Africa:Blood Transfusion 'Can Spread Malaria'
[Nation] New malaria infections could be aided by blood transfusions, scientists have warned, emphasising on the need for higher screening standards to save patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 19, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Now or Never - Quashing Malaria Before It Roars Back
[allAfrica] A powerful international coalition of civil society organisations launches a new campaign in London today to fight back against the threatened resurgence of malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 18, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Global Leaders Call on Commonwealth to Halve Malaria in Five Years
[Malaria No More UK] Collective action would prevent 350 million cases of malaria and save 650,000 lives across the Commonwealth. Leaders from donor and malaria-affected country governments, business, philanthropy and international organisations will come together in London today to reignite efforts to beat malaria: pledging investment worth over £2.7 billion ($3.8 billion) alongside high level political support to drive innovation, cutting edge research, better data and increased access to life-saving malaria intervent (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 18, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Ending Malaria - Global Partners to Announce New Commitments
[Premium Times] Heads of States, global business leaders, philanthropists, scientists and civil society are convening in London, United Kingdom, to announce new and expanded commitments towards ending malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 17, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Statement From USAID Administrator Mark Green On the New Global Malaria Coordinator
[USAID] The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) welcomes Dr. Kenneth Staley as the new Global Malaria Coordinator, responsible for the strategy and implementation of the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI). (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 16, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Scientists Near Effective Malaria Vaccine, Solve 20-Year-Old Mystery
[Guardian] Ahead of the World Malaria Day (WMD), April 25, scientists across the globe have recorded major breakthroughs in efforts to eradicate and eliminate the female anopheles mosquito-borne disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Malaria - GBC Health, John Hopkins University Give Access Bank Innovation Award
[Vanguard] The GBC Health's Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa, CAMA alongside the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project, PSMP at John Hopkins Center for Communication, UK Aid and the National Malaria Control Programme of the Ghana Health Services, have conferred the 'Innovation Award' on Access bank and other significant awards to four other organisations for their roles in combating malaria scourge on the continent. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 6, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Zanzibar Launches Programme for Supply of Nets
[Citizen] Zanzibar -The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar yesterday launched a programme that will see all families in the isles receiving long lasting insecticide treated nets. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry Vows to Eliminate Malaria
[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Health expressed its strong commitment to eliminate malaria at 239 weredas with active participation of the public health care professionals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Nigeria Faces Largest Financial Gap to Tackle Malaria - Ethiopian Ex-Minister
[This Day] Nigeria constitutes about 27 per cent of the global malaria burden, hence eliminating it is key to defeating the public health issue globally. In an exclusive interview with Martins Ifijeh, the former Minister of Health, Ethiopia, Dr. Kesete Admasu, who is presently the Chief Executive Officer, RBM Partnership to End Malaria, said Nigeria faces the largest financial gap required to fully implement its national malaria strategic plan between 2018 and 2020, and that the country needs continued political will (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Malawi:Malaria Still Remains Major Health Problem, Says Malawi Health Official
[Nyasa Times] Ministry of Health has said malaria still remains major public health problem in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 14, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:To Eliminate Malaria It's Vital We Vaccinate... Mosquitoes?
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] What if a vaccine could prevent mosquitoes getting malaria from humans? (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 9, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia:Gambia's Award of Excellence in Malaria Control
[Foroyaa] Joy Phumaphi, Executive Secretary of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance on Thursday 1st February 2018, in an interview with Foroyaa, said the African Leaders Malaria Alliance has given awards to six African countries including the Gambia for the sharp decline registered in malaria cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 9, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia:David Beckham Launches Malaria Must Die
[FrontPageAfrica] London -David Beckham Wednesday launched an ambitious new global malaria campaign, Malaria Must Die, So Millions Can Live calling upon leaders to "unite and fight" malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 8, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Angola and Zambia Sign Memo Against Cholera and Malaria
[ANGOP] Luanda -A memorandum of collaboration in the health domain was signed last Monday, in Lusaka, between the Health Ministries of Angola and Zambia, represented by the incumbent ministers, respectively S ílvia Lutukuta and Chitalu Chilufya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 7, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Does Nigeria Have 23% of World's Malaria Cases, As an Insecticide Maker Claimed?
