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Kids Believe Gender Stereotypes By Age 10, Global Study Finds
In almost every society, from Baltimore to Beijing, boys are told from a young age to go outside and have adventures, while young girls are encouraged to stay home and do chores. In most cultures, girls are warned off taking the initiative in any relationship and by 10 years old, already have the distinct impression that their key asset is their physical appearance. These are the findings of a new six-year study of gender expectations around the world, which gathered data on 10- to 14-year-olds from 15 different countries of varying degrees of wealth and development. The research teams interviewed 450 adolescents and their...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized boys gender girls Global global study health Johns Hopkins Mental Health/Psychology Stereotypes Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: Global Fund Board Approves Transfer of Funds Within the 2014-2016 Allocation to Burkina Faso
[GFO] The Global Fund Board has approved the transfer of ? 2.6 million from within the 2014-2016 allocation to Burkina Faso. The funds are being transferred from a TB/HIV grant and an RSSH grant, where they were projected to remain unused, to a malaria grant (BFA-M-PADS) to cover a significant gap that has materialized in the malaria program. The Board was acting on a recommendation from its Grant Approvals Committee (GAC). (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 20, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

New research to treat acute malnutrition
(Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen) Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and humanitarian organizations have conducted a large study in Burkina Faso in West Africa treating more than 1,600 children with acute malnutrition. The study showed that corn-soy porridge should be replaced with a lipid-based nutrient supplement, a fortified peanut butter. The results of the study can be used directly both in the treatment and prevention of acute malnutrition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Effort Index Tool Offers a Way to Measure Health Workforce Progress
Photograph by Trevor Snapp for IntraHealth InternationalAugust 15, 2017National decision-makers in the health sector can now take stock of their health workforces and the systems that support them using theHuman Resources for Health (HRH) Effort Index, a tool developed byIntraHealth International with support from the US Agency for International Development. Results from four countries where the index was applied are now available inHuman Resources for Health.The HRH Effort Index measures health workforce status and progress, provides information that can help leaders build consensus and prioritize strategic investments, a...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

In West Africa, Family Planning Youth Ambassadors Are Helping Their Countries Plan for the Future
This article originally appeared onHuffPost. ByByMargarite Nathe Senior Editor/Writer, IntraHealth InternationalCS4FPfamily planningcommunityLeadership and Governancepolicy& advocacyyouthBeninBurkina FasoGuineaMauritaniaTogo (Source: IntraHealth International)
Source: IntraHealth International - August 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Meet the Young Future-Planners of West Africa
August 10, 2017They ’re informed, determined, and looking ahead for the good of their peers—and their countries. They want to help girls stay in school. To take control of their own futures. To make sure other young people don ’t make the same mistakes or have to live the same nightmares they did.There are a lot of reasons why almost 100 young activists from across West Africa have become family planning youth ambassadors, but they all have something in common: they ’re part of the biggest generation of young people in human history. And they know that having a healthy, prosperous future means ...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

1.2 Billion Reasons Why Countries Must Empower Young People to Plan the Future
July 10, 2017A tidal wave of youth is fast approaching the shores of adult society. It ’s time to ensure they are part of the global conversation.This piece originally appeared onHuffPost:When I was growing up in Senegal, it was a very strict environment for the young. We were told when to speak and when not to speak, and if we tried to mingle with the adults while they were talking, we were likely to be shooed away.As young people, we were rarely invited to make our voices heard.But on our journey to empower young women and men with contraception, we must travel a different path than that traditional one of silencin...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

How Hepatitis Became A Hidden Epidemic In Africa
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lassa Fever – Benin, Togo and Burkina Faso
On 20 February 2017, the Ministry of Health of Benin notified WHO of a Lassa fever case in Tchaourou district, Borgou Department, Benin, close to the border with Nigeria. The case was a pregnant woman who was living in Nigeria (close to the border with Benin). (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 10, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Sexual abuse and risky sexual behaviors among young female hawkers in Burkina Faso: a mixed method study - Ou édraogo SY, Sisawo EJ, Huang SL.
The objectives of this study were to identify the socio-demographic status and work characte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Bio-Product Targeting Deadly Toxin Holds Hope for Africa ’s Food
Application of Aflasafe in groundnut field. Photo courtesy of Aflasafe.comBy Ini EkottABUJA, Dec 27 2016 (IPS)As food contaminants, aflatoxins are amongst the deadliest. Between 2004 and 2007, contaminated maize killed nearly 200 people in Kenya, left hundreds hospitalised and rendered millions of bags of maize unfit for consumption.On average, 25 to 60 percent of maize – a staple in many African countries – has high levels of aflatoxins in Nigeria, warns the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). And with that comes the risk of liver cancer, suppressed immune system, stunted growth in children...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Ini Ekott Tags: Africa Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health AflaSafe aflatoxin International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Nigeria Source Type: news

