Tanzania: U.S. Supports Tanzania's Anti Malaria Campaign
[Daily News] THE United States has provided US dollars 176 million (equivalent to 408bn/-) to Tanzania in the past four years to support the fight against Malaria in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 24, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Needs N1.89 Trillion to Reduce Malaria Prevalence, Mortality By 2025 - Minister
[Premium Times] About N1.89 trillion will be needed if Nigeria is to achieve malaria prevalence rate of less than 10 per cent and reduce mortality rate to less than 50 deaths per 1,000 live births by 2025, an official has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 24, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: FG Needs N1.89 Trillion to Tackle Malaria, Says Health Minister
[Vanguard] The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria needs over a trillion naira to effectively combat malaria in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 24, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Countries With Free Primary Healthcare More Successful in Malaria Fight #ZeroMalaria
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -- "As we commemorate World Malaria Day this year, we must remember that this is a disease that is preventable and treatable and yet it kills more than 400 000 people every year. We have made huge strides in combating this global killer but lately progress has plateaued, particularly in countries with a high burden of diseases, we have missed critical targets of the global malaria strategy, at the same time we have made great strides with many nations now on the role to eliminate malaria," said Dr Tedros Adha (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Malaria Vaccine Becomes First to Achieve WHO-specified 75% Efficacy Goal
[Oxford University] Researchers from the University of Oxford and their partners have today reported findings from a Phase IIb trial of a candidate malaria vaccine, R21/Matrix-M, which demonstrated high-level efficacy of 77% over 12-months of follow-up. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: RTS,S Malaria Vaccine Reaches More Than 650 000 Children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi Through Groundbreaking Pilot Programme
[WHO] Malaria vaccine coverage through childhood immunization programme signals strong community demand for vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Burundi: Pumps, Bicycles and Satellites - How MSF is Fighting Malaria in Burundi
[MSF] Thursday, April 22, 2021 -- Teams from Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have carried out a number of large-scale malaria prevention campaigns in eastern Burundi in recent years, most recently in the hills of Kinyinya. Their objective: to attack the disease at its source by reducing the number of mosquitoes."Come back and visit us!" Standing in the middle of a pile of his possessions, moved outside his house for safekeeping, Benoit Misago watches the departure of the team of sprayers after they spent 20 m (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Botswana: Prevention Measures Essential to Malaria Fight
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -- Ngami region has recorded more malaria cases compared to the previous season. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Misses Out As WHO Selects 25 Countries for Malaria Elimination Initiative
[Leadership] Ahead of World Malaria Day 2021, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a new initiative to halt ma-laria transmission in 25 more countries by 2025. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Change Generation, Today's Youth Are the Generation That Will End Malaria
[This Day] Throughout history, Malaria has affected every country in the world. However, the highest prevalence of the world's malaria cases and deaths are now occurring in sub-Saharan Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Rainfall - Kwara Govt to Begin Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention
[Vanguard] The Kwara Government says the state will begin Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention during the rainy season when malaria disease is at its peak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda to Continue Using Coartem to Treat Malaria - RBC
[New Times] Although one component of coartem, a drug used to treat malaria is weakening, there are no plans to discontinue its use because its effectiveness is currently undisputable. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda to Continue Using Coartem to Treat Malaria - - Rbc
[New Times] Although one component of coartem, a drug used to treat malaria is weakening, there are no plans to discontinue its use because its effectiveness is currently undisputable. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: What Nigeria Must Do to Eradicate Malaria - Experts
[Premium Times] Malaria is endemic in Nigeria with about 53 million cases annually (one in four residents) and 81,640 deaths annually (nine deaths per hour) from the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 18, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Uganda: Malaria Cases Drop By 15 Per Cent in Lira
[Monitor] By Charity Akullo (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news