Tanzania: Foundation to Establish Special Fund to Honour Late President Mkapa
[Daily News] The Benjamin Mkapa Foundation (BMF) is on a mission to establish a special fund to be contributed by development partners, health stakeholders and well-wishers, an initiative that will enable the foundation to continue improving provision of health services in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - July 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Uganda: Residents Turn Mosquito Nets Into Building Materials
[Monitor] Leaders in Rukungiri District have decried the misuse of mosquito nets, which were distributed by government to curb the spread of malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - July 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Malaria Without Symptoms a New Headache
[Nation] Children who have asymptomatic malaria are a hidden risk in the control measures against malaria, a research shows. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - July 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Discovery to Boost Malaria Treatment
[Nation] Africa's malaria control strategy is to advance following a new study. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Malawi: Malawi Launches Campaign to Eradicate Malaria By 2030
[VOA] Blantyre, Malawi -- Malawi's government Tuesday announced a goal to eliminate malaria, a leading cause of death in the country, by 2030. The mosquito-spread parasitic disease accounts for about 15% of Malawi's hospital admissions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Striving to Curb Malaria - Rotary District Launches Two Fogging Machines
[Foroyaa] Rotary International and Rotary in District 9101 in their commitment to eliminate malaria for good, in the Gambia, has on Thursday 17th June 2021 launched and handed over two fogging Machines to the Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Global Fund Provides U.S.$900 Million for Anti-Malaria, Tuberculosis Intervention in Nigeria
[This Day] Global has allocated the sum of $900 million to support national efforts to address the challenges of malaria, tuberculosis and HIV in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Many Die From Road Accidents Than Malaria and Covid-19 Combined - Official
[Premium Times] The government said Lagos-Ibadan, Abuja-Keffi-Lafia and Abuja-Kano highways have the highest number of accident casualties. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Road Crashes Killed More Than Malaria, Covid-19 in Jan - Govt
[Daily Trust] The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Wednesday said fatalities recorded from road accidents in January 2021 were higher than those recorded from malaria and COVID-19 diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberians to Receive 2.7 Million Treated Bed Nets
[New Dawn] To help in malaria prevention and other infectious diseases in the country, the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Health in partnership with Plan Liberia International and other partners launches a nationwide campaign to begin distribution of Insecticide Treated Nets or (ITNs ) to citizens across all 15 counties. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenya, Cuba in Sh24 Billion Malaria War Project
[Nation] Kenya will work with Cuban specialists in a Sh24 billion project aimed at using biological methods to control mosquito breeding and curb the spread of malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

South Sudan: Rainy Season Raises Alarm Over Malaria
[Nation] South Sudan's imminent rainy season is causing concerns about a possible outbreak of malaria in the country that is already dealing with humanitarian crises from past floods and conflict. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: New Research On Wolbachia Is Encouraging in the Fight Against Dengue
[Malaria Consortium] Scientists from the World Mosquito Programme have published new findings from research into the use of Wolbachia to control the spread of dengue via Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Matungu Hospital Accuses Patients of Stealing Mosquito Nets
[Nation] Health officials at Matungu Sub-County Hospital in Kakamega County have accused patients of stealing mosquito nets from the wards. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: VP Howard-Taylor Pays Courtesy Call On Malawian President
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Vice President of the Republic of Liberia Jewel Howard-Taylor has ended a five-working day visit in Lilongwe, Malawi from June 9th to 14th, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news