Young People in West Africa Are Leading Their Own Movement for Family Planning
November 28, 2016They're role models, advocates, and watchdogs. And they're making their expectations clear.The designation of “youth ambassador” may have started as a simple title, but as I witnessed at the Civil Society for Family Planning (CS4FP) Regional Workshop this month, it has grown to symbolize a movement.Since 2011, theCS4FP project has engaged dynamic, dedicated, impassioned young people from across francophone West Africa as family planning youth ambassadors. They ’re tasked with educating and mobilizing their peers around reproductive health and family planning in particular—what it is...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Dengue fever kills 20 in Burkina Faso
Dengue fever kills at least 20 people in Burkina Faso, where about 2,000 cases have been recorded. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dengue Fever – Burkina Faso
Since August 2016, suspected dengue fever cases and deaths have been reported in Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - November 18, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Out-of-School Youth: Often Forgotten in Reproductive Health Programs
October 24, 2016Social media is a powerful tool for engaging youth. But in Burkina Faso, young family planning advocates realize it can't be the only tool.The Family Planning Youth Ambassador Program in Burkina Faso focuses on raising awareness about family planning and reproductive health services among our country ’s youth. We’ve engaged a lot of young people on the topic, but, as this testimonial from a young woman named Chantal shows, we were unintentionally leaving out many young people, namely married adolescents and out-of-school youth. “We’ve been speaking more and more about the sexual...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 15, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Traveling To Southeast Asia? Here's What You Need To Know About Zika Virus
The Zika virus epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean has infected potentially millions of people and is pegged as the cause of congenital Zika syndrome, a birth defect affecting thousands of children in the region. It can cause brain damage, seizures, deafness, blindness and other neurological and physiological problems.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued travel advisories for 59 countries and territories throughout the world, including neighborhoods in Miami where the Zika virus continues to spread locally. Most of these areas are in Latin America and the Caribbean, while eight...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Traveling To Southeast Asia? Here's What You Need To Know About Zika Virus
The Zika virus epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean has infected potentially millions of people and is pegged as the cause of congenital Zika syndrome, a birth defect affecting thousands of children in the region. It can cause brain damage, seizures, deafness, blindness and other neurological and physiological problems.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued travel advisories for 59 countries and territories throughout the world, including neighborhoods in Miami where the Zika virus continues to spread locally. Most of these areas are in Latin America and the Caribbean, while eight...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 1, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Maltreatment and mental health outcomes among ultra-poor children in Burkina Faso: a latent class analysis - Ismayilova L, Gaveras E, Blum A, T ô-Camier A, Nanema R.
OBJECTIVES: Research about the mental health of children in Francophone West Africa is scarce. This paper examines the relationships between adverse childhood experiences, including exposure to violence and exploitation, and mental health outcomes among ch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 29, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New Figshare report provides new insights into the global state of open data
This report has been supported by parent company Digital Science and the survey was conducted in partnership with Springer Nature. It  highlights the extent of awareness around open data, the incentives around its use, and perspectives researchers have about making their own research data open. The key findings of the report include: For the majority of respondents, open data is already a reality: Approximately three quarters of respondents have made their research data openly available at some point; a similar number are aware of data sets that are open to access, reuse, repurpose and redistribute. Researchers in ...
Source: News from STM - October 27, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Featured Source Type: news

Africa: African presidents urge investment in youth as continent sees rare demographic opportunity
[UNFPA in WCA] UNITED NATIONS, New York/BAGRE, Burkina Faso -- Presidents, ministers, and United Nations and World Bank officials met yesterday at UN Headquarters in New York to strengthen their commitments for the young people of Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

African presidents urge investment in youth as continent sees rare demographic opportunity
Language EnglishTuesday, September 20, 2016UNITED NATIONS, New York/BAGRE, Burkina Faso –Presidents, ministers, and United Nations and World Bank officials met yesterday at UN Headquarters in New York to strengthen their commitments for the young people of Africa.The continent is undergoing a seismic shift in its population structure, with more young people than ever before preparing to enter adulthood and the workforce.Presidents, ministers, and United Nations and World Bank officials met yesterday at UN Headquarters in New York to strengthen their commitments to the young people of Africa. The continent is undergo...
Source: UNFPA News - September 21, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Through The Challenge Initiative, IntraHealth will Improve Access to Contraception in Cities across West Africa
IntraHealth International is proud to announce its participation in The Challenge Initiative(TCI), a new three-year urban reproductive health program funded by the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation.According to the United Nations,66% of people around the world will be living in urban areas by 2050—2.5 billion more people than today.Ninety percent of this increase will be in cities in Asia and Africa. Despite increasing urbanization, the poorest people living in cities rarely have adequate access to health information and services.TCI builds on the former Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (URHI), which the Gates F...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 13, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

