Nigeria: Survey Shows 35 Percent Decline in Malaria Prevalence
[Daily Trust] The 2015 Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey (NMIS) report has shown that there is a 35% decline in malaria prevalence in the country since the last malaria indicator survey conducted in 2010. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 15, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Dangote Develops Strategy for Eradication of Malaria
[Leadership] Dangote Foundation will tomorrow, Monday, November 14, launch a private sector policy document that targets to address once and for all, the scourge of malaria in the country. Malaria ravages the lives of a huge number of the country's population. It is said that Nigeria currently accounts for 300,000 of the 100 million deaths arising from malaria-related complications worldwide. The initiative from the Dangote Foundation is aimed at a complete wipe out of the scourge of malaria in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 13, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Malaria Consortium to Moderate the Pneumonia Symposium At the ASTMH
[Malaria Consortium] On November 15 Malaria Consortium is leading the Pneumonia Symposium at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene's 65th annual meeting. The symposium will present recent research results designed to enhance global understanding of how to improve pneumonia case management in resource poor settings. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 10, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Not Handling Malaria Properly - U.S.
[Premium Times] The United States government has expressed disappointment at the way Nigerian authorities are handling programmes to eliminate malaria in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 9, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Malaria Ravages States
[Daily Trust] Kaduna, Kano and Dutse -Malaria fever is ravaging states across the country as hospitals and health centres are being overwhelmed by thousands of patients daily, Daily Trust investigations have shown. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 31, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Uganda: NMS, CIPLA-QC in Court Over 'Imported' Aids and Malaria Drugs
[Independent (Kampala)] The High Court in Kampala on Wednesday summoned the Attorney General of Government and National Medical Stores (NMS) to respond to claims that it has continuously withdrawn money from the consolidated fund to purchase imported anti-retroviral and anti-malarial drugs from a local manufacturer disguised as locally made. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 28, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Five Mobile Clinics Open in Sokoto Villages
[Daily Trust] Sokoto -As part of efforts towards addressing the prevalence of malaria in Sarkin-Adar Gandu ward of Sokoto North Local Government area ,the state government has opened five mobile clinics in the locality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 25, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Unforgettable Lesson On Malaria Case
[Ethiopian Herald] I could not remember the exact day. But,taking a taxi, I was on the way to one of the cluster school that goes by the name Wesenkurkur at Shewa Robit Town in Amhara State. Sooner than later, two young men got on the taxi leaving two elders under the shade of a big tree. Then, I asked the new commuters : "What went wrong with the elderly men?" (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 25, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Governor Ganduje's Emergency On Malaria
[This Day] With Kano State acquiring drugs and diagnostic equipments at N59m due to 22,000 recorded deaths from malaria in the state in 2015, Odimegwu Onwumere writes that the state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje may be living up to the health promises in his inaugural speech (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 20, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: Malaria Prevalence Reduced
[Shabait] Keren -Owing to the integrated community based environmental hygiene activities, the malaria prevalence in Asmat sub-zone has been reduced by 68% in this year as compared to that of 2015. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 18, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Malawi: African Women Scale Heights in Land Rights Protest
[HRW] Rojaina and her children used to live in a brick house in a small village in rural Malawi. After a coal mine started operating nearby, she was told to leave her house as the land was needed for mining. Rojaina and her children were given little money to build a new home and she received no compensation for the loss of land her family has farmed for generations. "I used to have three fields where I was growing groundnuts, cassava, maize," she said. "That is what fed the children. But they took it away from (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 14, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kaduna Begins Free Malaria Treatment for All Residents
[Premium Times] The Kaduna State government on Tuesday launched free antimalarial medication to every resident requiring treatment in a public hospitals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 12, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Global Fund Partners Decry U,s,s$3 Billion Annual Loss to Malaria
[Vanguard] Collaborating partners in the Global Fund for Malaria programme, the National Malaria Elimination Programme and the Society for Family Health, have raised an alert concerning the threat malaria poses to the country, citing a loss of US$3bn annually. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 12, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Consider Enlightenment About Malaria Important, Stakeholders Urge Media
[Daily Trust] Media practioners in the country have been advised to consider enlightening the populace about malaria a critical responsibility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 11, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Local Govt Ministries for Joint 'Biolarvicide' Malaria-Fighting Action
[Daily News] THE Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, has promised to meet with the minister responsible for local government to chart out the best modalities on how municipal councils could set budgets for biolarvicides to eradicate malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 5, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Exxonmobil Holds Meeting About Malaria
