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Resistance to Malaria Drug Reported in Cambodia

... WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- malaria parasites in western Cambodia have become ... other anti-malaria drugs and, until recently, malaria parasites had no resistance against it, according ... compared the effects of artemisinin drugs in 40 malaria patients in western Cambodia and 40 patients in ...

GenVec Receives Grant for Malaria Vaccine Program

... of Health (NIH) to support the company's malaria vaccine program. (Logo: ... said Dr. Joseph Bruder, head of GenVec's malaria program. This grant, valued at ... be used to identify new immunogenic antigens for malaria vaccine development. Using the funding from this ...

PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative and Crucell to test new malaria vaccine approach

... The Netherlands, July 29, 2009 The US-based PATH malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) malaria Vaccine Development Program (MVDP), and Dutch ... to accelerate development of a promising type of malaria vaccine. Through funding from the USAID MVDP, the ...

Counterfeit antimalarial drug discovered in Ghana

... medication used throughout the world for treating malaria have been identified as lacking any active ... 45 in Africa. A major barrier in combating malaria throughout much of the developing world is the ... of malaria, one of the greatest challenges to malaria control today. In this case, a local citizen ...

Miles To End Malaria Program Gets an Extra Burst of Speed From American Le Mans Series Founder Don Panoz

... the Country to Help Families in Africa Fight malaria with malaria No More DANBURY, Conn., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patron Highcroft Racing and malaria No More have been joined by a new partner in ...

Eliminating polio requires global, coordinated effort -- Health Affairs article highlights risks, rewards of eradication

... Treatments The global fight against malaria faces the ongoing challenge of making effective ... systems would not be built in time to save malaria patients or artemisinins, the [Affordable ... stronger public health systems, the success of malaria elimination, and lower-cost ACTs through ...

Global Fund Increases AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Prevention and Treatment Measures by 30-50% Over One Year

... the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and malaria announced its latest prevention and treatment ... nets have been distributed to prevent malaria infection. In addition, more than 500,000 ... high-burden countries in Africa is declining, and malaria elimination efforts have made tremendous ...

Breakthrough in combating the side effects of quinine

... first effective treatment in the fight against malaria and it continues to be a commonly used treatment ... in yams, a staple food crop in the tropics where malaria is prevalent. If quinine severely reduces ... are an estimated 350 to 500 million cases of malaria and every year it kills between one and three ...

Marathon and Partners Announce Dramatic Results of Malaria Control Project on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea

... 57 percent decline in the prevalence of malaria infections in children between two and five years ... MRO ) announced today that the Bioko Island malaria Control Project (BIMCP) in Equatorial Guinea has ... formed a team of leading health specialists. The malaria control project was designed by Medical Care ...

Deploying the Power of Music to Save Lives West Africa's Most Beloved Singer Raises His Voice to End Malaria

... using that voice to amplify the fight against malaria in his home country of Senegal with a new song ... in Wolof) and a multi-year partnership with malaria No More, designed to get Africa singing a ... of malaria. "Xeex Sibbiru" raises awareness about malaria prevention and treatment as Senegal prepares for ...

Washington, DC Community Leaders Commit to Send 10,000 Anti-Malarial Bed Nets to Refugees in Africa

... –- a global, grassroots campaign to prevent malaria -– and commended the young supporters for ... to protect displaced families in Africa, where malaria is the number one killer of refugees. ... fellow Washingtonians join the effort to prevent malaria among one of the world’s most vulnerable ...

Medication quality in Peru and region strengthened with official laboratory's accreditation

... systems in Peru through the USAID-funded Amazon malaria Initiative since 2002 and South American ... Initiative since 2005, which work to improve malaria control and contain the spread of antimicrobial ... life-threatening diseases including HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. Lack of access to, and misuse ...

MiP Consortium awarded €11 million by EDCTP

... The global malaria in Pregnancy (MiP) Consortium, led by the ... interventions for the prevention and treatment of malaria in pregnancy, which places up to 50 million women at risk every year. malaria in pregnancy is a major cause of severe maternal ...

