Africa: Tanzania Adopts Roadmap to Eliminate Malaria in Africa By 2030
[Daily News] The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) is commending the adoption of a comprehensive new roadmap to eliminate malaria in Africa by 2030.
Publication date: 24 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3244Author(s): Malaria is a distant problem for most of us. We shouldn't ignore it
[The Herald] Health and Child Care Ambassador, First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa, has said measures are being taken to prevent conditions that promote the spread of malaria ahead of the onset of the rainy season.
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FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 -- The eradication of malaria worldwide may eventually be possible, but when that might be achieved is unclear, according to the World Health Organization. The U.N. health agency is " unequivocally in favor " of wiping out...
It is theoretically possible to wipe out malaria but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it.
ConclusionAlthough malaria remains a serious disease affecting millions of people, medicinal plants while used extensively, have not been given the attention warranted for further investigation.Graphical abstract
CONCLUSION: For appropriate vaccination, pre-travel consultation at least 3 weeks before departure is crucial. Travelers should be aware of required vaccination and malaria prophylaxis before visiting South and Central America and Asia. Plans to enhance compliance of the elderly and business travelers should be contrived. PMID: 31436051 [PubMed - in process]
[Premium Times] Strategic plans to reduce the double burden of malnutrition and malaria in the African region are being fashioned out at the 69th Regional Committee meeting of the World Health Organisation (WHO) holding in the Congo Republic.
The body said the current vaccine and control methods would not likely work.
LONDON, Aug 23 - Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it.