[ANGOP] Luanda -A workshop with the theme "The last developments in the research of new technologies to fight malaria" will be held this Wednesday, in Luanda, under the promotion of the oil company ExxonMobil, represented by its subsidiary company Esso-Angola, in partnership with the Sagrada Esperan ça Clinic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Botswana: Bobirwa DHMT Starts Malaria Spray
[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -Bobirwa District Health Management Team (DHMT) will, from tomorrow, start spraying houses to prevent malaria infection in Bobonong and Mmadinare areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Botswana: Malaria Spray Begins
[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -Bobirwa District Health Management Team (DHMT) will on Tuesday embark on spraying houses to prevent malaria infection in Bobonong and Mmadinare areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 3, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kano Blames Outbreak of Malaria On Residents' Refusal to Use Mosquito Nets
[Premium Times] The Kano State government has attributed the fresh outbreak of malaria in the state to the refusal of over 60 per cent of its residents to use mosquitoes nets distributed to them freely by the government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 3, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: RBC Rolls Out New Mosquito Insecticide
[New Times] Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) has launched a new mosquito insecticide, Acstelli, officially kick-starting its use in indoor residual spraying in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 30, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: 6 Million Mosquito Nets to Be Distributed
[Focus] The ministry of health is set to distribute 6 million mosquito nets worth Rwf 30 billion as part of its efforts to fight Malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 28, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: How Smell of Chickens Repels Most Common Malaria Carrying Mosquito
[The Conversation Africa] One of the world's dominant malaria vectors is Anopheles arabiensis. Humans are its preferred blood meal although it also feeds on other livestock such as cattle, goats and sheep. But recent research shows that chickens are a non-host species for this vector. This means the birds could possibly act as repellents for mosquitoes which carry malaria. The Conversation Africa's energy and environment editor Ozayr Patel spoke to Professor Rickard Ignell about his findings. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 26, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: Malaria Spreading, Health Care Deteriorating in Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Murnei / Garsila / Sortony -Displaced people in Darfur complain about the spread of malaria, deterioration of health services, and soaring prices of medicines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 26, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Another Malaria Prevention Strategy Launched
[The Point] The National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) on Tuesday launched the Seasonal Malaria Chemo-prevention (SMC), a strategy to tackle the incidence of malaria in The Gambia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: How Malaria Is Over-Diagnosed, Treated, By NMEP
[Guardian] *USAID re-launches campaigns to tackle stolen, counterfeit commodities (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Malaria in Pregnancy Is a Medical Emergency, Says Ntadom
[This Day] Malaria in pregnancy should be considered a medical emergency as it does more harm to the fetus than envisaged, the Head, Case Management Branch, National Malaria Elimination Programme, Dr. Godson Ntadom has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Experts Call for Control of Mosquitoes in Africa
[This Day] With an alarming rate of over one million deaths from mosquito vector disease worldwide, medical experts and epidemiologists in Africa have suggested that total control of the insect in Africa through proper planning is the way out. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia Launches Malaria Indicator Survey
[LINA] The Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health has launched the 2016 Malaria Indicator Survey (MIS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 21, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Kirehe Residents Called to Embrace Anti Malaria Initiatives
[Focus] The District Police Commander (DPC) of Kirehe, Supt. James Rutaremara has called upon the residents to embrace and support ongoing awareness and initiatives in fighting against malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 21, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: ABU Scientist Develops New Malaria Vaccine
[Leadership] Prof. Nasiru Shua'ibu of Biochemical Parasitology Department, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has developed a new malaria vaccine to prevent high rate of death from malaria fever. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 21, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Customs Seize Fake Malaria Drugs Worth N20 Million
[Premium Times] The Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday said it confiscated substandard anti-malaria drugs and antibiotics, valued at N20million. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 21, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia Malaria Indicator Survey Launched
[NEWS] Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services and the Ministry of Health has launched the 2016 Malaria Indicator Survey (MIS) in Monrovia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 20, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: Health Ministry, Partners Launch New Malaria Indicator Survey
[Observer] For the first time in five years, the Ministry of Health and partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO), United States Aid for International Development (USAID), and the Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS) have embarked on a little over two-month nationwide National Malaria Indicator Survey (NMIS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 20, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigerian Scientist in Abu 'Develops Malaria Vaccine'
