met in Abuja, Nigeria, and committed their countries to reducing the number of malaria-related deaths. ……

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Kaiser Family Foundation Fact Sheet Examines President’s Malaria Initiative, Other U.S. Government Global Malaria Efforts

Kaiser Family Foundation: The President’s Malaria Initiative and Other U.S. Government Global Malaria Efforts This fact sheet examines the U.S. government’s role in global malaria efforts, including the President’s Malaria Initiative and funding; effective malaria interventions; and global goals for control and eradication (4/18).

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Ending Malaria Possible With Intensified Efforts From Global Community

Huffington Post: Ending Malaria Is Possible Melvin Sanicas, regional medical expert at Sanofi Pasteur, consultant for the WHO, and agenda contributor for the World Economic Forum “…[I]f we are to realize our goal of eliminating malaria, the world must commit to finishing what has been started. Now, more than ever,…

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Investing In Malaria Eradication Critical To Eliminating Poverty, Ending Preventable Child Deaths

Project Syndicate: Finishing Off Malaria Shamas-ur-Rehman Toor, senior program management specialist at the Islamic Development Bank Group’s Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development “…[T]he Lives and Livelihoods Fund (LLF) — a grant facility launched by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — has joined Senegal’s…

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Health Officials In Africa Should Begin Consulting Weather Forecasts To Help Predict Malaria Outbreaks, Expert Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Doctors must check weather forecasts to stop epidemics in their tracks “Health agencies in Africa need to start consulting seasonal weather forecasts to help prepare for malaria epidemics and ensure outbreaks are spotted early and curbed before they become severe, a malaria expert said. Rising temperatures, floods,…

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