Malaria Minute | The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds

Malaria Minute | Friday 20th July 2018

An episode of Malaria Minute | The Latest Malaria News, in 60 Seconds

By Fight Malaria
The Malaria Minute podcast brings you global malaria news in 60 seconds. Updated weekly.

A podcast by Fight Malaria.
Algeria and Argentina Certified 'Malaria-Free' by WHO
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Algeria and Argentina certified 'malaria-free' by WHO, journalists from high burden countries begin RBM media fellowship and Dr Pedro Alonso speaks at the World Health Assembly. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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May 24, 2019
Malaria Session Organised for World Health Assembly
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Ministerial meeting regarding malaria is arranged for the World Health Assembly, the 'Malaria Vaccines for the World' event takes place in Oxford and submissions open for the 'Malaria in Melbourne' conference. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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May 17, 2019
President's Malaria Initiative Publish Annual Report
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Rory Stewart becomes new Secretary of State for International Development, PMI release their thirteenth Annual Report and the MalaFA report shares the opinion of African experts. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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May 10, 2019
The Launch of the Civil Society for Malaria Elimination Network
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The Civil Society for Malaria Elimination Network is launched, the Independent and Quartz Africa criticise the RTS,S malaria vaccine and Fever Tree raise money for Malaria No More UK. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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May 3, 2019
The Global Health Community Celebrate World Malaria Day
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. World Malaria Day celebrations take place across the world, an event in London assesses Commonwealth malaria commitments and a pilot programme of the RTS,S vaccine begins in Malawi. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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April 26, 2019
Ghana Prepares for Large-Scale Trial of RTS,S Malaria Vaccine
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Ghana prepares for trials of the RTS,S malaria vaccine, it's announced that the PfSPZ vaccine will be tested in early 2020. Venezuelan malaria cases reached 1 million in 2018 and Bill Gates celebrates World Mosquito Week. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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April 18, 2019
David Beckham Launches Voice Petition To End Malaria
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. A new film using AI technology reveals David Beckham speaking nine languages, calling on people to join the world's first voice petition to end malaria. Hear from Elvis Eze, who is part of the campaign. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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April 12, 2019
Australian Veteran Calls for Royal Commission into Tafenoquine
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Combining data on parasite genetics and human movement provides greater insight into how malaria spreads, Nigeria loses N132 billion to malaria each year and Stuart McCarthy, an Australian veteran, calls for a Royal Commission into Tafenoquine. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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April 5, 2019
Cyclone Idai Causes ‘Spike’ in Malaria Cases
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Cyclone Idai causes 'spike' in malaria cases, Oxford Uni researchers head to Africa to sequence mosquito DNA and the NothingButNets Leader Summit takes place in the US capitol. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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March 29, 2019
Malaria Funding Cut in US Budget Proposals
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. US budget proposals make significant cuts to global health programs, the RBM Partnership announce their new CEO and the Australian government announce a $2.1 million program to support veterans concerned about Mefloquine and Tafenoquine. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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March 22, 2019
Ivermectin Successful in Blocking Malaria Transmission
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Treating children and adults with ivermectin blocks malaria transmission, an experimental drug called ‘DSM265' cures seven of malaria and the British Department of Health spends £56 million on research into the health impacts of climate change. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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March 15, 2019
Venezuelan Migration "Could Spread Malaria to US"
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Migration from Venezuela could spread malaria to other countries, applying antimalarial drugs to mosquito nets could reduce malaria transmission and Bayer launches the world’s first combination indoor insecticide. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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March 8, 2019
Malaria Cases in Venezuela Skyrocket During Humanitarian Crisis
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. WHO release new vector control guidelines, consolidating more than 20 sets of recommendations and Venezuela suffers a resurgence of malaria, with health officers "prohibited" to list the disease as a cause of death. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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March 1, 2019
'Origami' Malaria Test Proves 98% Accurate
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. A paper-based microfluidic malaria test proves 98% accurate, Italian researchers begin a CRISPR gene drive experiment by sterilising female mosquitos and Lauren Carruthers shares her malaria poem. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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February 22, 2019
Geneva Meeting Strengthens Global Malaria Communications
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The SCPC committee meet in Switzerland to discuss global malaria communications, the Anopheline mosquito may have transmitted malaria before human existence and a Chinese scientist claims that the Plasmodium parasite can cure cancer. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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February 15, 2019
