Nigeria:CRS Distributes 2.4 Million Free LLIN to Fight Malaria in Ondo
[Guardian] Akure -Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has declared that a total of 2,444,036 Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) were distributed to residents of Ondo State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 16, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:New Breath Examination for Malaria
[East African] People with malaria exhale a distinctive "breathprint," insights scientists have used to develop a new breath test for diagnosing the killer disease in a group of African children, according to a new study published in the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 16, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Over 40,000 Cases of Malaria Recorded in Saurimo
[ANGOP] Saurimo -At least 43,604 cases of malaria have been recorded in the last 10 months, against the 55,243 cases in the same period of last year in the municipality of Saurimo, northeastern Lunda Sul province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 15, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Malaria Deaths Drop From 560 to Record 59 People in Musoma
[Citizen] Musoma -Deaths caused by malaria have dropped from 560 in 2014 to a record 59 people this year (by September) in Musoma Municipal Council, authorities say. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 9, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Three Malaria Research Works Clinch NLNG's $.1 Million Science Prize
[Guardian] Three research works on malaria have won the $100,000 tag for the 2017 Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) Prize for Science. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 3, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Curbing Malaria - How Treated Bed Nets Solve EAC Malaria Puzzle
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -On the beaches of Zanzibar where the waters of the Indian Ocean kiss sandy landings all day and all night, malaria is on the way out. It is almost eliminated through years of research, sensitisation and vector control via, primarily, the bed net. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 31, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Lunda Norte Records Over 6,000 Cases of Malaria
[ANGOP] Cuango -At least 6,370 cases of malaria were diagnosed at Cuango's Medical Centre in the north-eastern Lunda Norte Province, from February to October this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 26, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique:Malaria Remains Major Public Health Problem
[AIM] Maputo -Malaria remains one of the main public health problems in Mozambique, with between four and six million cases notified a year, according to Health Minister Nazira Abdula, cited in Wednesday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias". (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 19, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Malaria Cases Go Up as Over 1,000 Test Positive
[East African] More than 1,000 people have tested positive for Malaria in Marsabit, northern Kenya, weeks after the deadly disease killed more than 26 people in the expansive region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 19, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:What 115 Years of Data Tells Us About Africa's Battle With Malaria Past and Present
[The Conversation Africa] It's difficult to accurately measure the number of people who get malaria each year. This is because the malaria symptoms are shared with many other diseases that lead to death or illness, especially among young children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 17, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan:Surge in Malaria Cases Crowds West Darfur Health Facilities
[Radio Dabanga] Sirba / El Geneina / Murnei -Health facilities in West Darfur are struggling to handle a surge in Malaria cases, brought on by the rainy season. In Sirba, the hospital must accommodate patients three to a bed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 16, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: A Workshop On Controlling Malaria Prevalence
[Shabait] Barentu -A workshop on raising popular awareness on the control of the prevalence of communicable diseases was held in Anagule administrative area, Barentu sub zone. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Malaria Parasites in Africa Decline 24%, New Study Shows
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -There is a decline in the prevalence of parasites causing malaria in Africa, a new study published on Wednesday October 11 in the Journal Nature shows. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 12, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Malaria Parasites in Africa Decline 24%, New Study Shows
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -There is a decline in the prevalence of parasites causing malaria in Africa, a new study published on Wednesday October 11 in the Journal Nature shows. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 12, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:NNPC/Chevron Sponsor Roll Back Malaria Efforts in Yenagoa
[This Day] In furtherance of the objectives of the Roll Back Malaria programme in the country, the NNPC/Chevron joint venture partnership have extended the malaria eradication programme to Igbogene community, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 12, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Nakuru County on High Alert After Malaria Outbreak in Baringo