[Africa Check] In recent years, major insecticide brand Mortein is highly visible in anti-malaria campaigns in Nigeria. It often partners with state governments and agencies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 7, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Gains Against Malaria At Risk From U.S. Cuts, Donor Complacency
[IRIN] Katete -Dishes, pots, clothes, and cabinets - the entire contents of Jennifer Nyiranda's house are piled up on the ground outside her front door. But the eviction is only temporary, and it's worth it, says Nyiranda, a 53-year-old farmer sitting with her family in front of their two-room brick house. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Zimbabwe Honoured for Leading Fight Against Malaria
[The Herald] Zimbabwe was yesterday honoured alongside five other African countries for leading the way to a Malaria Free-Africa by 2030. The country received the honour from the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) at the 30th African Union (AU) Summit. ALMA members are drawn from 49 AU countries with the objective of eradicating malaria on the continent by 2030. Zimbabwe is not a member. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 29, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Nigerian Institute Develops Drugs for Ebola, Malaria
[Premium Times] The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, malaria and other diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 22, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Amid Wet Weather, Zimbabwe's Mutare Sees Hike in Malaria Deaths
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mutare, Zimbabwe -After years in which the disease presented only a limited threat, this city in eastern Zimbabwe is seeing a hike in malaria deaths, with more than 30 recorded in 2017, city officials say. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Enugu Approves N36 Million for World Bank Project Against Malaria
[Premium Times] The Enugu State Executive Council has approved N36 million as commitment fee to participate in a World Bank-sponsored programme aimed at reducing malaria in the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:U íge - Governor Urges Faithful to Fight Cholera Outbreaks and Malaria
[ANGOP] U íge -The provincial governor of Uíge, Pinda Simão, called on Sunday in this city to the faithful of the Evangelical Baptist Church in Angola, and the population in general to continue to observe the prevention measures against cholera and malaria that is devastating the province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 8, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:African Cherry Provides Novel Cure for Drug-Resistant Infections, Malaria
[Guardian] Extracts of African star apple or cherry have been validated in recent studies as 'cure' for drug-resistant infections and malaria. CHUKWUMA MUANYA, Assistant Editor writes (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 4, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea:Anseba - Malaria Prevalence Significantly Reduced
[Shabait] Keren -The prevalence of malaria has dropped by 97% in the Anseba region as a result of the integrated effort made by the Ministry of health, the public and stakeholders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia:Malaria Control Program Promises 2.6m Mosquito Nets
[Observer] Treated mosquito net forms a protective barrier around people sleeping under it. The insecticide in it not only kills mosquitoes, which carry the malaria parasites and other insects, but also repels mosquitoes. (Photo: Guardian.ng) (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 20, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Mutare Declared Malaria Zone
[The Herald] Mutare City has been declared a malaria zone following a high incidence of the disease, which saw 3 200 positive cases being identified and the resultant 31 deaths during this malaria season, a city official has revealed. The peak of the malaria season is between February and March. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 20, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Malaria Drug Duo-Cotecxin to Be Recalled From Kenyan Market
[East African] A commonly used antimalarial drug - Duo-Cotecxin - is set to be recalled from the Kenyan market for failing a laboratory quality test, the Health ministry has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Social Communication Promotes Malaria Prevention Campaign
[ANGOP] Huambo -The Ministry of Social Communication (MCS) will in 2018, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, take up a campaign to promote malaria prevention marketing, announced Sunday in Huambo cty the Secretary of State for Communication Social, Celso Malavoloneke. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:JPM's Directive Being Ignored, Firm Laments
[Daily News] MUNICIPALITIES in the country owe the Tanzania Biotech Product Limited, producer of the biolarvacides - ‑ the latest and effective chemical that kills mosquito larvae ‑- more than 2bn/-, a situation that compromises the company's operations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Health Minister Checks Malaria Situation in Huambo
[ANGOP] Huambo -The Health Minister, S ílvia Lutukuta, is since Sunday morning paying a working visit to the central Huambo province, where she is learning about the malaria situation in this region, which has been recording high levels of the disease since the beginning of this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Minister Wants More Investment in Health Education
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Minister of Health, Silvia Lutucuta, said last Saturday in Luanda that there is a huge need to invest much more in health education so that citizens are aware of the existence of malaria, and then fight against mosquitoes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Malaria Drug Duo-Cotecxin to Be Recalled From Market
[Nation] A commonly used antimalarial drug -- Duo-Cotecxin -- is set to be recalled from the Kenyan market for failing a laboratory quality test, the Health ministry has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 14, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Global Malaria Report Reveals Africa's Hits and Misses - Here's What to Do