DNA from Single Mosquito Used to Produce Genome Assembly
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. WHO fails to recognise 'socio-cultural' context of communities in vaccine trials, scientists make genome assembly from DNA of single mosquito and researchers find that a parasite's genome organisation correlates with its virulence. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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February 8, 2019
Fever Tree Commits £1 Million to Fight Malaria
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Fever Tree increases malaria funding by £1 million, the economic impact of fake antimalarials is quantified and the BBC shares the story of Zanzibar's malaria control program. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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February 1, 2019
Malaria Vaccine Promises 'Lifetime Immunity'
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Novel malaria vaccine offers 'lifetime immunity', drones offer a solution to Africa's lack of satellite imagery, the UK's funding towards global health skyrockets in recent years and to halt malaria, more focus is needed on human behaviour. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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January 25, 2019
The Global Fund Seeks $14 Billion to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The Global Fund seeks $14 billion to fund its disease work, a vaccine against fatal pregnancy malaria shows promising results and the Anopheles Stephensi mosquito is found in Ethiopia. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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January 18, 2019
ACT Drug Resistance Reported in India
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Indian researchers report cases of artemisinin resistance, a Burundian entrepreneur develops mosquito-repellent cosmetics and ineffective and untreated bed nets stall progress against malaria in Uganda. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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January 11, 2019
Tafenoquine Declared 'Safe and Effective' in Oxford Study
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The University of Florida develops 'spit test' for malaria, a new study shows that Tafenoquine is 'safe and effective' for the prevention of malaria and the threat of antimalarial drug resistance. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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January 4, 2019
Japanese Scientists Identify Virus That Can Destroy Malaria Parasite
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The fight against the world's deadliest diseases can be won with sustained investment, malaria is over-diagnosed in Nigeria and scientists in Japan find that baculovirus can destroy liver-stage parasites. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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December 28, 2018
Ugandan AI Lab Develops Malaria Detection App
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Uganda's first AI lab develops a mobile app for the detection of malaria, infants born with low birth weight are twice as likely to have malaria and Ghanaian farmers are unable to harvest 60% of their crops every year due to the disease. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute
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December 21, 2018
UN Biodiversity Conference Decide Not to Ban 'Gene Drives'
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Uzbekistan declared 'malaria-free' by WHO, Australian veterans 'no better off' after a Senate inquiry into Mefloquine, a UN Biodiversity Conference decides not to ban 'gene drives' and Longleat Safari Park close penguin enclosure following malaria outbreak. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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December 14, 2018
Kenya's Malaria Diagnosis Kits 'Not Functional'
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The Ugandan Ministry of Health announces plans to use Rapid Diagnostic Kits to detect malaria, Kenyan governors say that medical equipment from state-owned 'Kemsa' is faulty and a married couple from Indonesia nearly recover from monkey malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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December 7, 2018
Gene-Editing Mosquito Plan Fails
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Plans to use genetically modified mosquitoes to eliminate malaria have stalled after officials admit it didn’t work and a four-day mass drug administration is launched in Democratic Republic of Congo. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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November 30, 2018
Getting the Malaria Response 'Back on Track'
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The World Health Organisation publishes annual 'World Malaria Report', highlighting progress towards eradication, Penny Mordaunt announces £27million injection into Unitaid and PMI shares their Malaria Operational Plans for 2019. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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November 23, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 16th November
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Iron deficiencies in African children could protect them from malaria, a UN biodiversity conference may impose a ban on the use of gene drives and North and South Korea will establish a joint response system for malaria and TB. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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November 16, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 9th November
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Deforestation leads to a ten-fold increase of monkey malaria in Malaysia and malaria fights back with resistance to Chloroquine. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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November 9, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 2nd November
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Study shows that dogs can smell malaria, Apple launches mosquito emoji in iOS 12.1 and Karine Le Roch receives $6.6 million in funding to research therapeutic strategies for malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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November 2, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 26th October