[Nation] The Nakuru Health Department is on high alert following the outbreak of malaria in neighbouring counties that has led to more than 30 deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Nakuru Health Officials on High Alert Over Malaria Outbreak
[Nation] Nakuru Health department is on high alert following outbreak of malaria in neighbouring counties. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Red Cross to Hire Temporary Nurses in Malaria-Hit Areas
[Nation] The Kenya Red Cross Society is hiring nurses on a temporary basis to help deal with medical emergencies in 11 counties hit by the malaria outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Red Cross to Hire Temporary Nurses in Malaria-Hit Areas
[Nation] The Kenya Red Cross Society is hiring nurses on a temporary basis to help deal with medical emergencies in 11 counties hit by the malaria outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:CNL, NNPC, Devt Africa Kickstart 'Roll Back Malaria' Campaign in Bayelsa Community
[Vanguard] Yenagoa -CHEVRON Nigerian Limited, CNL, and Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Joint Venture in collaboration with Development Africa, weekend, took their 'Roll Back Malaria' training and awareness campaign to Igbogene in Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 10, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: CNL, NNPC, Devt Africa Kickstart 'Roll Back Malaria' Campaign in Bayelsa Community
[Vanguard] Yenagoa -CHEVRON Nigerian Limited, CNL, and Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Joint Venture in collaboration with Development Africa, weekend, took their 'Roll Back Malaria' training and awareness campaign to Igbogene in Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 10, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Baringo Appeals for Aid and Medics as Malaria Death Toll Raises to 20
[Capital FM] Death toll of Malaria in Tiaty Sub-County has risen to 20 as the Baringo County Governor Stanley Kiptis appeals for urgent relief food and medics to the area. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 9, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Five Counties Hard Hit By Malaria Outbreak
[Nation] At least five counties and a refugee camp have been hard hit by malaria outbreak which has so far killed 30 people, among them four children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 6, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Five Counties Hard Hit By Malaria Outbreak
[Nation] At least five counties and a refugee camp have been hard hit by malaria outbreak which has so far killed 30 people, among them four children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 6, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Malaria Deaths Rise to 30 as Outbreak Spreads
[Nation] At least 30 people have died of Malaria in Marsabit and Baringo counties in the past week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 5, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea:Malaria Prevalence Reduces
[Shabait] Mendefera -The prevalence of Malaria and other communicable diseases has significantly been reduced in the Tserona sub zone. According to Erina, the prevalence of malaria at the subzone was reduced by 90% and the prevalence of communicable diseases due to lack of environmental sanitation by 75%. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Panic in Marsabit as Malaria Outbreak Kills 17
[Nation] At least 17 people have died in a malaria outbreak in North Horror, Marsabit County in the last one week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Panic in Marsabit as Malaria Outbreak Kills 17
[Nation] At least 17 people have died in a malaria outbreak in North Horror, Marsabit County in the last one week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya:Malaria Kills 9 in Baringo, Dozens Diagnosed in Marsabit
[Nation] At least nine have died from Malaria in Tirioko Ward in Tiaty Sub-County, Baringo over the last five days and dozens more are facing death as they struggle to seek medication for the killer disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Malaria Kills 9 in Baringo, Dozens Diagnosed in Marsabit
[Nation] At least nine have died from Malaria in Tirioko Ward in Tiaty Sub-County, Baringo over the last five days and dozens more are facing death as they struggle to seek medication for the killer disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Boko Haram Affects Fight Against Malaria in Adamawa
[Premium Times] Health officials in North-eastern Nigeria have expressed concern that the Boko Haram insurgency is seriously affecting the fight against malaria in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Boko Haram Affects Fight Against Malaria in Adamawa
[Premium Times] Health officials in North-eastern Nigeria have expressed concern that the Boko Haram insurgency is seriously affecting the fight against malaria in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Namibia:Namibians Urged to Support Residual Spraying
[New Era] Nkurenkuru -Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Bernhard Haufiku, has urged people to support the anti-malaria campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 3, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Namibia: Namibians Urged to Support Residual Spraying
[New Era] Nkurenkuru -Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Bernhard Haufiku, has urged people to support the anti-malaria campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 3, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:Can RTDs Bring Nigeria One Step Closer to Eliminating Malaria?
