Africa: From London to Kigali - We Must Embrace Change to Beat NTDs
[allAfrica] True watershed moments are rare. Personally and professionally, our lives changed when we became Minister of Health for Rwanda and Director of Neglected Tropical Diseases for the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation. Ever since, our days have been shaped by the people who have been blinded, disfigured, disabled or even killed by ancient, preventable illnesses: neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: President Kenyatta to Head Action Group By African Leaders on Malaria
[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has taken over the chairmanship of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA). (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Health Is Wealth - Access Bank Is Leading the Way in Malaria Eradication On the Continent
[This Day] Malaria eradication isn't the first thing that comes to mind when one imagines an established brand like Access Bank. However, as the American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson made the connection between health and wealth centuries ago, a world-class financial institution in the mould of Access Bank can definitely appreciate the all-encompassing importance of a healthy population. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Hosts First Global Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases
[Capital FM] Rwanda has hosted the first-ever global summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Banks on CHWs to End Malaria in New Campaign
[New Times] Despite drastic efforts to end Malaria, Rwanda is one of the fifteen countries that are still burdened with the epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Global Fund Reaffirms Support for Malaria Eradication
[ANGOP] Luanda -The chairperson of the Global Fund, Donald Kaberuka, reaffirmed this Monday, in Luanda, his support to the Angolan Government, with the aim of eradicating diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV / AIDS, by 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Heavy Rains Put Kenya At Risk of Mosquito-Borne Diseases
[The Conversation Africa] Kenya experienced above-average rainfall since October 2019, causing landslides and deaths. Some rivers burst their banks and dams overflowed for the first time in years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Elgeyo-Marakwet Battles Malaria Outbreak That Has Killed One
[Nation] One person has died while 135 others have been treated for Malaria in Elgeyo-Marakwet in the last one week as the disease spreads amidst the lack of drugs in the county. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Freeing Africa From Malaria
[Daily Trust] Abuja -Prince Ned Nwoko just returned from a historic expedition to the world's coldest continent, Antarctica where he went to formally flag off his ambitious project to eradicate malaria from Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Needs U.S.$15 Million to Fight Mosquitoes
[New Zimbabwe] The city of Bulawayo has been hit by an unprecedented outbreak of mosquito which has become a menace to the city. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda to Distribute First Locally Made Mosquito Nets
[New Times] The Ministry of Health has announced that it will this year start to distribute the first mosquito nets that are made in Rwanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Politician Takes Malaria Eradication Campaign to Antarctica
[Premium Times] A Nigerian politician, Ned Nwoko, has taken a malaria eradication campaign to Antarctica. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Ned Nwoko Flags Off Malaria-Free Africa Campaign in Antarctica
[Vanguard] Renowned billionaire, entrepreneur, public health environmentalist, and Chairman, Ned Nwoko Foundation, Dr Ned Nwoko, has landed in Antarctica for the symbolic flag-off of his multi-billion naira malaria eradication in Africa project. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Zanzibar On Alert As Malaria Scare Rises
[Daily News] MALARIA is on the rise in some areas of Zanzibar including the outskirts of Stone Town, authorities revealed here yesterday, appealing to members of the public to seriously observe health precautions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: A Look At Ned Nwoko's Move Against Malaria in Africa
[Vanguard] From the unearthly terrain of the Antarctica, otherwise known as the White Desert, Prince Ned Nwoko, Nigerian-born lawyer and entrepreneur, plans to launch a final onslaught against mosquitoes and malaria in Africa. The husband of star actress Regina Daniels is a man used to rising above the parapet to help his country pull the chestnut out of fire. For those who might have forgotten, he is the national hero who doggedly played the pivotal role in securing the payment of billions of dollars refunds back to (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Swaziland: Natural Weapons Put Malaria On Notice - Eco-Friendly Insecticides in Eswatini
[UNEP] Living atop a hill in Malindza, a tiny county in eSwatini's lush east, 56-year-old Ntombi Ndzimandze is the matriarch of her household of 11 women and children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Malaria Kills Over 100 People in Lunda Sul
[ANGOP] Saurimo -At least 174 people died of malaria in eastern Lunda Sul province from January to December this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Eradicating Malaria in Africa
[This Day] Abuja -Ned Nwoko is out with a campaign to free the continent of the debilitating disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 24, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Malaria Kills 95,844 in Nigeria Annually - NMEP
[Vanguard] The National Coordinator of the National Malaria Elimination Programme, NMEP, Dr. Audu Bala Mohammed has disclosed that malaria kills an estimated 95,844 Nigerians and infects 57 million annually. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 24, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ned Nwoko, Malaria Challenge and Nigerians
[Vanguard] Malaria fever is one medical challenge that confronts millions of Nigerians and when it strikes, it hangs precariously like a sword of Damocles and poses some of the most disturbing disruptions to virtually all of our economic, social, religious and cultural activities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Malaria - EU/Unicef Programme Treats 16,992 Children in Adamawa
