Africa: A Malaria-Free Africa Is in Sight
[Daily News] His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, who served as President of the United Republic of Tanzania from December 2005 to October 2015, is the founding Chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA). He speaks about the extraordinary progress in the fight to eliminate malaria on the African continent and the challenges that remain as we close in on one of the world's oldest and deadliest diseases.
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.
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.
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Malaria Eradication Not Currently Possible: WHO The eradication of malaria worldwide may eventually be possible but when that might be achieved...