WHO and African Union collaborate to strengthen routine immunization programmes across Africa
9 September 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean hosted some of the Organization’s most important partners on 7–8 September for a workshop to continue developing a roadmap to help countries across Africa build the political will, infrastructure and resources necessary to ensure more children have access to vaccines. Vaccines administrated under the expanded programme on immunization are a major reason that child deaths in Africa fell by more than half between 1990 and 2012, saving millions of lives. But more work is needed: currently 1 in 5 African...
Source: WHO EMRO News - September 10, 2016 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Africa: Agriculture Investment Yields Growth and Nutrition Gains for Africa
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Growth in agriculture has pushed down poverty in Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Burkina Faso, report says (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Help campaign against FGM and child marriage
General secretary Dave Prentis is urging UNISON members, their friends and families to back Amnesty International’s fundraising campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage. The current campaign is to support campaigners in two West African countries: Sierra Leone, where 88% of women and girls have been subject to FGM; and Burkina Faso, where the practice continues despite being made illegal. In the UK, as many as 137,000 girls have undergone FGM and another 60,000 are at risk – either clandestinely here in the UK or by being taken abroad. “As a union with more than a million women ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 12, 2016 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News equality FGM women women members working internationally Source Type: news

Researchers begin promising malaria vaccine trial in Burkina Faso
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Malaria is one of the world's deadliest diseases: it infects hundreds of millions of people every year, and kills about half a million, most of them under 5 years of age. There is no vaccine. Now, researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine are testing a malaria vaccine that has shown success in early tests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Youth with disabilities face staggering loss of rights
Language English UNITED NATIONS, New York/OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – A shocking 20 per cent of women with disabilities face forced or coerced sex. Stripped of their most fundamental reproductive rights, women with disabilities are too often denied access to contraception, subject to forced abortion or sterilization, or denied information about their bodies and rights. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 17, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: Improving Mother and Child Health in Burkina Faso
[IFRC] In Mangodara, a department located 500 kilometres from Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, local communities are facing various challenges. It is a malaria prone area and access to health care facilities is difficult. People also do not have access to clean water. Women wash clothes in the same backwaters and streams they depend on for cooking and drinking, making adults and children sick. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: Farmers Get Creative to Cope With Drought
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Drought-prone Burkina Faso finds ways to help those most vulnerable to climate extremes (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: Germany Supports WFP in Tackling Undernutrition & Building Resilience in Burkina Faso
[WFP] "WFP is grateful for Germany's significant donation, which will help vulnerable rural households achieve better food and nutrition security. These families regularly face climatic shocks such as droughts and floods, which seriously affect their livelihoods. Over the five-year period, Germany's funds will be critical to the work of WFP and its partners in reinforcing their resilience," said Jean-Charles Dei, WFP Country Director in Burkina Faso. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 2, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mental health and urban living in sub-Saharan Africa: major depressive episodes among the urban poor in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Duthé G, Rossier C, Bonnet D, Soura AB, Corker J.
BACKGROUND: In sub-Saharan African cities, the epidemiological transition has shifted a greater proportion of the burden of non-communicable diseases, including mental and behavioral disorder, to the adult population. The burden of major depressive disorde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

