Cameroon: Fight Against Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria - Cameroon Attends Brainstorming Discussion
[Cameroon Tribune] President Biya yesterday October 09, 2019 joined other Heads of State, governments and delegates at the Lyon Convention Centre to step up the fight against the three killer diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 11, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Govt Pledges U.S.$6 Million to Global Fund
[Nation] Kenya will contribute $6 million (Sh623 million) to programmes to fight Aids, tuberculosis and malaria as other international donors made pledges for the next three years to help fight the epidemics. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Global Fund Donors Pledge U.S.$14 Billion in Fight to End Epidemics
[Global Fund] Lyon, France -In an unprecedented show of global solidarity, donors at the Global Fund's Sixth Replenishment Conference pledged US$14.02 billion for the next three years - the largest amount ever raised for a multilateral health organization, and the largest amount by the Global Fund. The funds will help save 16 million lives and end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 11, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Govt Contributes U.S.$2.5 Million to Global Fund
[New Times] Rwanda has heeded Global Fund's appeal to raise at least $14 billion to step up the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria by contributing $2.5 million (about Rwf2.3 billion). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Global Fund raises $13.92 billion to fight AIDS, TB, malaria
French President Emmanuel Macron says a conference of the Global Fund to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria has raised at least $13.92 billion for the next three years (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Global community pledges $14 billion to step up fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria
Donors have pledged just over $14 billion for the next three years to save 16 million lives and help end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - October 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Africa: France to Increase Contribution to Fight TB, Aids, Malaria By 15%
[RFI] France's Emmanuel Macron has pledged a 15 percent increase of its contribution to the Global Fund along with an additional 15 percent of its total donation over the next three to five years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Tackling Malaria Through a Two-Barrel Approach of Mosquito Nets
[RFI] Close to half a million people die from malaria each year according to the World Health Organisation, and that number could rise due to growing resistance to pesticides. But one UK-based company is hoping to beat that with a two-barrel approach. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fight Against Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria - An Important Conference for Cameroon
[Cameroon Tribune] President Paul Biya and wife, Chantal who arrived in Lyon yesterday, October 08, will be participating fully in the international fund raising initiative. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Global Fund seeks $14 billion to fight aids, TB, malaria
Heads of states, CEOs and global health leaders are gathered in France to try to raise at least $14 billion to finance the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria over the next three years (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fight Against Aids, Tuberculosis, Malaria - World Leaders to Beef Up Resources
[Cameroon Tribune] The sixth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria opens in Lyon under the patronage of French President, Emmanuel Macron. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bill Gates Makes Hopeful Predictions for Global Health
Bill Gates told an audience at the University of Cambridge on Monday that global malnutrition will be solved and malaria will be virtually eliminated by 2040 if world leaders choose to fund scientific innovation. Speaking at the Cambridge Union in England, the Microsoft co-founder said: “I’m lucky that my work gives me a view of all the amazing discoveries in the works right now. That’s why I’m able to predict the future.” Gates was named the 2019 recipient of the Professor Hawking Fellowship, founded by the Cambridge Union Society in 2017 in honor of Stephen Hawking’s contribution to t...
Source: TIME: Health - October 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachael Bunyan Tags: Uncategorized global health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ethiopian Student Torpout Nyarikjor Creates a Non-Invasive Malaria Detection Device
[This is Africa] Torpout Nyarikjor, an engineering student at Dilla University in southern Ethiopia has invented a malaria detection device. The "Tor" which is the name of the device, uses lasers to ascertain infection in the blood and is 70% accurate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Remarks By Ambassador Michael Raynor At the Launch of the 'Zero Malaria Starts With Me' Campaign
[U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa] Michael Raynor (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Wider range of flu vaccines offered as campaign begins
30 million to be offered free NHS flu jab this winter Related items fromOnMedica Swine flu jab in pregnancy safe for children as well as mothers Routine child vaccination coverage rates fall World ’s first malaria vaccine piloted in Malawi babies Parental confidence in immunisation programme ‘very high’ Easter travellers warned over Europe measles outbreak (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 3, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: ExxonMobil Reiterates Commitment to Malaria Elimination
[This Day] Abuja -Exxon Mobil has vowed to sustain the fight against malaria in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 3, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Decline in Malaria Recorded in Niassa
[AIM] Maputo -Lichinga (Mozambique), 2 Oct - The Niassa Provincial Directorate of Health, in northern Mozambique, has claimed a slight reduction in the number of cases of malaria diagnosed in the province, compared with last year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 2, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The Climate Crisis is Global, but These 6 Places Face the Most Severe Consequences
Climate change is expected to affect every country in the world, but its impact will not be felt equally across all regions and some will be worse hit than others because of a range of different threats. Developing countries, places with widespread poverty, and countries with ineffective governments sometimes face the gravest risks from the changing climate, and are usually poorly equipped to find ways to prepare for and prevent environmental threats. Measuring the future impact of climate change is very challenging, because scientists’ climate change projections cannot be completely exact and because there are many ...
Source: TIME: Science - September 30, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized climate change onetime Source Type: news

