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Antibiotic Resistance Poses New Public Health Threat In Africa

VOA News: Antibiotics Overuse is Price of Success in Africa Malaria Fight “As malaria rates decline across much of Africa, a new study seeks to fight another problem. Drug-resistant bacteria are a growing concern as antibiotics have become the automatic choice for treating a child with a fever…” (Baragona, 2/26).

Studies Examine How Malaria Parasite Becomes Resistant To Drugs, Infects Humans

Media sources report on two recently published studies — one in Genome Biology and the other in Nature — showing how the malaria parasite becomes resistant to insecticides and makes changes allowing it to infect humans. Agence France-Presse: Revealed: How malaria parasite beats top insecticides “Gene detectives on Tuesday said…

Asia-Pacific Gets $16M Boost From Australia To Fight Malaria

Devex: Asia-Pacific’s fight against malaria gets a boost from Australia “The fight to eradicate malaria in Asia-Pacific has been given a significant boost following Australia’s latest $16 million commitment to the region’s multi-donor trust fund against the mosquito-borne disease. The trust fund, part of a larger initiative called the Asia-Pacific…

Larval Source Management Should Be Used As Malaria Control Strategy

The Guardian: Targeting mosquito breeding sites in the fight against malaria Lucy Tusting, a research degree student at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine “…Great success has been achieved in malaria control in the past decade, with global malaria mortality cut by a quarter. However, our core vector…

Report, Policy Brief Examine Malaria Elimination Financing

The UCSF Global Health Group and Cambridge Economic Policy Associates has released a new report and policy brief, titled “Financing for Malaria Elimination.” The report examines global and domestic resource allocation trends to malaria-eliminating countries and makes recommendations for new and additional funding sources. The report finds that the Global…

Technical Director Reflects On Malaria Consortium’s Decade Of Disease Control

The Guardian: Malaria Consortium reflects on a decade in disease control Sylvia Meek, technical director of Malaria Consortium “…We didn’t want to start up an organization just to duplicate what others were doing, but instead to fill a gap we had found. We felt impatient sometimes at what we felt…

Global Community Increasing Efforts To Stop Spread Of Drug-Resistant Malaria In SE Asia

IRIN: Stepping up the fight against drug-resistant malaria in SE Asia “Efforts are being scaled up to stem a further spread of drug-resistant malaria in Southeast Asia. ‘The emergence of resistance … threatens worldwide malaria control and treatment since there is no alternative to [artemisinin] if its efficacy decreases further…

Malaria Maps Reveal High Risk Of Malaria In Africa

News outlets report on the findings of a study recently published in The Lancet on malarial infections in Africa. Agence France-Presse: Malaria: High risk focused in 10 African countries “Gains in fighting malaria in sub-Saharan Africa have left the highest risk for the disease concentrated in 10 countries, according to…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has published Issue 237 of its “Global Fund Observer.” The issue includes an article on the challenges of South Sudan’s malaria program; an article supporting the integration of TB and HIV programs; and an article on…

Rwandan Newspaper Highlights Nation’s 10-Year Relationship With Global Fund

New Times Rwanda: Ten years of Global Fund in Rwanda “On February 11, the Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of Health signed an agreement with Global Fund, an international financing organization that aims to attract and disburse resources to prevent and treat HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis. … The same…