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Historic G20 Health Ministers Meeting Should Recognize Health Investments As ‘Foundation For Sustainable Development’

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Investment in health is the foundation for sustainable development Marijke Wijnroks, interim executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as of June 1 “…At the most basic level, health financing supports interventions that save individual lives; beyond this, it builds stronger systems…

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U.N.-Backed Global Mosquito Alert Network Launched To Help Track Emerging Disease Trends

U.N. News Centre: U.N.-backed network brings together thousands to help tackle mosquito-borne diseases “…Dubbed the Global Mosquito Alert, the new initiative brings together thousands of scientists and volunteers from around the world working against mosquito borne viruses, such as Zika, yellow fever, chikungunya, dengue, malaria, and the West Nile virus.…

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NPR Examines How Illegal Gold Mining Could Be Correlated To Malaria’s Spread

NPR: How Illegal Gold Mining Relates To The Spread Of Malaria “New social science research shows that there is a correlation between illegal gold mining and the spread of malaria. We explore why this might be the case…” (Vedantam, 5/10).

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PMI Releases May 2017 Newsletter

PMI: President’s Malaria Initiative Newsletter: May 2017 This newsletter contains announcements, news articles, and publications from or featured by PMI, including the release of PMI’s 11th Annual Report to Congress, an updated PMI technical guidance, and notes on Zambia, which is in its 10th year as a PMI focus country (May…

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Research Shows High Diversity Among Malaria Parasites, Raises Questions For Control, Prevention Techniques

Bloomberg: DNA Fingerprinting Throws Doubt on Glaxo Malaria Vaccine Effort “Groundbreaking research has shown the potentially deadly malaria parasite has greater genetic diversity than scientists previously understood, a finding that throws doubt on the efficacy of vaccines in development by companies such GlaxoSmithKline Plc. … The research, published Tuesday in…

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May 2017 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The May 2017 WHO Bulletin includes editorials, news, and research and policy articles on various topics, including an editorial addressing tuberculosis and drug resistance, a research paper on equity in ownership of insecticide-treated bednets in sub-Saharan Africa, and a perspective piece on drug policy…

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FT Health Discusses Malaria, Features Interview With Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez

FT Health: Moving beyond malaria The latest issue of the Financial Times’ weekly global health newsletter discusses the newspaper’s special report on malaria and an interview with Joe Jimenez, head of Novartis, on the company’s malaria work. The newsletter also provides a roundup of other global health-related news stories (Jack/Dodd,…

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PLOS Pathogens Editor-In-Chief Reflects On Challenges Of Drug Resistance In Global Malaria Efforts

PLOS Blog’s “Speaking of Medicine”: Drugs for Malaria: the Challenge of Resistance to Front Line Therapy in Control and Elimination “In honor of World Malaria Day, Kasturi Haldar, editor-in-chief of PLOS Pathogens, comments on the challenge of resistance to frontline drugs in malaria treatment, control, and elimination on the path…

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USAID Podcast Interviews PMI Deputy Coordinator On Global Progress Toward Malaria Elimination

USAID Global Health: Interview with Dr. Bernard Nahlen, PMI Deputy Coordinator In this podcast episode, Bernard Nahlen, PMI’s deputy coordinator, discusses “how he became personally involved in the fight against malaria and the global progress that has been achieved against malaria to date” (4/27).

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USAID’s Maternal And Child Survival Program Publishes Special Section For World Malaria Day

USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program: Malaria: One Disease, Many Faces Katrin DeCamp, web manager and senior communications specialist with MCSP, and Joel Bobeck, independent media specialist, present a special section published in recognition of World Malaria Day on April 25. “MCSP is playing a key role in ending malaria…

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