Africa: Calls Grow to Eliminate Malaria, Other Vector Borne Diseases
[New Times] Vector -- borne diseases pose a serious public health and economic burden to humanity and particularly to the African Region, officials said on Monday September 26, as a regional conference on malaria control kicked off in Kigali. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 30, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: Health Ministry - North Darfur Registers 4.5k+ Malaria Cases in a Week
[Dabanga] El Fasher -- The North Darfur Ministry of Health is taking several precautions, including a spraying campaign in the capital El Fasher, as medical sources in the state show a marked increase in cases of deseases associated with autumn compared to this time last year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 26, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: 'Best Yet' Malaria Vaccine Developers Eye 2023 Rollout
[SciDev.Net] Ouagadougou -- Researchers say they plan to roll out a new malaria vaccine next year after tests on children in West Africa found it to be up to 80 per cent effective. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 24, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Leaders Deliver U.S.$14.25 Billion Global Fund Replenishment to Save Millions of Lives From Malaria
[RBM] The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has announced that its Seventh Replenishment Conference, hosted in New York today by President Biden, has raised a total of US$14.25 billion, with more pledges expected over the next few weeks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: The RBM Partnership to End Malaria - Response to the Publication of the Global Fund's Results Report
[RBM] Just a few days before the Global Fund's Seventh Replenishment Conference, the malaria community is urging world leaders to deliver a fully replenished Global Fund to help save 20 million more lives from malaria, TB, and HIV over the next three years. This year's conference takes place in the context of unprecedented global events, but world leaders are asked to remain steadfast in their commitment to funding and combatting these devastating diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 20, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Malaria Vaccine - The Road Has Been Long and Tortuous, but We're Getting There
[The Conversation Africa] A vaccine candidate, called R21, has been shown to be up to 80% effective at preventing malaria in young children, according to the latest trial results. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 16, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yobe Committed to Fighting Malaria, Other Preventable Diseases - Buni
[Leadership] The Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni said his administration remained committed towards fighting malaria among other preventable diseases across the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 12, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: RBM Partnership Welcomes the Latest Malaria Vaccine Developments
[RBM] The RBM Partnership to End Malaria welcomes two crucial developments that aim to improve access to preventive malaria vaccines for children at risk of the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 12, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Tackling Cause of Malaria Is Key to Achieving Elimination Target By 2030
[Leadership] As Nigeria targets to eliminate malaria by 2030, public health experts and environmental health practitioners have said that tackling the cause of malaria is key to achieving the target. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 12, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Mosquitoes - Environmental Sanitation As Panacea for Malaria Control
[Leadership] Malaria is an endemic disease in Nigeria, being the leading cause of morbidity and mortality with all Nigerians at risk. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 25, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Dangote in Fight to End Malaria
[Leadership] The struggle to end malaria in Nigeria has entered a new phase with Nigerian Champion of the struggle, Aliko Dangote named the pioneer chair of the National End Malaria Council (NMEC), a body established by president Muhammadu Buhari to eliminate the scourge of malaria in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 23, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Millions More Children to Benefit From Malaria Vaccine
[Foroyaa] With malaria as one of the biggest killers of children under 5, the world's first vaccine against the malaria parasite is a major breakthrough for child health, and UNICEF has awarded a contract for the first ever supply of a malaria vaccine to GSK, valued at more nearly USD 170 million. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 19, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Uganda: Government to Vaccinate Children Against Malaria
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- The State Minister for Health, Margaret Muhanga has revealed that government plans vaccinate children against malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 18, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Launches Council to Eliminate Malaria By 2030
[VOA] Abuja -- Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has launched a council to eradicate malaria and named Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, as its leader. Africa accounts for the vast majority of deaths from the mosquito-borne disease, with nearly a third of victims in Nigeria. But Africa has struggled to eliminate the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 18, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: Making Ground in a Long-Lasting Battle
[Shabait] Last week, National Malaria Day (NMD) was observed at Adi Guadad, Central Region, under the theme, "Integrated Effort for Eradicating Malaria." During the event, a variety of activities were conducted and the region's progress in the fight against malaria was reviewed. In addition to the many considerable insights it offered, the recent observance of NMD at the regional level provides a useful opportunity to discuss malaria generally, with a focus on Eritrea's national progress and efforts toward preventio (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 12, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news