Africa: Proven Vector Control Interventions Needed to Stem Malaria Infections in Africa
[IPS] Kigali -- Experts recommend that the current prevention of malaria in highly endemic countries in Africa should integrate "locally appropriate" control measures to cope with the highest burden of mosquito-borne disease on the continent. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 10, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Africa Health and Medicine Malaria Source Type: news

Cape Verde: Cape Verde Is the Third African Country to Eliminate Malaria - Here's How
[The Conversation Africa] Cape Verde has been certified malaria-free by the World Health Organization. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 2, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Cape Verde Health and Medicine Malaria West Africa Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt to Introduce Malaria Vaccine in 2025 - NPHCDA
[Daily Trust] The federal government has commenced the process of introducing malaria vaccine in Nigeria between the end of this year and early 2025, the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 30, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Health and Medicine Malaria Nigeria West Africa Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia Receives 112,000 Doses of Malaria Vaccine
[New Dawn] The Ministry of Health in collaboration with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, World Health Organization (WHO), and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has announced the arrival of 112,000 doses of RTS, S malaria vaccine - the first ever in Liberia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 26, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Health and Medicine Liberia Malaria West Africa Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cameroon Rolls Out First Routine Malaria Vaccination Program for Children
[VOA] Monday Cameroon became the first country to establish a routine malaria vaccination program for children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 23, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Cameroon Central Africa Health and Medicine Malaria West Africa Source Type: news

Cameroon: Malaria Child Vaccination Campaign Kicks Off in Cameroon
[DW] Cameroon has begun a large-scale malaria vaccination campaign that's supposed to see 250,000 children immunized this year and next. Experts say it will save lives, even though the vaccine isn't perfect. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 23, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Cameroon Central Africa Children and Youth Health and Medicine Malaria West Africa Source Type: news

Africa: WHO Director-General's Remarks At the Malaria-Free Certification Award Ceremony - 12 January 2024
[WHO] Honourable Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva, (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 19, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Africa Cape Verde External Relations Health and Medicine International Organizations and Africa Malaria West Africa Source Type: news

West Africa: West Africa Fights Back Against Fake Malaria Medication
[ISS] These are among the most common counterfeit drugs worldwide. Several promising interventions aim to combat the illegal trade. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 19, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Africa External Relations Health and Medicine International Organizations and Africa Legal and Judicial Affairs Malaria West Africa Source Type: news

Africa: Malaria-Free Cape Verde a 'Beacon of Hope' for Africa
[DW] The World Health Organization has certified Cape Verde as malaria-free, hailing the development as a significant milestone in the fight against the disease. But much remains to be done. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 18, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Africa Cape Verde Health and Medicine Malaria West Africa Source Type: news

Cape Verde: Another Malaria Milestone As WHO Declares Cabo Verde Free of Deadly Disease
[UN News] The UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday declared Cabo Verde free of malaria, hailing it as the latest success in the global fight against the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 18, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Cape Verde External Relations Health and Medicine International Organizations and Africa Malaria West Africa Source Type: news

Cape Verde: Global Fund Applauds Cabo Verde for Eliminating Malaria
[Global Fund] In a remarkable public health achievement, Cabo Verde was certified malaria-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) today. This certification is granted when a country proves that it has interrupted indigenous transmission of the disease for at least three consecutive years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 12, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Cape Verde Health and Medicine Malaria West Africa Source Type: news

Cape Verde: WHO Certifies Cabo Verde As Malaria-Free, Marking a Historic Milestone in the Fight Against Malaria
[WHO] The World Health Organization (WHO) has certified Cabo Verde as a malaria-free country, marking a significant achievement in global health. With this announcement, Cabo Verde joins the ranks of 43 countries and 1 territory that WHO has awarded this certification. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 12, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Cape Verde External Relations Health and Medicine International Organizations and Africa Malaria West Africa Source Type: news

Uganda: World Malaria Report 2023 - a Call for Concerted Action to Address Growing Threats
[Independent (Kampala)] The World Health Organization's World Malaria Report 2023, released this month, paints a concerning picture of the global state of malaria in 2022. Despite continued efforts, malaria remains a significant public health challenge, with both malaria incidence and mortality higher now than they were before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This scenario is exacerbated by the growing impact of climate change, which, alongside other challenges, threatens to reverse progress in the fight against the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 26, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: East Africa Health and Medicine Malaria Uganda Source Type: news

Africa: Climate Change Could Cause a Malaria Upsurge in Africa. We Need to Act
[Global Fund] The French association Élus Locaux Contre le Paludisme (ELCP) is sounding the alarm about the increased risk of malaria on the African continent due to climate change. The group is calling for international solidarity and urging France to step up its leadership in strengthening global health security. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 6, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Africa Climate Environment Health and Medicine Malaria Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Grief Knocks On Every Door in Rural West Oromia As Malaria Continues to Claim Lives
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- In a remote rural village in Kondala district of West Wollega zone, Oromia region, lives Tolasa, who recently faced a devastating loss of his 14-year-old son, Gemechis, due to an active malaria outbreak in the area. "My son exhibited symptoms of fatigue, diarrhea, bouts of fever, chills, and flu from 14 October 2023, until his passing on 05 November 2023," Tolosa, who asked to be identified by his first name only, told Addis Standard. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 5, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: East Africa Ethiopia Health and Medicine Malaria Source Type: news