The Effects of Life-saving Cesarean Sections in Burkina FasoThe Effects of Life-saving Cesarean Sections in Burkina Faso
What does this new paper tell us about the long-term impact of life-saving emergency cesarean sections on social, economic, and health outcomes in Burkina Faso, West Africa? BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Top cotton producer in Africa drops GMO cotton after horrible quality problems with the crops... 'economically unviable' to grow them
(NaturalNews) The 10th largest cotton producer in the world is giving up on Monsanto's genetically modified Bt cotton. Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton producer, has been having some serious problems with the quality of the cotton being produced from Monsanto's GM seed. The strands... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mosquito Nets or Fishing Nets?
Mosquito bed nets were enthusiastically championed by international NGOs as a low-cost strategy to treat malaria, and other diseases, such as dengue fever, that are also carried by mosquito. But, following high-profile and expensive failures, bed nets programs have been criticized for failing the original vision. Anecdotes shared through the NGO community speak to their misuse; field workers describe their return to points of distribution only to find nets unused, or repurposed for some other activity, like fishing. There are many theories as to why the nets are not more highly valued. The Guardian cite the uncomforta...
Source: EyeForPharma - March 30, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Thomas Disley Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: Combining Education and Provision of Nutritious Food to Tackle Malnutrition in Burkina Faso
[WFP] It is warm and dusty in Diépergou, a village located about 15 kilometers from Bogandé in the eastern region of Burkina Faso. Habibata Thiombiano is nursing Youmanli, her 10-month old daughter, in the family courtyard. "I'm 45-years-old and Youmanli is my eighth child. If you had come here five months ago, you would have seen my daughter in a different state. She would nurse at night, but when she didn't get enough milk, she would cry and cry, and I wasn't able to get any sleep. She started to (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Access-SMC Gathers Leaders in the Field to Discuss Health System Strengthening in the Post SMC Era
[Malaria Consortium] Thanks to the ACCESS-SMC project, more than 6 million vulnerable children across seven countries in West Africa: Burkina Faso, Chad, Guinea-Conakry, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and The Gambia will benefit from lifesaving seasonal malaria chemoprevention treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 25, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Be Alert - Meningitis Epidemic Is Just Around the Corner
[The Point] It has again been reported that West Africa is at risk of experiencing another round of meningitis outbreak, which has already touched such countries as Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Designing to Succeed
The finalists for this year’s Most Valuable Patient Initiative or Service at the 2016 eyeforpharma Barcelona Awards showcase the potential for impact when patients become collaborators in design. Understanding the human aspects of living with a condition is in many ways less straightforward than drug development. Everyone experiences their health challenges differently, and it’s clear this can’t be designed for in a lab. That’s why collaborating with the patient brings benefits. Here are three lessons we learned from this year’s crop of patient innovators:  1. Ongoing engagement with the ...
Source: EyeForPharma - February 10, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Thomas Disley Source Type: news

New Research Shows That Breastfeeding Matters Everywhere and Could Save Millions of Lives and Dollars
The leading medical journal The Lancet just released a new Series on Breastfeeding with remarkable new evidence on the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding. The Lancet found that breastfeeding could save 820,000 lives and add $302 billion into the global economy. The Lancet shows that breastfeeding lays the foundation for the healthiest start for all children, rich or poor, girl or boy. Now more than ever we know what needs to be done to support and enable mothers to breastfeed. With such compelling evidence, all of us, including governments, donors, development agencies, the research community, the private sector...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 28, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

New Research Shows That Breastfeeding Matters Everywhere and Could Save Millions of Lives and Dollars
The leading medical journal The Lancet just released a new Series on Breastfeeding with remarkable new evidence on the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding. The Lancet found that breastfeeding could save 820,000 lives and add $302 billion into the global economy. The Lancet shows that breastfeeding lays the foundation for the healthiest start for all children, rich or poor, girl or boy. Now more than ever we know what needs to be done to support and enable mothers to breastfeed. With such compelling evidence, all of us, including governments, donors, development agencies, the research community, the private sector...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: Database of Civil Society Organizations in Burkina Faso Boosts the Community Response
[GFO] Database fed into the development of an HSS concept note (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Americans Still Don't Know What Climate Change Is, Google Shows
World leaders took a major step forward Saturday when they reached an accord on curbing the climate change crisis facing our planet -- but if Google search data is anything to go by, Americans are barely aware that there was a problem to begin with. A look at Google Trends data on Monday shows that the "top questions" people in the United States typed into the search engine include "Is climate change real?" and "Why is climate change important?" trends.embed.renderWidget("US_cu_IkNoElEBAAAb0M_en", "fe_list_0faf3462-fc76-4fd0-a38c-bc61195ad99b", {}); While the chart ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 14, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: Benin to Host the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Ouagadougou Partnership
[AMA] The international conference, which will be held in Cotonou from December 09-11, 2015 aims to celebrate the significant strides made in facilitating access to family planning methods in the nine countries composing the Ouagadougou Partnership, namely, Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Togo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 9, 2015 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Live data builds electoral trust in Burkina Faso
Hear data expert Liz Carolan discuss how open, up-to-the-minute results helped ensure a triumph of democracy. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - December 7, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Proven parasite drug hailed as malaria weapon
Regular doses of ivermectin reduce disease transmission by killing mosquitoes, Burkina Faso trial shows. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - November 4, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: OIG Report Provides Details of Its Investigation Into the Use of Two Million Counterfeit Bed Nets in Burkina Faso
[GFO] Secretariat now requires pre-shipment testing of bed nets (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 3, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

MenAfriVac prevention strategies cost saving in Burkina Faso
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - November 1, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

U.S. charges Burkina Faso man with fraud over bogus malaria nets
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Burkina Faso man has been criminally charged by U.S. prosecutors in New York over an alleged $12.2 million fraud in which he put millions of people in his home country at risk for malaria by distributing bogus mosquito nets. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Drug could kill mosquitoes when they feast on human blood
Ivermectin shows promise in Burkina Faso trial (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - October 27, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news