Trauma care and development assistance: opportunities to reduce the burden of injury and strengthen health systems - Stewart B, Hollis S, Amato SS, Bulger E, Mock C, Reynolds T.
Injury is one of the most neglected health crises of our time, yet in 2106 it accounted for 32% more than the global number of fatalities that result from malaria, tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AID... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Sudan: Cholera, Malaria Still On the Rise
[Radio Dabanga] Geneva / Sennar / Darfur / Red Sea / Khartoum -An expert team from the WHO headquarters in Geneva that specialises in cholera forecasting visited Sudan last week. They estimate that there may be between 5,000 and 13,200 cholera cases in the next six months in high risk states of Sudan. The projections are created based on the pattern of previous cholera/acute watery diarrhoea outbreaks from 2016 to 2018. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Sense of Relief As Families Embrace Malaria Vaccine Roll Out in Kenya
[WHO] September 13, will forever be a memorable day for Noreen Koech, 22. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Malawi: Closing in On Malaria With Vaccination
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Fainesi Maida (not real name) of Bereu Village in Traditional Authority (TA) Maseya's area in Chikhwawa District never saw two of her three babies grow through to 11 months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Fight Against Malaria - Experts Discuss Vector Control in Africa
[Cameroon Tribune] The 6th annual conference of the Pan-African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA) is currently taking place in Yaounde. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Bhutan Prepares For Zero Malaria: A Photo Story
The tiny Himalayan country is hoping to reach malaria-free status within the next few years. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Christine Ro, Contributor Source Type: news

Malaria Vaccine 30 Years And $1 Billion In The Making Now Deployed In Third Country
After more than thirty years in development and almost $1 billion of investment, a malaria vaccine is now being deployed in three African countries: Malawi, Ghana and, as of last week, Kenya, where it is now a routine part of children's routine immunization schedules. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. James Somauroo, Contributor Source Type: news

UN Welcomes ‘Most Comprehensive Agreement Ever’ on Global Health
In conclusion, he pointed to the “profound” challenges we face, saying: “I am confident that if we continue and strengthen international co-operation and seize the opportunities already available, while creating even more opportunities, we can overcome them – together”.   ‘A political choice’ Universal health coverage means all people regardless of their ability to pay, having access to the health care they need, when and where they need it, without facing financial hardship. Congratulating world leaders, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General at the World Health Or...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Development & Aid Global Headlines Health Human Rights Source Type: news

Mozambique: Nyusi Praises Coexistence With Malawians
[AIM] Maputo -Tsangano (Mozambique), 22 Sep (AIM) - Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Saturday congratulated the residents of Tsangano district, on the border with Malawi, for their peaceful coexistence with their Malawian neighbours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 24, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

A Simple Regimen Can Prevent TB. Why Aren ’t More People on It?
Two antibiotics, taken for a month, can stop a leading killer. But “when it’s for TB, people just sort of shrug.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Tuberculosis Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Preventive Medicine Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Drug Resistance (Microbial) Antibiotics Bacteria Deaths (Fatalities) Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Lancet Global Health, T Source Type: news