[Nigeria Health Watch] "What would you say is the most dangerous animal on Earth? Sharks? Snakes? Humans? If you're judging by how many people are killed by an animal every year, then the answer isn't any of the above. It's mosquitoes. When it comes to killing humans, no other animal even comes close." ~ Bill Gates (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 29, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Can RTDs Bring Nigeria One Step Closer to Eliminating Malaria?
[Nigeria Health Watch] "What would you say is the most dangerous animal on Earth? Sharks? Snakes? Humans? If you're judging by how many people are killed by an animal every year, then the answer isn't any of the above. It's mosquitoes. When it comes to killing humans, no other animal even comes close." ~ Bill Gates (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 29, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea:Seminar On Controlling Malaria Prevalence
[Shabait] Mendefera -The Mai-Aini Community Hospital recently conducted a seminar to village health representatives aimed at controlling the prevalence of malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 27, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Move Over Malaria - Mosquitoes Carrying Zika, Dengue May Thrive
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -From deadly droughts and destroyed crops to shrinking water sources, communities across sub-Saharan Africa are struggling to withstand the onslaught of global record-breaking temperatures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 25, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Move Over Malaria - Mosquitoes Carrying Zika, Dengue May Thrive
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -From deadly droughts and destroyed crops to shrinking water sources, communities across sub-Saharan Africa are struggling to withstand the onslaught of global record-breaking temperatures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 25, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda:Health Ministry Launches U.S.$5 Million Spraying Drive Ahead of Malaria Peak Season
[New Times] The ministry of Health has launched a $5,098,326 indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaign in Kirehe and Nyagatare, some of the malaria high risk districts in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Health Ministry Launches U.S.$5 Million Spraying Drive Ahead of Malaria Peak Season
[New Times] The ministry of Health has launched a $5,098,326 indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaign in Kirehe and Nyagatare, some of the malaria high risk districts in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

West Africa:USAID Announces Malaria Initiative Launch and Expansion
[USAID] New York -Today, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced that the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by USAID and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will launch new country programs in Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Niger, and Sierra Leone, and expand its existing program in Burkina Faso. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

West Africa: USAID Announces Malaria Initiative Launch and Expansion
[USAID] New York -Today, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced that the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by USAID and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will launch new country programs in Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Niger, and Sierra Leone, and expand its existing program in Burkina Faso. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania:Researchers Say They Have New Anti-Malaria Drugs
[Daily News] Arusha -BREAKTHROUGH in the fight against the deadly malaria is on the horizon, with Arusha-based researchers coming up with new drugs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Researchers Say They Have New Anti-Malaria Drugs
[Daily News] Arusha -BREAKTHROUGH in the fight against the deadly malaria is on the horizon, with Arusha-based researchers coming up with new drugs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan:More Malaria Patients in West Darfur Camp
[Radio Dabanga] Murnei -Seventeen people infected with malaria were brought to the hospital in Murnei camp, West Darfur, yesterday. There are not enough medicines against malaria in the camp for displaced people, causing the prices to rise. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: More Malaria Patients in West Darfur Camp
[Radio Dabanga] Murnei -Seventeen people infected with malaria were brought to the hospital in Murnei camp, West Darfur, yesterday. There are not enough medicines against malaria in the camp for displaced people, causing the prices to rise. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

East Africa:New Research Shows Novel Way to Tackle Malaria
[East African] Scientists exploring new ways to tackle the ongoing problems of malaria in East Africa have come up with the so-called "Trojan cow" project which aims to get mosquitoes to bite cows or goats rather than humans. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique:Ten Million Dollars to Fight Malaria in Pregnancy
[AIM] Maputo -Maputo 11 Sep (AIM) - Lelio Marmora, the Executive Director of Unitaid, an international body that works closely with the World Health Organisation (WHO), said in Maputo on Monday that ten million US dollars will be invested in combating malaria among pregnant women. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 12, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Burundi: Malaria Cases Significantly Decreased, Health Ministry Says
[Iwacu] The spokesman for the Ministry of Health announced on 6 September that malaria cases have significantly decreased thanks to government's efforts to combat this malaria epidemic. The population complain that they did not have mosquito nets as planned in the response plan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 7, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news