[Premium Times] Nasiru Shua'ibu, a professor in the Biochemical Parasitology Department of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has developed a new malaria vaccine to prevent high rate of death from malaria fever. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 20, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Ban Hails UN-Backed Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis, Malaria As Partnership Model for Global Goals
[UN News] Praising the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as a model of partnership that brings together people and development partners, governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by diseases, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said such broad cooperation is also the key to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 19, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Survey Shows Malaria Prevalence Rate Decline
[Ethiopian Herald] 3rd National Malaria Indicator Survey launched (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 12, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Experts Warn of Surge in Malaria Cases Due to Climate Change
[New Times] Experts have warned that Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to see a surge in malaria cases due to climate change. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 12, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sierra Leone: MOHS, CRS Poised to Eliminate Malaria in Sierra Leone
[Concord] The National Malaria Control Programme of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation in collaboration with the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) would be organizing a two- day partners meeting on Tuesday September 6, 2016 at the Hill Valley Hotel, Signal Hill Road in Freetown. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 9, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: MUHAS, NIMR Partner for Integrated Malaria Researches
[Daily News] National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) have partnered to undertake integrated rural and urban malaria control studies in the country. The new partnership comes amid studies showing steady fall of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 9, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: Call Made for Integrated Prevention of Malaria and Other Diseases
[Shabait] Gash-Barka -Dr. Luul Banteyirga, director of Health Ministry's branch in the Gash-Barka region called for integrated prevention against the spread of malaria and other communicable diseases that may occur in the rainy season. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 8, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: Malaria Cases Drive-Up Demand for Drugs in Central Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei -An outbreak of malaria in Central Darfur has driven-up the treatment costs for people without health insurance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 6, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Group Offers Free Malaria Treatment
[Daily Trust] Ilorin -National Association of Patent and Proprietary Medicine Dealers (NAPPMED) in Kwara state has embarked on free diagnostic test and treatment of malaria for residents of the state capital. Speaking to journalists on occasion to mark its 54th anniversary in Ilorin yesterday, president of the association; Alhaji Wahab Ajibola, said over 150 people, who tested positive to malaria parasite under its health community sensitization programme, received free drugs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 6, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Climate Change Threatens to Double Malaria Risk From African Dams, Say Researchers
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Without prevention measures, the number of malaria cases associated with dams could triple to nearly 3 million a year (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 5, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mali: Access-SMC Strengthens Pharmacovigilance Practices in Mali  
[Malaria Consortium] Mali was one of the first countries to introduce Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in 2012, in an attempt to reduce rates of malaria among children under five during the high transmission season. In 2015, under ACCESS-SMC, SMC was rolled out in 48 of Mali's districts, and this year the SMC campaign will be rolled out in all 63 districts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 1, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Kibaha's Malaria Biological Pesticide Plant Gets 4 Billion/ - Capital Boost
[Daily News] The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has advanced a loan of 2.1 million US dollar (over 4.0bn/-) to the Tanzania Biotech Product in Kibaha, Coast Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 30, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Sokoto to Administer Malaria Drugs to 1.8 Million Kids
[Leadership] In a bid to mitigate the effect of malaria infection across Sokoto state, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has flagged off the house-to-house campaign for the administration of preventive drugs which targets estimated 1.8 million kids. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 30, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: N5,000 Tax Enough to Save a Child From Malaria Death - FIRS Chairman
[This Day] Five thousand naira may seem too little to do a buffet at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja or at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, but a tax of N5,000 is enough to save the a child who has malaria from death, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler, has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 29, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Receives $800 Million From Japan to Fight Malaria, TB
[Daily Trust] Nigeria has received $800 million from the Japanese government to fight malaria, tuberculosis and other diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 27, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: 'Fight Against Malaria Must Address Counterfeit Drugs'
[This Day] The Nigerian Government has advocated for a strong Plan of Action in addressing the challenges of counterfeit drugs in the African region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 25, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: Malaria Infection Boosts Ebola Survival Rates
[Observer] Report Says (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 23, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news