[The Conversation Africa] The 2017 World Malaria Report provides a clear picture of the work required to control malaria. Data from over 90 countries reveals a dramatic reduction in the rates of disease and deaths between 2010 to 2015. But malaria deaths remained unchanged in Africa from 2015 to 2016. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 12, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique:Strategic Plan Against Malaria Unveiled
[AIM] The National Malaria Control Programme (PNCM) in the Ministry of Health plans to reduce the prevalence of malaria in the country from the current figure of 40 per cent to 24 per cent by 2022. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique:President Nyusi Wants Massive Campaign Against Malaria
[AIM] President Filipe Nyusi on 8 December urged the Ministry of Health to lead a massive campaign against malaria in 2018. Speaking at the ceremony to lay the first stone for a new general hospital in the northern city of Nampula, President Nyusi expressed his concern at the large number of cases of malaria in Nampula province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Cuanza Norte - Massive Distribution of Mosquito Nets to Fight Malaria
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -Over 5.000 children from various schools incluiding those in the outskirt of the city of Ndalatando, capital of Cuanza Norte province, received on Saturday impregnated mosquito nets free of charge, as part of a children's festival called "Together stop malaria in schools". (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 5, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Kagera Set to Reduce Malaria Prevalence
[Daily News] CONCERTED efforts are needed to ensure that malaria is completely eliminated. Residents in Kagera Region should cooperate fully in the Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) exercise. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 1, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Malaria Must Be Fought Much More Vigorously
[Daily News] RESIDUAL malaria remains a critical health threat in Tanzania and elsewhere, mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia:Africa Urged to Stick to Commitment to a Malaria-Free Africa
[New Dawn] African governments have been urged to ensure that commitments made to fight malaria are not wane. The World Malaria Report 2017, a global assessment of progress in the fight against malaria, shows that while malaria incidence and mortality rates remain far lower than 2010 levels, progress is beginning to stall. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Malaria Now Becomes More Worrisome
[Daily News] HEALTH experts are stressing for new tools and strategies to address residual malaria in low to high transmission areas. This was said yesterday by Dr Neema Rusibamayila from the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, in a speech read on her behalf by Mr Frank Chaky from the same ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Path Statement On the World Health Organization's World Malaria Report, 2017
[PATH] A statement from PATH's Vice President for Essential Medicines, Dr. David C. Kaslow, follows: (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:War on Malaria Far From Being Won
[Nation] Kenya is among 15 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa that accounted for 80 per cent of all malaria cases in the world in 2016. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Malaria No More Statement on the WHO World Malaria Report 2017
[Malaria No More] Seattle -This year's World Malaria Report exposes the high stakes of maintaining the progress the world has made against malaria since 2000, an achievement that makes it one of the best global health success stories of our time. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:UN Agency Flashes Warning Light on Malaria
[WHO] For many years, the global response to malaria was considered one of the world's great public health achievements. WHO reported time and again on the massive roll-out of effective disease cutting tools, and on impressive reductions in cases and deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 29, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Fight Against Malaria Has Stalled, Says WHO
[UN News] After unprecedented global success in controlling malaria, progress has stalled, the United Nations health agency reported Wednesday, citing an estimated four million more cases in 2016 than in 2015, and around 445,000 deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 29, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Global Response to Malaria at Crossroads
[WHO] After unprecedented global success in malaria control, progress has stalled, according to the World malaria report 2017. There were an estimated 5 million more malaria cases in 2016 than in 2015. Malaria deaths stood at around 445 000, a similar number to the previous year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 29, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:How Drones Are Being Used in Zanzibar's Fight Against Malaria
[The Conversation Africa] On a typically hot and humid July day in Stonetown, the capital of Zanzibar, a gaggle of children, teenagers and the odd parents watched our small drone take flight. My colleagues Makame Makame, Khamis Haji and I had finally found the perfect launch spot. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 24, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Moxico - Most Deaths in General Hospital Caused By Malaria
[ANGOP] Luena -Malaria was the main cause of death in the last seven days in the General Hospital of the eastern Moxico Province, the head of the institution?s Casualty ward, J úlio Pedro Mendes, has informed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 20, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:How Severe Malaria Is Ravaging States
[Daily Trust] Abuja, Kano, Birnin Kebbi -Reports from the North Western states of Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi and Sokoto as well as the Federal Capital, Abuja indicated a resurgence of malaria in these areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 20, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Why We Use Mosquito Net to Protect Plants - Farmers
[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Mosquito net is used for protection against the malarial vector's bite and killer infection in human beings but some peasant farmers in Sokoto have extended its use to also protect their plant nurseries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 16, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news