Prospero Group (PRPG) and Fincor (FINC) Made a Share Transfer and Enter the Market with ACTRx a New Malaria and Dengue Fever Treatment

... thru Fincor its portfolio with the new ACTRx malaria and Dengue fever treatment. Fincor also acquired ... , which combines several natural drugs to fight malaria and Dengue fever. Prospero Group's largest ... Inc. to become the premier global supplier of malaria and Dengue cures, preventatives, maintenance and ...

Simple blood test proves powerful ally in the fight against malaria

... have shown that rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) for malaria infection can provide valuable support for ... care clinics in Africa people are prescribed malaria treatment based on presence of fever only", says ... can be targeted to patients with confirmed malaria infection." ...

UN Foundation to Help Protect More than a Million Refugees from Malaria in Africa

... place around the country in support of World malaria Day and the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets ... able to protect more than 600,000 refugees from malaria in eastern Africa," said Elizabeth Gore, ... are particularly susceptible to contracting malaria and dying from the disease. Two thirds of the 33 ...

Children Emerge as Winners in Twitter Challenge Between Ashton Kutcher and CNN

... stem the spread of malaria, one day before World malaria Day, April 25. The gift comes as the result ... an insecticide-treated net, some 70 percent of malaria deaths could be avoided, "said Ann M. Veneman, ... regardless of the outcome. UNICEF partner, malaria No More, has agreed to match CNN's $100,000 gift ...

USAID Recognizes World Malaria Day

... -- The following is a statement from U.S. malaria Coordinator, Admiral Tim Ziemer on World malaria Day: Across Africa, young boys and girls ... the mosquito bites that transmit the deadly malaria parasites. Those parasites kill an estimated ...

Global health experts release new guidance on malaria elimination

... The announcement is being made on behalf of the malaria Elimination Group, a global body of researchers, ... of the Global Health Group, and chair of the malaria Elimination Group. "Much of the world's attention has rightly focused on controlling malaria and reducing deaths caused by the disease," ...

Working Towards 'Counting Malaria Out' Through Scale-Up of PermaNet(R) Bed Nets, Vestergaard Frandsen Produces 175 Millionth Net; Introduces New Net To Combat Insecticide Resistance

... World malaria Day Events Held in Nairobi , London , ... 23 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the theme for World malaria Day on 4/25, 'Counting malaria Out,' Vestergaard Frandsen is stepping up ...

A View from Rwanda: Congressional Briefing Highlights Impact of U.S. funded Anti-Malaria Programs

... funded by the Global Fund and President's malaria Initiative help Rwanda reduce malaria deaths by more than 60 percent. ... briefing held today in advance of World malaria Day , speakers discussed the current state ...

U.S. Malaria Initiative Releases Third Annual Report

... -- The United States, through the President's malaria Initiative (PMI), has helped 15 high burden ... Africa to dramatically scale up highly effective malaria prevention and treatment interventions, according to the PMI third annual malaria report released today. Working with other ...

Usher to Partner With UN Foundation and Nothing but Nets to Engage Youth in Service to Combat Malaria

... One net saves a life. Saturday, April 25 is World malaria Day. (Vocus) April 23, ... and save a life." This Saturday is World malaria Day. The United Nations has called for an end to malaria related deaths. Nothing But Nets is a global, ...

Today on Capitol Hill: The Malaria Forum

... and John Boozman, co-chairs of the Congressional malaria Caucus, join global pharmaceutical company ... Disease initiative (DNDi) to host the malaria Forum . The malaria Forum offers an important opportunity to gain ...

Every 30 Seconds an African Child Dies from Malaria; Education Key to Prevention

... children under the age of 5 die each year from malaria -- a disease that is entirely preventable. As World malaria Day approaches April 25, Christian Children's ... but many vulnerable families do not know how malaria is transmitted or how to prevent or treat it," ...

Discovery of variations in resistance to sulfadoxine across Africa

... Researchers have discovered that malaria parasites in east and west Africa carry different ... have implications for the manner in which malaria control campaigns are carried out, and suggest ... blood samples collected from patients with malaria in various African countries, and searched the ...

As Global Recession Worsens, is Malaria Killing Africa's Potential?