[Premium Times] No fewer than 16,992 children below the age of five were treated of malaria under the EU/UNICEF Maternal, New-born and Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN) project in Adamawa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 10, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Group Calls for Govt's Intervention to Eliminate Malaria in Osun
[This Day] Osogbo -A nongovernmental organisation, Civil Society in Malaria Control, Immunisation and Nutrition (ACOMIN) has called on Osun government to increase its efforts in the elimination of malaria in local governments across the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Malawi: Congolese Boy Ebola Free - Report
[Nyasa Times] Government has set an eight-year-old Congolese boy who was quarantined at Karonga ebola treatment unit has tested negative of the deadly disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique: Contingency Plan Faces Funding Deficit
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government is facing a deficit of 1.2 billion meticais (about 19 million US dollars) in the financing for its contingency plan to face possible natural disasters during the 2019/2020 rainy season, reports Tuesday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais". (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Malaria Control - Households Receive Over Eight Million Nets in Kano
[WHO] Kano, 21 November, 2019 - Every time one of Asabe Mohammed's children fell ill with malaria, she had to scramble to find a way to pay for medication to treat the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 21, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Fight Against Malaria Intensifies As Research Continues
[Daily News] IN a move to make sure that Tanzania reaches its national target of eliminating malaria prevalence from the current 7.3 per cent to 1 per cent by the year 2020, Tanzanians have been urged to use hybrid pesticides and insecticide treated mosquito nets. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 21, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Collaboration Pushes Frontiers of Anti-Malaria Drug Regimes
[The Conversation Africa] More than 200 million people around the world suffered from malaria in 2017. Over 400,000 died. The vast majority - around 90% - were in Africa, where many are all too familiar with the devastating impact of the disease. Young children and pregnant women are the most vulnerable. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 19, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Southern Africa: SADC Winning Battle Against Malaria
[New Era] Windhoek -Southern Africa Development Community (Sadc) has recorded success in the battle against cases and deaths related to malaria, thanks to interventions by member states. This has resulted in a substantial reduction of mortality attributed to the infectious disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 16, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: 13 States to Benefit From $250m World Bank Loan for Malaria Control
[This Day] Abuja -The federal government is about to secure a $250 million World Bank facility to fund intervention programmes to check malaria disease in 13 states of the federation, which are not currently covered by the existing government intervention programmes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Governor Joho Admitted to Mombasa Hospital With Malaria
[Nation] Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has been admitted with malaria, his Communications director Richard Chacha has told the Nation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 8, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: Haemorrhagic Fever, Malaria Spreading in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Dinder / El Fasher -The hospital of Dinder in eastern Sennar reported a second case of haemorrhagic fever on Wednesday, while malaria has claimed the lives of at least 11 children in North Darfur. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 7, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Zanzibar Uses Drones for 'Eliminate Malaria' Campaign
[Daily News] WITH great success recorded in the past decade in controlling the spread of Malaria using multiple interventions, the government through its Ministry of Health has decided to deploy drones for spraying anti-larval chemicals in paddy fields, ponds and difficult to reach areas full of stagnant water. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 7, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: MSF Tackles Severe Malaria Outbreak in Western Sudan
[MSF] Annie Kashung is MSF's medical activity manager responding to the malaria outbreak in El Fasher, the capital of Sudan ´s North Darfur state. In this interview, she provides some insight into what is happening in response to four questions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 4, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: Malaria Epidemic Kills 10 in North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The Sudan Doctors' Central Committee of North Darfur reported the outbreak of a renewed malaria epidemic yesterday. Ten people have died of malaria at the El Fasher Teaching Hospital this month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 31, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Uganda: How Anzisha Prize Helped Young Ugandan Grow Her Mosquito-Repellent Soap Business
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -allAfrica's Nontobeko Mlambo spoke to Joan Nalubega, 22, who was 2018's Anzisha Prize second-runner up. She is the co-founder of Uganics, which produces mosquito-repellent soap to combat malaria in Uganda. She explains how the U.S.$12,500 has helped accelerate her business and widened her impact in the fight against malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 24, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: 13 States Benefit From Global Fund-Assisted Malaria Initiative
[This Day] Abuja -Thirteen states of the federation, including Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Jigawa, Kwara, Niger, Taraba, Gombe, Yobe, Adamawa, Ogun, Osun and Delta states are currently benefiting from the health and peace initiative supported by the Global Fund (GF). (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 17, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fight Against Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria - Fundraising Machine Activated in Lyon
[Cameroon Tribune] The event which was yesterday, October 10, 2019 presided over by the French President, Emmanuel Macron ended with donors attaining the 14 billion dollar target. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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