Tanzania: Anti-Malaria Drugs That Rural Women Ignore - At Their Peril
[Citizen] Mtwara/Lindi -At the eighth month of her pregnancy, Asha Wemba, 37, made the first clinic visit to Ufukweni Dispensary. However, it was well past the recommended time. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 23, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: How Rapid Test Helps Tackle Malaria
[Citizen] Kigoma -Revania Bruno, 29, a mother of two from Kasulu District in Kigoma Region has always opted to consult a doctor whenever she experiences malaria-related symptoms before starting using anti-malarial drugs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Inside OHSU's new 'insectary,' home to 200k mosquitoes for malaria research (photos)
Oregon Health& Science University just acquired 1,600 new research subjects. They’re small but mighty vectors for unpleasant itching at best and a deadly disease at worst. An insectary opened last week at the OHSU Vaccine& Gene Therapy Institute in Beaverton. It will house up to 200,000 mosquitoes to be used for malaria research. More than 200 million new cases of malaria are reported each year, mostly in Africa, with a child dying from the disease every two minutes. Currently vaccine candidates… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Nigeria: No, Malaria Doesn't Kill 300,000 People in Nigeria a Year
[Africa Check] Malaria kills "an average of 300,000 people yearly" in Nigeria, a health tech start-up tweeted in August 2019, prompting both interest and disbelief from users. The tweet attracted more than 2,300 reactions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 19, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Scientists release sterile mosquitoes in Burkina to fight malaria
Scientists in Burkina Faso have deployed a new weapon in the fight against malaria, and waded into a thorny bioethics debate, by letting loose thousands of genetically sterilized mosquitoes. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sudan: Eight Die As 1K+ Malaria Cases Recorded in North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher / Nyala / Blue Nile -At least eight people have died of malaria in North Darfur this week, while doctors at El Fasher Teaching Hospital recorded at least 1,000 malaria cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Dams Increase the Risk of Malaria. Here's Why
[The Conversation Africa] Many people in Africa are food insecure, vulnerable to shifts in climate and do not have access to electricity. There's also a problem with accessing reliable, clean water, particularly in places with irregular rains. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: Ellen Off to the UN
[New Dawn] Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf travelled on Thursday, September 12, 2019 to participate in meetings in the margins of the United Nations relating to her role as a WHO Goodwill Ambassador and member of Bill Gates and Malaria Council. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenya Rolls Out Landmark Malaria Vaccine Introduction
[WHO] Homa Bay, Kenya, 13 September 2019 - The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the Government of Kenya for launching the world's first malaria vaccine today in Homa Bay County, western Kenya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 17, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: U.S., Rwanda Officials Discuss Public Health
[New Times] The United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, has praised Rwanda's achievements in the fight against HIV, malaria, and infant mortality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Diversion of Malaria Drugs, Promotion of Vaccines, Others Dominate Health News Last Week
[Premium Times] Last week, Nigeria's minister of health and the 36 state health commissioners met at the 62nd National Council of Health Meeting to discuss the state of health care delivery in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 16, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Kenya Joins Ghana and Malawi to Roll Out Landmark Malaria Vaccine
[Capital FM] Homa Bay -The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the Government of Kenya for launching the world's first malaria vaccine today in Homa Bay County, western Kenya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine
Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Kenya: Malaria Vaccine Launched in Kenya - Kenya Joins Ghana and Malawi to Roll Out Landmark Vaccine in Pilot Introduction
[WHO] The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the Government of Kenya for launching the world's first malaria vaccine today in Homa Bay County, western Kenya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Millions of Donated Malaria Drugs Diverted in Nigeria - Federal Govt
[Premium Times] The Federal Government says it will engage law enforcement agencies against parties whose actions or inactions lead to diversion of anti-malaria drugs (ACT) supplied to Nigeria by Global Fund. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out malaria vaccine
Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out world's 1st malaria vaccine; some 435,000 die per year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: MPs New Move to Eliminate Malaria
[Citizen] Dodoma -Tanzania Parliamentarians Against Malaria (Tapama) on Wednesday commenced a major initiative to enhance political will and support legislators engagement to eliminate malaria come 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 13, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce world's first malaria vaccine
Kenya on Friday added the world's first malaria vaccine to the routine immunization schedule for children under two, becoming the third country in Africa to roll out the vaccine for the disease that kills one child globally every two minutes. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Malaria vaccine in Kenya - a potential game-changer
More than 300,000 children are expected to receive the vaccine over the next three years. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A New World? Are the Americas Returning to Old Problems?
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Sep 12 2019 (IPS) When I in 1980 first arrived in America it was a new world to me. I went from New York to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic and like so many visitors and migrants before me I was overwhelmed by both familiar and strange impressions. Familiar due to books I had read and movies I had seen, strange since I encountered unexpected things and new because both I and several of those I met compared themselves to the “old world”, i.e. Euroasia and parts of Africa. A sense of uniqueness, admiration for an assumed freshness and difference, can be discerned in the wri...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nigeria: Malaria Can Be Eradicated Globally By 2050, Report Shows
[This Day] A new report published by The Lancet, an international weekly general medical journal, has shown that malaria epidemic can be eradicated globally by year 2050 if the right tools, strategies and sufficient funding are deployed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Malaria-Free World - More Funds Needed
[The Herald] Malaria has been stalking many African countries for decades, with the disease killing thousands of people -- children under five years being the most vulnerable. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 11, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news