... 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of World malaria Day next week, aid agency World Vision warns malaria is sapping Africa's economic and human potential ... authorized in the Global AIDS, Tuberculosis and malaria bill signed into law last year. In addition, ...

Nothing But Nets Launches World Malaria Day Fundraising Challenge

... bed nets to refugee camps in Africa, where malaria is the number one killer of refugees. Supporters ... across the country in the lead-up to World malaria Day on April 25, 2009. Individuals can view where ... are scheduled to take place, from now until World malaria Day on April 25. These include: a ...

Congress Approves FY2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill with $900 Million for The Global Fund

... the World Affected by AIDS, Tuberculosis and malaria WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... Fund financing fights HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria around the world, thanks to the dedicated support ... presented by HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria within their borders. At its last meeting in ...

LSTM and MiP Consortium awarded further $4.5 million

... The malaria in Pregnancy Consortium, led by the Liverpool ... the use of an antimalarial drug given to prevent malaria in pregnancy in Africa. malaria in pregnancy is a major cause of severe maternal ...

CANTAM first African Network of Excellence for clinical trials

... Africa Network on Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and malaria for the conduct of clinical trials) is the first ... of clinical trials on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria conducted in Africa is increasing sharply and is ... clinical trials on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and other related diseases. Ultimately, the four ...

Nothing But Nets and Union of Reform Judaism Help Save Lives in Kenya

... and sometimes war - they should not then die of a malaria infection caused by a mosquito bite." ... on this trip to see first-hand the impact of malaria on these refugee camps," said Rabbi Marla ... $10 donation, we are able to help protect against malaria and offer these parents some piece of mind as ...

Recent U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Green Named Managing Director of Malaria No More Policy Center

... to the United Republic of Tanzania, joins malaria No More as the new Managing Director of the malaria No More Policy Center in Washington, DC, the ... experience and insight into the fight against malaria in Africa to his new role at the Policy Center, ...

MIT: Fighting malaria by changing the environment

... he said. While most efforts at dealing with malaria have focused on the human side, such as attempts ... analyzing how different areas' vulnerability to malaria will be affected by a changing climate. To ... of northern Africa. "Africa is the hot spot for malaria in general," Eltahir explained, so this fieldwork ...

Rx for Africa Ethiopia to Launch a Minimum of 36 New Products in 2009

... Drugs for malaria and HIV/AIDS a High Priority ADDIS ABABA, ... products in calendar 2009. The state of the art malaria drug Artemisinin is scheduled for a third-quarter ... pharmaceuticals are in process. "Globally, malaria is responsible for more than one million deaths ...

The Buzz And Bite Malaria Prevention Campaign Is In Use In 50 Countries

... The Buzz and Bite malaria Prevention Campaign has crossed the 50 countries ... (PRWEB) January 5, 2009 -- The Buzz and Bite malaria Prevention Campaign has crossed the 50 countries ... hospitals. Major users of the Buzz and Bite malaria Prevention Campaign include the ...

Case Western Reserve professor helps control infectious diseases with models and math

... algebraic equation hold the secret to eradicating malaria or schistosomiasis? A Case Western Reserve ... conditions that affect diseases like malaria and schistosomiasis, also known as "snail fever." ... social factors all come into play. Gurarie's malaria research looks at the development of drug - ...

'Airport Malaria' Risk Rising With Global Warming

... and proliferating. "The real problem with malaria is that it is not rare," said study author Dr. ... in the more developed areas of the world where malaria is not widespread, the most common type of malaria is "imported malaria." As distinguished from ...

Malaria Journal supplement evaluates steps toward elimination

... There are hurdles to clear before malaria elimination can be achieved. A supplement published in malaria Journal features a series of articles reviewing the many aspects of the research agenda for global malaria elimination. One of the supplement's reviews ...

NASA scientists provide update on existing remote sensing technology programs and new projects

... outbreaks. Key areas of discussion will include malaria Early Warning Network, malaria Modeling and Surveillance Updates, Avian ... AL Remote Sensing Modeling and Surveillance of malaria and Avian Influenza Risk Prediction in South East ...
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