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Researchers photograph antibodies working together to bind to malaria, activists campaign against the release of genetically modified mosquitoes and Joan Nalubega, 21, wins $12,500 for her mosquito soap company. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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October 26, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 19th October
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Researchers explore how malaria affects those with Ebola, mosquito traps that mimic humans prove effective in collecting malaria vectors and Salisbury Rugby Club take over the city's Nando's to raise money for "Buzz Off" - the restaurant's malaria campaign. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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October 19, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 12th October
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Uganda sees 50% drop in malaria deaths, the University of Otago cultures monkey malaria and scientists explore how to prevent infected humans from passing malaria onto mosquitoes using TBVs. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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October 12, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 5th October
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Doctors Without Borders employee removed from a malaria program in Niger, Japanese company launch the world's first 'mosquito repellent paint' and avian malaria results in a UK zoo using plastic models instead of penguins. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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October 5, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 28th September
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. WHO deploys 4,000 volunteers to tackle malaria in Borno, Imperial College London use gene-editing to block the reproductive abilities of mosquitoes and researchers boost the immune response to malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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September 28, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 21st September
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Nando's launches malaria bracelets, researchers discover that cancer therapies can help overcome malaria drug resistance and malaria takes a hold on earthquake-hit Lombok. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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September 21, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 14th September
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Vaccines against malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis 'unlikely' unless funding triples, an investigational drug developed by Portland State University to go through clinical trials and 10,000 genetically modified mosquitoes are due to be set free in Africa. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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September 15, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 7th September
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. BBC journalist and 5 Live presenter, Rachael Bland, dies at the age of 40 and the 'wonder therapy' for cancer to become available on the NHS - we speak to an expert working on similar therapies for malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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September 7, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 31st August
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The FDA approves Arakoda for the prophylaxis of malaria in adults, the Australian Senate investigates the use of Tafenoquine and Mefloquine in conflict and the bike project in Zambia reducing malaria deaths by 96%. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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August 31, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 24th August
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Celebrations take place to recognise the work of Sir Ronald Ross on World Mosquito Day, the UK International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt, threatens to halt £1.5bn of aid money if there is a no-deal Brexit and bloodless malaria testing could become a reality. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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August 24, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 17th August
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Tory MP Andrea Jenkyns visits Kenya with Malaria No More UK, radio saved a child's life from malaria in Burkina Faso and an online petition calls for veteran suicides to be specified in coronary lists. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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August 17, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 10th August
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Research offers hope for more effective malaria therapy, cases of malaria continue to grow in Paraguay's neighbouring countries and the need for more gender equality in malaria research. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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August 10, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 3rd August
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. A study finds substantial links between the risk of severe malaria and genetic variations in red blood cell genes, another study finds that platelets can attack and kill malaria parasites. And researchers from the University of Oxford want you to be able to identify what is and what isn’t the sound of the blood-sucking parasite, it's for a new mobile app. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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August 3, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 27th July 2018
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. The FDA's approval of GSK's new malaria drug Tafenoquine (Krintafel) provokes a mixed response and a research team from the ANU and The University of Queensland make a 'small fragment of human protein' that kills the microbial parasite that causes malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download
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July 27, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 20th July 2018
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Yale University researchers develop new malaria vaccine in mice models, the FDA endorses GSK's single-dose drug tafenoquine and warns consumers about expired test kits, the video game ending malaria and Nelson Mandela's birthday. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 20, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 13th July
