Nigeria: World Malaria Day - Total Offers Free Medicare, Mosquito Nets

[Daily Trust] As the world marks Malaria Day, Total has offered free medical treatment to children and distributed free mosquito treated nets to residents of Kutunku in Gwagwalada Area Council.
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

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Conditions:   Pneumonia, Bacterial;   Viral Infection;   Clinical Pneumonia;   Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria;   Malaria;   Infections, Respiratory Intervention:   Sponsors:   Boston University;   National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID);   Medical Research Council Unit, The Gambia, LSTMH;   Laboratory of Transnational Immunology, UMC Utrecht Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionsMass azithromycin distributions were associated with a reduced prevalence of malaria parasitemia in this trial, suggesting one possible mechanism for the mortality benefit observed with this intervention. Trial registrationThe trial was registered on ClinicalTrials.gov (NCT02048007).
Source: PLoS Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
[Global Fund] Tokyo -The Global Fund praised the great leadership by the Government of Japan for its renewed, strong commitment against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria with funding that will contribute to saving one million lives in the coming three-year period.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
[Daily Trust] Malam Umar Aminu-Imam, President, Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria (EHOAN) in Katsina State, has said that 13,687,500 Nigerians battled with malaria annually.
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
In a previous study, severe and cerebral malaria have been connected with acute cochlear malfunction in children, demonstrated by a decrease of transitory evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAEs) reproducibility....
Source: Malaria Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Understanding the complex heterogeneity of risk factors that can contribute to an increased risk of malaria at the individual and household level will enable more effective use of control measures. The objecti...
Source: Malaria Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Malaria transmission varies in intensity amongst Solomon Island villages where Anopheles farauti is the only vector. This variation in transmission intensity might be explained by density-dependent processes duri...
Source: Malaria Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Recent reductions in malaria burden have been attributed largely to long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs). In March –June 2017, approximately 3 years after a national LLIN distribution campaign, a cross-sectio...
Source: Malaria Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Routine surveillance on the therapeutic efficacy of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) has been ongoing in Ghana since 2005. The sixth round of surveillance was conducted between 2015 and 2017 to dete...
Source: Malaria Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
ConclusionThe findings demonstrate a distinct inflammatory profile in coinfected patients, with characteristics associated with immune responses to both pathogens. These host responses toP.vivax and HBV, in conjunction, could then be potentially associated, if not mainly responsible, for the protection against symptomatic vivax malaria.
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases - Category: Tropical Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
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