The emergency burden in low and middle-income countries - Delaney PG, Eisner ZJ, Geduld H.
Injuries are the greatest single cause of surgical disease globally, disproportionately affecting low and middle-income countries and representing 10% of global mortality and 32% greater annual mortality than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. R... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Malaria vaccine makers call for more orders to drive down costs
Serum Institute of India says it is losing money on each dose it supplies for historic first mass vaccination campaign (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malaria vaccine makers call for more orders to drive down costs
Serum Institute of India says it is losing money on each dose it supplies for historic first mass vaccination campaign (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Africa: Serum Institute of India Ships First Malaria Vaccines to Africa
[Serum Institute Of India] PUNE, India -- Distribution of R21/Matrix-M™ï, Malaria Vaccine across the African region marks a significant step in the global fight against malaria. The initial shipment will be sent to the Central African Republic (CAR), followed by other African countries such as South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo in the next coming days Out of the total 1,63,800 doses specifically allocated for the CAR region, only 43,200 doses will be dispatched today from Serum Institute of India's facility (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - May 20, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Africa Health and Medicine Malaria Source Type: news

SII commences shipments of malaria vaccine 'R21/Matrix-M' to Africa
Serum Institute of India (SII) commenced exporting the 'R21/Matrix-M' malaria vaccine to Africa in collaboration with the University of Oxford and Novavax. The initial shipment, directed to the Central African Republic, is part of efforts to combat malaria in endemic regions, with further doses earmarked for South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 20, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Africa: Mapping Malaria in Africa - Climate Change Study Predicts Where Mosquitoes Will Breed in Future
[The Conversation Africa] The relationship between climate and malaria transmission is complex and has been the subject of intense study for some three decades. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2024 Category: African Health Tags: Africa Climate Environment Health and Medicine Malaria Source Type: news

SBSTTA and SBI —Biodiversity Meetings Crucial for the Global South Begin
Over 1,400 delegates, including 600 representing parties or signatories from over 150 countries and a significant delegation of Indigenous Peoples and other observer organizations, including women’s groups are attending two crucial biodiversity meetings in Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Stella PaulNAIROBI, May 14 2024 (IPS) The 26th meeting of the Subsidiary Body of Scientific, Technical, and Technological Advisors (SBSTTA) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) started in Nairobi, Kenya, on Monday. Over 1,400 delegates, including 600 representing signatories or parties from over 150 ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 14, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Africa Biodiversity Conferences Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Sustainability Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations and Technological Advisors (SBSTTA) IPS UN Bur Source Type: news

Uganda: Critical Conversation With Health Minister to Reduce Burden of Malaria On Citizens of Uganda
[Malaria Consortium] This week, Malaria Consortium's team in Uganda and Chief Executive, Dr James Tibenderana, engaged in key discussions with Uganda's Ministry of Health on partnership approaches to accelerate progress towards eliminating malaria in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - May 10, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: East Africa Health and Medicine Malaria Uganda Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Increases in Imported Malaria Cases - Three Southern U.S. Border Jurisdictions, 2023
This report describes an increase in cases of imported malaria in three U.S. southern border jurisdictions. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 9, 2024 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Global effort aims to protect health and safety of human ‘guinea pigs’ in drug trials
PARIS— Twelve years ago, after J. Norward’s life hit a rough patch and she lost her job in human resources, a friend suggested an unusual way to earn some money: Become a paid volunteer in a drug safety study. Norward, who for privacy reasons asked Science not to use her first name, agreed, and before long, it had become a way to make a living. She would travel from her home in North Carolina to whichever clinic or hospital needed volunteers for a trial. “Baltimore, Chicago,” she says. “Connecticut. Wisconsin. Tennessee. Ohio. Everywhere.” Often she had to stay for a week or more, but the p...
Source: ScienceNOW - May 8, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

Environmental Changes Are Fueling Human, Animal and Plant Diseases, Study Finds
Biodiversity loss, global warming, pollution and the spread of invasive species are making infectious diseases more dangerous to organisms around the world. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 8, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: your-feed-science your-feed-health your-feed-animals Biodiversity Global Warming Invasive Species Disease Rates Lyme Disease Urban Areas Malaria Environment Pollution Nature (Journal) Africa Source Type: news

Beyond the Fields: Unraveling Zambia ’ s Drought Crisis and the Urgent Call for Climate-Health Solutions
Laban Munsaka of Pemba District in Southern Province, farm is impacted by El Nino climate-induced prolonged dry spell. Credit: Friday Phiri/IPSBy Friday PhiriLUSAKA, May 8 2024 (IPS) For most families in Zambia, April is traditionally a month of plenty—it is typically the beginning of a harvest season for various food and cash crops. Both fresh and dried maize, groundnuts, pumpkins, and a whole variety of both traditional and exotic food crops are usually in full supply and readily available for consumption, supporting household food security and nutrition. Similarly, during this period, most families’ income levels te...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Friday Phiri Tags: Climate Change COP28 Development & Aid Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations El Nino IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau R Source Type: news

Africa: Global Fund Hails Launch of Africa Health Workforce Investment Charter
[Global Fund] Windhoek -- The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund), warmly welcomes the launch of the Africa Health Workforce Investment Charter, which was signed today in Windhoek, Namibia, at the Africa Health Workforce Investment Forum. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2024 Category: African Health Tags: Africa Economy, Business and Finance Health and Medicine Investment Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Working Towards Zero-Malaria Target - Minister
[Leadership] In a bid to achieve the zero-malaria target in Nigeria, the federal government has emphasised the need to move from idealism to pragmatism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - May 7, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Health and Medicine Malaria Nigeria West Africa Source Type: news

Africa: Malaria Is a Women's Rights Issue
[African Arguments] When malaria rages, the women whose labour, visible and invisible, is the bedrock of the care economy, suffer; the effects reverberate across society. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - May 7, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Africa Health and Medicine Malaria Women and Gender Source Type: news