The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Anti-malaria drugs, Tafenoquine and Mefloquine, come under fire after claims of neuropsychiatric side effects, NIH researchers block parasites entering the bloodstream, Jigawa to distribute 3.5 million mosquito nets, Nigeria loses 300 billion Naira to malaria and the Malaria World Congress calls on the global community to work together. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 13, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 6th July
The latest news about malaria. Australia hosts Malaria World Congress, Cheryl Cole thanks the NHS for saving her life when she contracted malaria in Tanzania, how dams increase malaria transmission and a new drug to reduce malaria deaths in Papa New Guinea. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 6, 2018
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Thursday 5th July
The latest news from the Malaria World Congress. The Malaria World Congress comes to a end, the Statement of Action is announced, Olivia Ngou Zangue discusses the role of communities in achieving sustainable health and Peter Sands talks on the urgent need to step up the fight against malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 5, 2018
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Wednesday 4th July
The latest news from the Malaria World Congress. Malaria Researcher, Rima Shretta, estimates the cost of malaria elimination in the Asia Pacific, Unitaid invests in better tools to prevent the misdiagnosis of childhood fevers, more information on the collaborative platform for malaria researchers and WHO shares the need to improve surveillance systems. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 4, 2018
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Tuesday 3rd July
The latest news from the Malaria World Congress. 'Gene-Drive’ technologies are put on show, the Business Alliance Against Malaria presents at Congress, The Civil Society Declaration is shown, calling on governments to do more and a new collaborative platform is launched to accelerate access to new innovations. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 3, 2018
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Monday 2nd July
The latest news from the Malaria World Congress. Australia’s Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, joins the conference, announcing on Twitter that the country will be stepping up support for research projects, Jimmie Rodgers discusses how the Solomon Islands are ‘the world’s epicentre of non-communicable diseases’ and Twitter impressions with #MalariaCongress soar. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 2, 2018
Malaria Minute | Malaria World Congress | Sunday 1st July
The latest news from the Malaria World Congress. Thinking outside the box, it’s the first day of the Malaria World Congress. Delegates from nearly 70 countries headed to Melbourne, Australia for a malaria conference like no other. In the following days, the latest research and news will be shared to Congress, get involved with the event on twitter with #MalariaCongress More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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July 1, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 29th June
The latest news about malaria. Australian scientists one step closer to developing a new malaria vaccine, Zambia aims to eradicate malaria by 2021 and a new way of treating cerebral malaria has been discovered by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Glasgow. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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June 28, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 22nd June
The latest news about malaria. Ugandan refugees to get mosquito nets, combining two experimental anti-malarial vaccines can reduce malaria infections and a professor receives an OBE for services to parasitology and malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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June 22, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 15th June
The latest news about malaria. In a historic statement, the World Health Organisation confirms that Paraguay is free from malaria and a Ugandan scientist wins a major prize for bloodless malaria detection device. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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June 15, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 8th June
The latest news about malaria. Mystery illness kills 8 children in Uganda, €100bn available to European Scientists, the impact of the US Malaria Initiative is analysed in a new study and Kenyan researchers trial a new drug for pregnant women. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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June 8, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 1st June
The latest news about malaria. Mystery illness kills 8 children in Uganda, €100bn available to European Scientists, the impact of the US Malaria Initiative is analysed in a new study and Kenyan researchers trial a new drug for pregnant women. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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June 1, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 25th May
The latest news about malaria. U.S. Veteran suffers long term damage from taking anti-malarial tablets, the secrets of how malaria became a human-killer and the University of Southern California announce the development of a prototype device capable of early-stage malaria detection. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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May 25, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 18th May
The latest news about malaria. Changes in a person’s body odour may help to identify them as infected with malaria, hygiene is the primary vaccine against child disease, The Rwandan Minister for Health says and mosquito spit primes your body for disease, so scientists want to make an anti-saliva vaccine. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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May 18, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 11th May
The latest news about malaria. Imperial College VP visits Ghana and Kenya to strengthen research ties, USAID newsletter focuses on infectious diseases, vaccines are pushing pathogens to evolve and climate change is harming children’s health. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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May 11, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 4th May
The latest news about malaria. Mosquitoes don’t just bite for food, they also bite to quench their thirst during drought, scientists identify core genes which enables P. Falciparum to survive and The Scripps Research Institute receives $12 million from the Gates Foundation. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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May 9, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 27th April
The latest news about malaria. Mosquitoes don’t just bite for food, they also bite to quench their thirst during drought, scientists identify core genes which enables P. Falciparum to survive and The Scripps Research Institute receives $12 million from the Gates Foundation. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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April 27, 2018
Malaria Minute | Wednesday 25th April
The latest news about malaria. WORLD MALARIA DAY: Children beat malaria out of the community, the UN says that the malaria response should get ‘back on track’, malaria cases increase in Venezuela and GSK fight malaria in the lab, and on the ground. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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April 25, 2018
Malaria Minute | Saturday 21st April
The latest news about malaria. TV presenter and Malaria No More ambassador, Charlie Webster, to run London Marathon, the #BiInSci social media campaign and Prince Charles to become the new Head of The Commonwealth. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/
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April 21, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 20th April
The latest news about malaria. ERC Advanced Grants offer Sweedish professor €2.5million to research the sex of malaria parasites, historic investments into Malaria R&D at the Malaria Summit in London and Andrew Mitchell on overseas aid. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 20, 2018
Malaria Minute | Thursday 19th April
The latest news about malaria. Microsoft Founder, Bill Gates, says that increased investment in satellite surveillance is needed to eradicate malaria, South Africa issues malaria warning, Bayer pursues a novel insecticide ingredient and The Star newspaper in Kenya reports that 120,000 Kenyan children will receive the RTS,S vaccine this year. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 19, 2018
Malaria Minute | Wednesday 18th April
The latest news about malaria. MALARIA SUMMIT: Speakers encourage Commonwealth leaders to adopt new target of halving malaria cases, Bill Gates announces $4bn in new funding and HRH Prince of Wales on why eradicating malaria is so important. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 18, 2018
Malaria Minute | Tuesday 17th April
The latest news about malaria. Novartis injects $100 million into malaria drug research, residents in Abuja, Nigeria demands access to malaria vaccine and the World Health Organisation purchases new high-tech mosquito nets. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 17, 2018
Malaria Minute | Monday 16th April
The latest news about malaria. MIT Researchers produce polymer gels using caffeine, malaria parasites are present in 23% of donor blood and children in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi will get the first dose of the RTS,S vaccine. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 16, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 13th April
The latest news about malaria. The British Scientist behind a ‘major malaria breakthrough’ and why three waves of drug-resistant malaria have emerged from one tiny region of Cambodia. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 12, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 6th April
The latest news about malaria. Winnie Mandela dies at 81, people across the world pay tribute to Martin Luther King, fifty years after his death and scientists explain why iron can sometimes worsen malaria. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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April 6, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 30th March
The latest news about malaria. Triclosan, an ingredient found in healthcare products, can inhibit target genes in the malaria parasite, Aardman Animations produce a malaria film and scientists discover a genetic fingerprint of proteins linked to deadly malaria strains. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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March 29, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 23rd March
The latest news about malaria. USAID’s Mark Green speaks to the Foreign Aid Committee, GSK employees enjoy a workout session by Joe Wicks (aka The Body Coach) to celebrate the GSK – Sport Relief Partnership and we present LIVE coverage of Sport Relief 2018. More: www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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March 23, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 16th March
The latest news about malaria. Changing meal times may be key to managing malaria, according to a new study. ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli JAILED after defrauding investors, Lassa Fever breaks out in Nigeria and the launch of Sport Relief 2018. More: https://www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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March 16, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 9th March
The latest news about malaria. The Global Fund ends funding for malaria treatment in North Korea over transparency concerns, IBM uses Artificial Intelligence to augment the decision-making abilities of officials and the emoji that could help fight malaria. More: https://www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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March 9, 2018
Malaria Minute | Friday 2nd March
The latest news about malaria. Malaria is eliminated in Marsabit, Wella Health reduces malaria deaths by connecting citizens to healthcare workers using WhatsApp and Dr Jimmy Opigo distributes mosquito nets. More: https://www.fightmalaria.uk/MalariaMinute About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/download Website: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/ If you would like to contact us, please email: support@fightmalaria.co.uk
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March 2, 2018
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